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" John is the majestic image of a high and stately tragedy, shutting up and intermingling her solemn scenes and acts with a sevenfold chorus of hallelujahs and harping symphonies : and this my opinion the grave authority of Pareus, commenting that book,... "
Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ... - Page 196
by George Walker - 1825 - 615 pages
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Southern Review, Volume 5

1830
...consisting of two persons and a double chorus, as Origen rightly judges. And the Apocalypse of St. John, is the majestic image of a high and stately...scenes and acts with a seven-fold chorus of hallelujahs arid harping symphonies ; and this my opinion, the grave authority of Parcus commenting that book is...
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Lives of the Twelve Apostles: To which is Prefixed a Life of John the Baptist

Francis William Pitt Greenwood - 1835 - 252 pages
...who thus speaks in his Reason of Church Government urged against Prelaty. " And the Apocalypse of St. John is the majestic image of a high and stately tragedy,...Pareus, commenting that book, is sufficient to confirm." But whatever difference there may be concerning the intention of this book, there can be none with...
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The Prose Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1835 - 976 pages
...consisting of two persons, and a double chorus, as Origen rightly judges. And the Apocalypse of St. hat might restrain by force and punishment what was...self-defence and preservation being originally and naturally commenting1 that book, is sufficient to confirm. Or if occasion shall lead, to imitate those magnifie...
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Lives of sacred poets, Volume 2

Robert Eldridge Aris Willmott - 1838 - 363 pages
...constitutions wherein Sophocles and Euripides reign shall be found more doctrinal and exemplary to a nation ; or if occasion shall lead to imitate those magnific...Pindarus and Callimachus are in most things worthy. But those frequent songs throughout the Law and Prophets beyond all these, not in their divine argument...
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1839
...consisting of two persons, and a double chorus, as Origeu rightly judges. And the Apocalypse of St. John is the majestic image of a high and stately tragedy,...seven-fold chorus of hallelujahs and harping symphonies."* Milton certainly appears to have considered the Book of Job as an epic, but he could not have been...
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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
...consisting of two persons, and a double chorus, as Origen rightly judges. And the ' Apocalypse ' of St. John is the majestic image of a high and stately tragedy,...symphonies ; and this my opinion, the grave authority of Paraeus, commenting that book, is sufficient to confirm ; or if occasion shall lead to imitate those...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1844
...consisting of two persons, and a double chorus, as Origen rightly judges ; and the Apocalypse of St Deserves no less than stabbing ; Yet stab at thee...in a pleasant shade Which a grove of myrtles made I'areus, commenting that book, is sufficient to confirm. Or if occasion shall lead, to imitate those...
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The Living Age, Volume 107

1870
...to grapple with the impossible ; for the imagery of what Milton described, in his majestic prose, as a " high and stately tragedy, shutting up and intermingling...sevenfold chorus of hallelujahs and harping symphonies" — that imagery is unpaintable. Barely can words, which are a far vaguer vehicle than drawing, convey...
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Writings of Hugh Swinton Legaré ...: Consisting of a Diary of ..., Volume 2

Hugh Swinton Legaré - 1845
...consisting of two persons and a double chorus, as Origen rightly judges. And the Apocalypse of St. John is the majestic image of a high and stately tragedy,...to imitate those magnific odes and hymns, wherein Pandarus and Callimachus are in most things worthy, some others in their frame judicious, in their...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1845
...consisting of two persons, and a double chorus, as Origen rightly judges. And the ^ Apocalypse of St. John is the majestic image of a high and stately tragedy,...intermingling her solemn scenes and acts with a sevenfold \chorusof hallelujahs and harping symphonies: and this my opinion the grave authority of Pareus, commenting...
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