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" With vain attempt. Him the Almighty Power Hurled headlong flaming from the ethereal sky With hideous ruin and combustion down To bottomless perdition, there to dwell In adamantine* chains and penal fire, Who durst defy the Omnipotent to arms. "
Morality of Fiction: Or, An Inquiry Into the Tendency of Fictitious ... - Page 165
by Hugh Murray - 1805 - 174 pages
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The amnesty, or, The duke of Alba in Flanders

Charles F. Ellerman - 1843 - 650 pages
...wings and dazzling sword, refulgent as when he hurled the rebellious angels — "... headlong, daming from the ethereal sky, With hideous ruin and combustion, down To bottomless perdition." The daily visitor has fast soared above the horizon, and his rays are becoming more and more vertical....
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 41

1857 - 602 pages
...force by crowding much into little compass : " Him the Almighty Power Hurled headlong flaming from th' ethereal sky, With hideous ruin and combustion, down...penal fire, Who durst defy th' Omnipotent to arms." The thoughts, nay, even the words, are here thrown together with mountain tumult. Music put to such...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 686 pages
...envy and revenge, deceived The mother of mankind. 7548 Paradise Lost Him the almighty power Hurled the omnipotent to arms. 7549 Paradise Lost A dungeon horrible, on all sides round As one great furnace...
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Spirit Guides & Angel Guardians: Contact Your Invisible Helpers

Richard Webster - 1998 - 372 pages
...of the fall: Him the Almighty Power Hurled headlong flaming from the ethereal sky, With hideous rum and combustion, down To bottomless perdition; there...adamantine chains and penal fire , Who durst defy the Omnipotent to arms.31 This "fall" has been a popular theme for writers and artists, but remains...
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Archetype of the Apocalypse: Divine Vengeance, Terrorism, and the End of the ...

Edward F. Edinger - 2002 - 252 pages
...Heav'n and Battle proud With vain attempt. Him the Almighty Power Hurl'd headlong flaming from th' Ethereal sky With hideous ruin and combustion down...penal Fire, Who durst defy th' Omnipotent to Arms. (l:33-49)6 This is exactly the same image as in the Book of Revelation, yet set at the very beginning...
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Requiem for Harlem: Mercy of a Rude Stream Volume IV, A Novel

Henry Roth - 1998 - 316 pages
...didn't know, but moist it was, more than damp: wet. Helas! Hurl'd headlong flaming from th ' ethereial sky With hideous ruin and combustion down To bottomless...penal fire, Who durst defy th ' Omnipotent to Arms. "Well, where is he?" Mom's voice came to Ira as if across the centuries, from the present to the time...
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Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict

Lester R. Kurtz, Jennifer E. Turpin - 1999 - 857 pages
...spirals down inevitably to the underworld, which waits to engulf him: Him the Almighty Power Hurled headlong flaming from the ethereal Sky With hideous...there to dwell In Adamantine Chains and penal Fire. (Milton, Paradise lost, 1667) This miserable existence fills him with hate — hate that he expresses...
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A Critic's Journey: Literary Reflections, 1958-1998

Geoffrey H. Hartman, Professor Geoffrey H Hartman - 1999 - 348 pages
...imperturbability of that other, summer space: Him the Almighty Power Hurl'd headlong flaming from th'Ethereal Sky With hideous ruin and combustion down To bottomless...there to dwell In Adamantine Chains and penal Fire . . . (1.44-48) One of the major means of realizing the counterplot is the simile. Throughout Paradise...
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Imagining the King's Death: Figurative Treason, Fantasies of Regicide, 1793-1796

John Barrell - 2000 - 860 pages
...Satan, for having waged war 'Against the throne and monarchy of God': Him the almighty power Hurled headlong flaming from the ethereal sky With hideous ruin and combustion down To bottomless perdition (I- 44-7) It was partly this implied comparison between George and Satan, partly no doubt Burke's implied...
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Salem Witchcraft, Volume 1

Charles Wentworth Upham - 2000 - 808 pages
...existence of the arch-fiend, but denied his agency in human affairs. They held that he was kept confined "to bottomless perdition, there to dwell — "In adamantine chains and penal fire." Sir Robert Fihner, in 1680, published "An Advertisement to the jurymen of England, touching Witches,"...
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