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" As when far off at sea a fleet descried Hangs in the clouds, by equinoctial winds Close sailing from Bengala, or the isles Of Ternate and Tidore, whence merchants bring Their spicy drugs : they on the trading flood, Through the wide Ethiopian to the Cape,... "
An Introduction to the Grammar of Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools - Página 167
por Jonathan Barber - 1834 - 168 páginas
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: A New Edition Carefully Revised from the ...

John Milton - 1855 - 570 páginas
...Puts on swift wings, and toward the gates of Hell Explores his solitary flight: sometimes He scours the right hand coast, sometimes the left; Now shaves...equinoctial winds Close sailing from Bengala, or the isles Of Ternate and Tidore, 2 whence merchants bring Their spicy drugs: they on the trading flood Through...
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The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton: With Life

John Milton - 1855 - 491 páginas
...Puts on swift wings, and towards the gates of hell Explores his solitary flight : sometimes He scours the right hand coast, sometimes the left ; Now shaves...equinoctial winds Close sailing from Bengala, or the isles Of Ternate and Tidore, whence merchants bring Their spicy drugs : they on the trading flood, Through...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1855 - 748 páginas
...wings, and toward the gates of hell k Explores his solitary flight : sometimes He scours the right-hand coast, sometimes the left ; Now shaves with level...the fiery concave towering high. As when far off at sea1 a fleet descried Hangs in the clouds, by equinoctial winds Close sailing from Bengala, or the...
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Alfred Tennyson

Arthur Christopher Benson - 1907 - 243 páginas
...Virgil. Lycidas, he said, was a test of poetic instinct. He used to praise Milton's similes, especially As when far off at sea a fleet descried Hangs in the clouds, by equinoctial winds Close sailing from Bcngala— (Bk. ii. 634) saying, " What simile was ever so vast as this ? " As an instance of a liquid...
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The Romantic Age in Prose: An Anthology

Alan W. Bellringer, C. B. Jones - 1980 - 159 páginas
...activity, for its own gratification, contemplates them as hanging. 'As when far off at sea a licet descried Hangs in the clouds, by equinoctial winds Close sailing from Bengala. or the isles Of Ternate or Tidore. whence merchants bring Their spicy drugs: they on the trading flood Through the...
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms

Merriam-Webster, Inc - 1984 - 940 páginas
...implication of abrasion but rather in some contexts suggests a dangerous approach or a narrow escape <now shaves with level wing the deep, then soars up to the fiery concave— Milton) <three hansoms shaved him by an inch—Barni-) Skim (see also FLY) also implies a light touch...
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The Classical Tradition : Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature ...

Gilbert Highet - 1949 - 802 páginas
...hell (Satan, who later appears as vast as an island mountain) to an entire fleet, which far off at sea Hangs in the clouds, by equinoctial winds Close sailing from Bengala, or the isles Of Ternate and Tidore, whence merchants bring Their spicy drugs; they on the trading flood Through...
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Beautiful Sublime: The Making of ‘Paradise Lost,’ 1701-1734

Leslie Moore - 1990 - 252 páginas
...with her plumes winnows the buxom air (to use Milton's style.) Sometimes She scours the right-hand coast, sometimes the left, Now shaves with level wing the deep, then soars Up to the empyraean tow'ring high. (WJR, 252, my emphasis) The movement of the Satanic character appears to be...
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Epic and Empire: Politics and Generic Form from Virgil to Milton

David Quint, Professor David Quint, James Chandler, Lionel Gossman - 1993 - 433 páginas
...reduction of Satan from epic voyager to chance adventurer by depicting Satan as a commercial traveler: As when far off at sea, a fleet descried Hangs in...equinoctial winds Close sailing from Bengala, or the isles Of Temate and Tidore, whence merchants bring Their spicy drugs: they on the trading flood Through the...
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Selected Poems

William Wordsworth - 1994 - 587 páginas
...such an appearance, the mind in its activity, for its own gratification, contemplates them as hanging. As when far off at Sea a Fleet descried Hangs in the...equinoctial winds Close sailing from Bengala or the Isles Of Ternate or Tydore, whence Merchants bring Their spicy drugs; they on the trading flood Through the...
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