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" From heaven, they fabled, thrown by angry Jove Sheer o'er the crystal battlements : from morn To noon he fell, from noon to dewy eve, A summer's day ; and with the setting sun Dropt from the zenith like a falling star... "
Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711 - Page 26
by John Milton - 1801
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The Complete Poems

John Milton - Poetry - 1999 - 864 pages
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A Critic's Journey: Literary Reflections, 1958-1998

Geoffrey H. Hartman, Professor Geoffrey H Hartman - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 297 pages
...architect, Mammon, also known to the ancient world as Mulciber: and how he fell From Heav'n, they fabl'd, thrown by angry Jove Sheer o'er the Crystal Battlements:...setting Sun Dropt from the Zenith like a falling Star, On Lemnos th'jEgzan Isle. {Paradise Lost, 1.740-46) These verses stand out from a brilliant text as...
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Classical Mythology in English Literature: A Critical Anthology

Geoffrey Miles - Literary Collections - 1999 - 456 pages
...gods as devils. Here, for instance, he describes the fall of Vulcan: . . . and how he fell From heaven they fabled, thrown by angry Jove Sheer o'er the crystal...dewy eve, A summer's day; and with the setting sun Dropped from the zenith like a falling star On Lemnos the Aegean isle . . . and then abruptly undercuts...
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Literary Imagination: The Review of the Association of Literary ..., Volume 5

Literature - 2003
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The Metamorphosis of Ovid: From Chaucer to Ted Hughes

Sarah Annes Brown - English literature - 1999 - 246 pages
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The Metamorphosis of Ovid: From Chaucer to Ted Hughes

Sarah Annes Brown - History - 1999 - 246 pages
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City Levels

Ally Ireson, Nick Barley - Architecture - 2000 - 125 pages
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British Literature 1640 - 1789: An Anthology

Robert DeMaria, Jr. - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 976 pages
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November: Lincoln's Elegy at Gettysburg

Kent Gramm - History - 2001 - 344 pages
...with classical mythology: . . . Men call'd him Mulciber; and how he fell From Heav'n, they fabl'd, thrown by angry Jove Sheer o'er the Crystal Battlements:...setting Sun Dropt from the Zenith like a falling Star, On Lernnos th' Aegean Isle . . . (I 740-46) Milton was a man of the Renaissance, one foot in the old...
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