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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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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - 1845 - 372 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,...and intermingling her solemn scenes and acts with a seven fold chorus of hallelujahs and harping symphonies. And this my opinion, the grave authority...
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The Presbyterian review and religious journal, Volume 19

1846
...persons without giving us warning. Milton has said of it, ' The apocalypse of St John is the mystic image of a high and stately tragedy, shutting up and...sevenfold chorus of hallelujahs and harping symphonies.' (Against Prelacy.) It is absolutely necessary that we keep in mind this feature of the book, if we...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - 1847
...consisting of two persons, and a double chorus, as Origen rightly judges ; and the Apocalypse of St 읁 ! Pindarua and Callimachus are in most things worthy, some others in their frame judicious, in their...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1847
...consisting of two persons, and a double chorus, as Origen rightly judges ; and the Apocalypse of St John is th 1'areus, commenting that book, is sufficient to confirm. Or if occasion shall lead, to imitate those...
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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volumes 3-4

1847
...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,...sevenfold chorus of hallelujahs and harping symphonies," &e. &c. (Preface to the Second Book om the Reason of Church Government.) Lord Robertson paraphrases,...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1849
...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,...confirm. Or if occasion shall lead, to imitate those magnifie odes and hymns, wherein 1'indarus and Callimachus arc in most things worthy, some others in...
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The Original, a periodical established by a few young men as an amusement

1849
...true God. But last, not least, in the poetic prose of the seraphic Milton, the " Apocalypse of St. John is the majestic image of a high and stately tragedy,...sevenfold chorus of hallelujahs and harping symphonies." Although time and space have but allowed an abstract view of the subject, it must be admitted, independently...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The ..., Volumes 5-6

1856
...dragon." My next quotation gives us Milton's opinion of THE APOCALYPSE. " The Apocalypse of St. John is the majestic image of a high and stately tragedy,...and intermingling her solemn scenes and acts with a seven- fold chorus of hallelujahs and harping symphonies." I shall now present you with a beautiful...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1850
...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,...hymns, wherein Pindarus and Callimachus are in most tilings worthy, some others in their frame judicious, in their matter most, and end faulty. But those...
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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volumes 9-10

1850
...somewhat of the same spirit in which it was written. ' The Apocalypse of St. John,' says Milton, ' is the majestic image of a high and stately tragedy,...solemn scenes and acts with a sevenfold chorus of hallellujahs and harping symphonies ;' and though this is being over-imaginative, yet Milton is much...
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