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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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Paradise Lost: A Poem, Volume 1

John Milton - 1821 - 226 pages
...and battle proud, With vain attempt. Him the Almighty Power Hurl'd headlong (laming from the etherial sky, With hideous ruin and combustion, down To bottomless...In adamantine chains and penal fire, Who durst defy the Omnipotent to arms. Nine times the space that measures day and night To mortal men, he with his...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which Improprieties in Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - 1822 - 404 pages
...our patience, than mislead our sense. Pofe. 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. Milton. In these examples, we see the particle the may either form a distinct syllable or not. In the...
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A Comment on the Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, Volume 1

John Taaffe - 1822 - 574 pages
...City of Jerusalem. This hollow had been caused ( as we shall be told ) by the fall of Lucifer ; who by the Almighty power Hurl'd headlong flaming from the ethereal sky With hideous ruin and combustion. fell \vith such violence upon the southern hemisphere that he transfixed the, till then solid, globe:...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 28

1823 - 408 pages
...Heaven, 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. Horace, a poet celebrated for felicitous originality of genius, has not scorned to imitate the dramatist...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823 - 682 pages
...mentions Satan in the beginning of his poem : 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. We have likewise several noble hints of it in the infernal conference : O prince ! 0 chief of many-throned...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - 1823 - 406 pages
...our patience, than mislead our sense. Pope. Him the Almighty pow'r Hurl'd headlong flaming from th' ethereal sky, With hideous ruin and combustion down...penal fire, Who durst defy th' Omnipotent to arms. Mi/ton. In these examples, we see the particle the may either form a distinct syllable or not. In the...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 9-10

British essayists - 1823 - 806 pages
...his poem : — Him the Almighty Power Hurled headlong flaming from th' ethereal sky, With hideous rum and combustion, down To bottomless perdition, there...penal fire, Who durst defy th' Omnipotent to arms. t. 44. VoL. IX. M We have likewise several noble hints of it in the infernal conference : ' 0 prince...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 1

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1823 - 418 pages
...evident than by the following quotations : -Him the almighty power Hur1'd headlong flaming from th' ethereal sky, With hideous ruin and combustion, down To bottomless perdition, there to dwell 208 MOTION AND FORCE. [Chap. j. In adamantine chains and penal fire, Who durst defy th' Omnipotent...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...Against the throne and monarchy of God Rais'd impious war in Heav'n and baltle proud, With vain attempt. othest shepherd that e'er pip'd on plains. There is...[stream, Whilome she was the daughter of Locrine, That Nine times the space that measures day and night To mortal men, he with his horrid crew Lay vanquish'd,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824 - 646 pages
...in the beginning of his poem, i. 44. &c. — Him the almighty Power Hurl'd headlong flaming from th' ethereal sky, With hideous ruin and combustion, down...chains and penal fire, Who durst defy th' Omnipotent to armf. We have likewise several noblc hints of it in the infernal conference, i. 128. &c. O Prince !...
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