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" Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains in her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great... "
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1900
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The Antiquary

Sir Walter Scott - 1998 - 454 Seiten
...the description of Satan's spear in Paradise Lost, 1 .292 -94: 'His spear, to equal which the tallest pine/ Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast/ Of some great ammiral, were but a wand'. 138.8 optical deception known as the Brocken spectre, an illusion created by particular atmospheric...
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Dekonstruktion: die Literaturtheorie der 1990er

Pil Dahlerup - 1998 - 120 Seiten
...von Satans Speer zu beschreiben: His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hüls to be the mast Of some great Ammiral, were but a wand (1.292—294) [An seinem Speere, gegen den die höchste Fichte, auf Norwegens Gebirg' gefällt, Als...
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Coleridge and the Uses of Division

Fellow and Tutor Balliol College Lecturer English Faculty Seamus Perry, Seamus Perry, Seamus (Lecturer in English Literature Perry, Lecturer in English Literature University of Glasgow) - 1999 - 303 Seiten
...Miltonic solitude than a Shakespearian immanence: Satan's spear is one 'to equal which the tallest pine / Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast / Of some great ammiral, were but a wand' (I.191-4; Milton, 479), which Wordsworth adopts to describe 'the dauntless Bard' Milton ('On Milton',...
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The Apocalypse: An Exposition of the Book of Revelation

Joseph A. Seiss - 544 Seiten
...his shield, like the broad circumference of the moon ; and his spear so great, that to it the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills to be the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand. But, not in this way can we get a right idea of Satan's greatness. We must...
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The Satanic Epic

Neil Forsyth - 2003 - 382 Seiten
...extraordinarily condensed language for his spear "to equal which the tallest Pine / Hewn on Nonwgian hills, to be the Mast / Of some great Ammiral, were but a wand" (1.292-94). The detail of the simile brings us into Britain's troubled maritime present only for the...
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The Major Works

John Milton - 2003 - 966 Seiten
...descry new lands,0 290 Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand,0 He walked with to support uneasy steps Over the burning mart, not like those...
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The Northern Utopia: British Perceptions of Norway in the Nineteenth Century

Peter Fjågesund, Ruth A. Syme - 2003 - 413 Seiten
...year. When describing Satan's spear in Book I of Paradise Lost, he compares it to 'the tallest pine r Hewn on Norwegian hills to be the mast of some great Ammiral' tIL 292-4). Shelley picks up the same image in The Revolt of Islam I1818), in which Laon trembles 'like...
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Paradise Lost: A Student's Companion to the Poem

Francis C. Blessington - 2004 - 164 Seiten
...to descry new Lands, Rivers or Mountains in her spotty Globe. His Spear, to equal which the tallest Pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the Mast Of some great Ammiral, were but a wand. (1.283-94) Milton's similes have complex functions. For example, they often forecast the fallen world...
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Milton, Spenser and The Chronicles of Narnia: Literary Sources for the C.S ...

Elizabeth Baird Hardy - 2014 - 196 Seiten
...(11.306), who is so large that his shield is like the moon and his spear "to equal which the tallest pine/ Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast/ Of some great ammiral, were but a wand" (1.292-294) is a physically gigantic incarnation of the abstract idea of evil, just as the abstract...
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The Apocalypse: Lectures on the Book of Revelation

Joseph A. Seiss - 2007 - 536 Seiten
...his shield, like the broad circumference of the moon ; and his spear so great, that to it the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills to be the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand. But, not in this way can we get a right idea of Satan's greatness. We must...
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