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" HIGH on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold... "
Paradiso perduto di Milton - Page 58
by John Milton - 1852
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Milton's Poetical Works

John Milton - 1853 - 661 pages
...world which he sought. Hi<ffl on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus l and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East, with richest...from despair Thus high uplifted beyond hope, aspires Beyond thus high ; insatiate to pursue Vain war with heaven ; and, by success2 untaught, His proud...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem,in Twelve Books; with a Memoir of the Author; Illus ...

John Milton - 1853 - 400 pages
...the power of that place, to the sight of this new world which he sought. PAEADISE LOST. BOOK II, HIGH on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the...barbaric pearl and gold, Satan exalted sat, by merit raised To that bad eminence : and, from despair Thus high uplifted beyond hope, aspires Beyond thus...
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The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Alfred Riggs Ferguson, Joseph Slater, Jean Ferguson Carr - Literary Criticism - 1971 - 424 pages
...this sentence is unidentified. 214.21 BARBARIC PEARL AND GOLD Milton, Paradise Lost, II, 1-5: "High on a throne of royal state, which far / Outshone the...Ind / Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand / Show'rs on her kings barbaric pearl and gold, / Satan exalted sat." 214.37 SACCHI On April 15, 1833,...
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Early English Travellers in India: A Study in the Travel Literature of the ...

Ram Chandra Prasad - Explorers - 1980 - 382 pages
...first-hand. When we read how High on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormuz or of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand...her kings barbaric pearl and gold Satan exalted sat. . . . our minds instinctively go back, as Milton's must have gone back, to Roe's dramatic first interview...
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Four Pilgrims

William Boulting - Orient - 1996 - 246 pages
...along that trade-route between the East and the Levant, which traversed the Persian Gulf, 1 " High on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the...kings barbaric pearl and gold, Satan exalted sat." — Paradise Lost, ii. 1-6. and made its way by Bagdad, and the Euphrates Valley and Aleppo to the...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...sheds On half the Nations, and with fear of change Perplexes Monarchs. (Bk. I, 1. 589-599) OBS 58 High when young did eagerly frequent Doctor and Saint, Show'rs on her kings barbaric pearl and gold, Satan exalted sat, by merit raised To that bad eminence;...
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The Prince of Darkness: Radical Evil and the Power of Good in History

Jeffrey Burton Russell - History - 1992 - 288 pages
...while planning to have Beelzebub impose the master plan at the end. Satan opens the parliament: High on a Throne of Royal State, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous F.ast with richest hand Show'rs on her Kings Barbaric Pearl and Gold, Satan exalted sat. The throne...
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The History of Hell

Alice K. Turner - Art - 1995 - 275 pages
...new monarch sits in sumptuousness rivaled only by Shakespeare's Cleopatra on her gilded barge: High on a Throne of Royal State, which far Outshone the...Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Show'rs on her Kings Barbaric Pearl and Cold, Satan exalted sat, by merit rais'd To that bad eminence....
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Under Western Eyes: India from Milton to Macaulay

Balachandra Rajan - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 267 pages
...poised on these lines, and as we turn the page, the imagination opens the doors to the interior: High on a Throne of Royal State, which far Outshone the...barbaric Pearl and Gold, Satan exalted sat, by merit raised To that bad eminence. (2.1-6) Ormuz was once the emporium of the Orient, and Marvell's deluded...
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Virgil: The Aeneid

Philip R. Hardie - Aeneas (Legendary character) in literature - 1999 - 399 pages
...Mackail rightly draws attention to Milton's allusion in PL 2.1-4, where Satan is depicted on a throne 'which far / outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind...hand / showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold'. The OED quotes this as the earliest instance of "barbaric" in the sense 'pertaining or proper to barbarians...
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