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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 Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Mitford - 1838
...the ragged moon. Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands, 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 ammiral, were but a wand, He walk'd with to support uneasy steps 295 Over the burning marie, not like...
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Works, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1838
...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 Norwegian hills, to be the mast Ofsonio great admiral, were hula wand, He walked with. His diction was in his own time censured as...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - Poetry - 1986 - 356 pages
...blending of echoes, this time from Homer, Vergil, and Ovid, is found in Milton's account of Satan's spear: His Spear, to equal which the tallest Pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the Mast Of some great Ammiral, were but a wand, He walkt with to support uneasie steps Over the burning Marle . . . [1.292-96]...
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Milton in Government

Robert Thomas Fallon - Literary Criticism - 2010
...persuasive reasons to consider the Council's draft of a Spanish treaty in 1652 as his work. Denmark His Spear, to equal which the tallest Pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the Mast Of some great Ammiral, were but a wand. (PL 1:292-94) In the mid-seventeenth century Denmark was considerably larger...
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Transuming Passion: Ganymede and the Erotics of Humanism

Leonard Barkan - Philosophy - 1991 - 147 pages
...the top of f'eso/e, 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 Ammiral, were but a wand, He walkd with. Nathless he so endurd, till on the Beach Of that inflamed...
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Fellowship in Paradise Lost: Vergil, Milton, Wordsworth, Volume 97

André Verbart, Andreas Franciscus Maria Verbart - Aeneas (Legendary character) in literature - 1995 - 314 pages
...This is appareut from lines 225-38, quoted earlier, but also from a passage a bit later. I.292-98: His Spear, to equal which the tallest Pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the Mast Of some great Ammiral, were but a wand. He walkt with to support uneasie steps Over the burning Marte, not like those...
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Textanlässe, Lesetätigkeiten: Poetik und Rhetorik der Unabgeschlossenheit

Detlev Gohrbandt - Books and reading - 1998 - 300 pages
...analysiert, die diesen Näherungsprozeß deutlich zeigt. Die Stelle beschreibt Satans Ausstattung: 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) Fish betont, daß das Lesen ein zeitlicher Prozeß ist: »the...
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The Antiquary

Sir Walter Scott - Fiction - 1998 - 454 pages
...8.3 pine torn up by the roots compare 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...
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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) - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 303 pages
...(Lectures, II:1i1), more a towering 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...
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The Apocalypse: An Exposition of the Book of Revelation

Joseph A. Seiss - Religion - 544 pages
...a rood ; 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 lift our thoughts to much...
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