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" Twas all it had, for windows there were none. The gate was adamant; eternal frame! Which, hew'd by Mars himself, from Indian quarries came, The labour of a god; and all along Tough iron plates were clench 'd to make it strong. "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 91
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...all it had, for Windows there were none. The Gate was Adamant ; eternal Frame ! Which hew'd by Mart himfelf from Indian Quarries came, The Labour of a...Plates were clench'd to make it ftrong. A Tun about was^very Pillar there, A polifh'd Mirrour fhone not half fa clear. There faw I how the fecret Fellon...
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Fables Antient and Modern: Translated Into Verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace ...

John Dryden - Fables - 1713 - 550 pages
...Door ; In,through thatDoor,a NorthernLight there fhone; 'Twas all it had, for Windows there were none. The Gate was Adamant ; Eternal Frame ! Which hew'd...came, The Labour of a God ; and all along Tough Iron Plate? were clench'd to make it flrong. A Tun about was ev'ry Pillar there ; A polifli'd Mirrour (hone...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - English poetry - 1760
...In through that door, a northern light there fhone ; 'Twas all it had, for windows there were none, The gate was adamant ; eternal frame ! Which, hew'd by Mars himfelf, from Indian quarries came, The labor of a God ; and all along Tough iron plates were clench'd to make it ftrong. A tun about was ev'ry...
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The new universal English dictionary. Buchanan

Nathan Bailey - 1760
...fquare tmin ftone. Mart. j. To form laborioufly. The gate ws adamant ; eternal frame! Which, V by Mars himfelf, from Indian quarries came, The labour of a god. Dryien't Fthlrt. I now pafs my days, not ftudious nor idle rather polifliing old works than tewing...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...In through that door, a northern light there fhone ; 'Twas all it had, for windows there were none, The gate was adamant ; eternal frame ! Which, hew'd...plates were clench'd to make it ftrong. A tun about was ev'ry pillar there; A polifh'd mirror fhone not half fo clear. There faw I how the fecret felon wrought,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...In through that door, a northern light there fhone ; 'Twas all it had, for windows there were none, The gate was adamant ; eternal frame ! Which, hew'd...plates were clench'd to make it ftrong. A tun about was ev'ry pillar there ; A polim'd mirror fhone not half fo clear. There faw I how the fecret felon wrought,...
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The Thebaid of Statius, Volume 1

Publius Papinius Statius - Eteocles (Greek mythology) - 1767
...had, for Windows there were none. The Gate was Adamant, eternal Frame ! Which hew'dby War/himfelf, from Indian Quarries came, The Labour of a God ; and all along Tough Iron-Plates were clench'd to make it ftrong. A Tun about was ev'ry Pillar there : A polifh'd Mirror...
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The Thebaid of Statius: Translated Into English Verse, with Notes ..., Volume 2

Publius Papinius Statius - Seven against Thebes (Greek mythology) - 1773
...In through that Door a northern Light there fhone ; 'Twas all it had, for Windows there were none. The Gate was Adamant, eternal Frame ! Which hew'd by Mars himfelf, from Indian Quarrjfc came. The Labour of a God ; and all along Tough Iron-Plates were clench'd to make it ftrong....
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A New Review: With Literary Curiosities and Literary Intelligence, Volume 1

1782
...the door a northern light there (hone,. 'Twas all it had, for windows there were none. The gate of adamant, eternal frame, Which hew'd by Mars himfelf from Indian quarries came. This fcene of terror is judicioufly contrafted by the pleafihg and joyous imagery of the temples of...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope, Volume 2

Joseph Warton - 1782
...through the door a northern light there {hone, 'Twas all it had, for windows there were none. The gate of adamant, eternal frame, Which hew'd by Mars himfelf from Indian quarries came. This This fcene of terror is judicioufly contrafted. by the pleafing and "joyous imagery of the temples...
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