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" His spear, — to equal which, the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great ammiral, were but a wand... "
The Monthly magazine - Page 202
by Monthly literary register - 1841
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...the trunk was of a lofty tree, Which Nature meant some tall ship's mast should be. Milton of Satan : His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on...the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand, He walked with. His diction was in his own time censured as negligent. He seems not to have known, or...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...the trunk was of a lofty tree, Which nature meant some tali ship's mast should be, Milton of Satan : His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on...the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand, He walked with. His diction was in his own time censured as negligent. He seems not to have known, or...
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Evenings at Home, Or, The Juvenile Budget Opened: Consisting of a Variety of ...

John Aikin - Children - 1819
...Paradise Lost about that ? Tut. Yes. The spear of Satan is magnified by a comparison with a lofty Pine. His spear, to equal which the tallest Pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great ammiral, were but a wand. VOL. I. H Har. I remember, too, that the walking staff' of the giant Polypheme...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 5

England - 1819
...compare Satan's spear • with the mast of готе great admiral,' as you assert. The passage is, ' His spear, to equal which the TALLEST PINE ' HEWN ON NORWEGIAN HILLS, то BE the mast ' Of some great admiral, were but a wand !' You leave out the chief, I might say the...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...the trunk was of a lofty tree, Which Nature meant some tall ship's mast should Ije. Milton of Satan : His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on...the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand, He walked with. His diction was in his own time censured as negligent. 'He seems not to have known, or...
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A Reply to an "Unsentimental Sort of Critic,": The Reviewer of "Spence's ...

William Lisle Bowles - 1820 - 43 pages
...compare Satan's spear " ' with the mast of some great admiral' as you " assert. The passage is, " ' His spear, to equal which the TALLEST PINE " ' HEWN...the mast " ' Of some great admiral, were but a wand ! r* " You leave out the chief, I might say the only, " circumstance, which reconciles the ' mast'...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - Fall of man - 1820 - 305 pages
...top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, 290 Rivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe. His spear (to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great amiral, were but a wand) He walk'd with, to support uneasy steps 29a Over the burning marl ; not like...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...meant some tall ship's mast should be. Hilton of Satan : His spear, to equal which the tallest pinę Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great admiral, were but a wand He walked with. His diction was in his own time censured as negligent. He seems not to have known, or...
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A Reply to an Unsentimental Sort of Critic: The Reviewer of Spence's ...

William Lisle Bowles - 1820 - 43 pages
...great admiral' as you *' assert. The passage is, " * His spear, to equal which the TALLEST PIKB " ' HEWN ON NORWEGIAN HILLS to be the mast " ' Of some great admiral, were but a wand ! !' " You leave out the chief, I might say the only, " circumstance, which reconciles the ' mast'...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 15

Liberalism (Religion) - 1820
...spear — to equal which the taUest pineHewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great ammiral were but a wand — He walk'd with to support uneasy steps Over the burning marie ! This is a description, from the loftiest pen, of ill'.' most gloomy of beings, endowed with prodigious...
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