National Epics

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A. C. McClurg, 1896 - 398 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 377 - Is this the region, this the soil, the clime," Said then the lost Archangel, " this the seat That we must change for Heaven? — this mournful gloom For that celestial light ? Be...
الصفحة 377 - Hail, horrors ! hail, Infernal World ! and thou, profoundest Hell, Receive thy new possessor — one who brings A mind not to be changed by place or time. The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.
الصفحة 393 - To lay hills plain, fell woods, or valleys fill, Or where plain was, raise hill, or overlay With bridges rivers proud, as with a yoke : Mules after these, camels, and dromedaries, And waggons, fraught with utensils of war, Such forces met not, nor so wide a camp, When Agrican with all his northern powers Besieged Albracca, as romances tell, The city of Gallaphrone, from whence to win The fairest of her sex Angelica.
الصفحة 378 - If once they hear that voice, their liveliest pledge Of hope in fears and dangers, heard so oft In worst extremes, and on the perilous edge Of battle when it...
الصفحة 377 - Almighty hath not built Here for his envy, will not drive us hence : Here we may reign secure, and, in my choice To reign is worth ambition, though in Hell : Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven...
الصفحة 394 - Meroe Nilotic isle, and more to west, The realm of Bocchus to the Blackmoor sea ; From the Asian kings and Parthian among these, From India, and the golden Chersonese, And utmost Indian isle, Taprobane, Dusk faces with white silken turbans wreathed ; From Gallia, Gades, and the British west ; Germans, and Scythians, and Sarmatians, north Beyond Danubius to the Tauric pool.
الصفحة 378 - Etrurian shades High overarched embower, or scattered sedge Afloat, when with fierce winds Orion armed Hath vexed the Red Sea coast, whose waves o'erthrew Busiris and his Memphian chivalry, While with perfidious hatred they pursued The sojourners of Goshen, who beheld From the safe shore their floating carcases And broken chariot wheels: so thick bestrewn Abject and lost lay these, covering the flood, Under amazement of their hideous change. He called so loud, that all the hollow deep Of hell resounded...
الصفحة 393 - From cold septentrion blasts ; thence in the midst Divided by a river, of whose banks On each side an imperial city stood, With towers and temples proudly elevate On seven small hills, with palaces adorned,, Porches and theatres, baths, aqueducts, Statues and trophies, and triumphal arcs, Gardens and groves, presented to his eyes...
الصفحة 380 - Thus with the year Seasons return; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine...
الصفحة 378 - He scarce had ceased when the superior Fiend Was moving toward the shore ; his ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast. The broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At evening, from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, 290 Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe.

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