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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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Paradise Lost

John Milton - 1874
...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...solemn scenes and acts with a sevenfold chorus of halle" lujahs and harping symphonies ; and this my opinion the grave " authority of Parasus, commenting...
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The Bible educator, ed. by E.H. Plumptre, Volumes 1-2; Volume 128

Edward Hayes Plumptre - 1874
...hereafter. It may be remarked here, that Milton has described the Apocalypse as " the majestic imago of a high and stately tragedy, shutting up and intermingling...with a sevenfold chorus of hallelujahs and harping symphonies."1 Besides the purely lyrical, there was only one distinct form of poetry which reached...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1876 - 764 pages
...judges; and the Apocalypse of St. John is a majestic image of a high and stately tragedy, shutting and intermingling her solemn scenes and acts with...to imitate those magnific odes and hymns, wherein 1'indarus and Callimachus are in most things worthy, some others in their frame judicious, in their...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876
...consisting of two persons, and a double chorus, as Origen rightly judges ; and the Apocalypse of St that it is not the will of God that I shall see you...patiently, and with a heart like yourself. First, I Paraeus, commenting that book, is sufficient to confirm. Or if occasion shall lead, to imitate those...
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Companions for the devout life

John Edward Kempe - 1877 - 325 pages
...St. John as * Coleridge's Table Talk,' p. 261. t Graham's ' Autobiography of Milton,' p. 169. S " the majestic image of a high and stately tragedy,...chorus of hallelujahs and harping symphonies ;" and says that " the frequent songs throughout the law and prophets, not in their divine argument alone,...
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The Bible educator, ed. by E.H. Plumptre, Volume 1; Volume 184

Edward Hayes Plumptre - 1877
...fuller treatment hereafter. It may bo remarked here, that Milton has described the Apocalypse as " the majestic image of a high and stately tragedy,...sevenfold chorus of hallelujahs and harping symphonies."* Besides the purely lyrical, there was only one distinct form of poetry which reached among the Hebrews...
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The Quiver

1877
...throne, in sight like unto an emerald." EEV. ir. 3. ! HE Apocalypse has been called by Milton " the majestic image of a high and stately tragedy,...shutting up and intermingling her solemn scenes and ¡lets with a sevenfold rhorus of hallelujahs and harping symphonies." "YVe see, and cannot but see,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1880 - 625 pages
...consisting of two ' parsons 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 Parieus, commenting that book, is sufficient to confirm." Here we have certainly a proof that no amount...
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A Thousand Thoughts from Various Authors

Arthur B. Davison - 1880 - 374 pages
...have such regard ! Spenser, Faerie Queene, b. ii. c. viii. 1, 2. APOCALYPSE. THE Apocalypse of St. John is the majestic image of a high and stately tragedy,...sevenfold chorus of hallelujahs and harping Symphonies. Milton, Reason of Church Government. ROMAN AQUEDUCTS. SEE distant mountains leave their valleys dry,...
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Genesis, Volume 32; Volume 254

1881 - 543 pages
...It begins with the chaos of Genesis, " vast and void ; " it ends with a book which has been called " the majestic image of a high and stately tragedy,...sevenfold chorus of hallelujahs and harping symphonies." ' 1 Milton. vi GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO THE OLD TESTAMENT. But in this diversity, so important and so...
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