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" He scarce had ceased, when the superior fiend Was moving toward the shore: his ponderous shield, Ethereal temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the... "
The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik]. - Page 15
by George Lillie Craik - 1845
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The world displayed, in its history and geography;: embracing a ..., Volumes 1-2

Royal Robbins - World geography - 1833
...Towards the close of his long hfe, he became blind. Milton has finely alluded to him in the lines " Like the moon, whose orb Through optic glass, the Tuscan...artist views At evening, from the top of Fesole, Or in Valciamo, to descry new lands, Rivers, or mountains, on her spotty globe." 5. Raleigh (Sir Walter)...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem

John Milton - 1833 - 351 pages
...the Moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan artist views At evening from the top of Fcsole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new lands. Rivers, or mountains in her spotty globe. His spear, to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some great ammiral,...
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Transuming Passion: Ganymede and the Erotics of Humanism

Leonard Barkan - Philosophy - 1991 - 147 pages
...temper, massy, large, and round, Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the Moon, whose Orb Through Optic Glass the Tuscan Artist views At Ev'ning, from the top of f'eso/e, Or in Valdarno, to descry new Lands, Rivers or Mountains, in her...
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Desire in the Renaissance: Psychoanalysis and Literature

Valeria Finucci, Regina Schwartz - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 272 pages
...temper, massy, large and round, Behind him cast; the broad circumference Hung on his shoulders like the Moon, whose Orb Through Optic Glass the Tuscan artist views At Fv'ning from the lop of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new Lands, Rivers or Mountains in her spotty...
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Chaucer on Love, Knowledge, and Sight

Norman Klassen - Poetry - 1995 - 225 pages
...the ways sight conveys a tension, in no way limited to theology alone, between love and knowledge. At evening, from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno,...lands, Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe. John Milton, Paradise Lost, in John Milton, ed. Stephen Orgel and Jonathan Goldberg, Oxford, 1991,...
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The Spatial Infinite at Greenwich in Works by Christopher Wren, James ...

Ann Stewart Balakier, James J. Balakier - Art - 1995 - 139 pages
...Paradise Lost as "the Tuscan artist" who views the moon through his "glaz'd Optic tube" "at Ev'ning from the top of Fesole,/ Or in Valdarno, to descry...new Lands/ Rivers or Mountains in her spotty Globe" (I. 287-91). Milton's spokesperson, the angel Raphael, though, is non-committal and finally, after...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker, Gordon Campbell - Religion - 1996 - 1539 pages
...back on seventy-five stirring years, but never again through his marvellous telescope view the moon At evening from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno,...new lands, Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe." In the invigorating sunshine of Italian culture there were ugly shadows. Excepting perhaps the exiled...
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Painting the Heavens: Art and Science in the Age of Galileo

Eileen Reeves - Science - 1999 - 310 pages
...an artistic context. Though the most important exchanges between painters and astronomers involved the moon, whose orb Through optic glass the Tuscan...descry new lands, Rivers or mountains in her spotty globe,3 very little of the other celestial discoveries made in the early modern period escaped the...
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Infinity, Faith, and Time: Christian Humanism and Renaissance Literature

John Spencer Hill - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 200 pages
...the Milky Way (8.577-90); and a celebrated passage on lunar topography alludes to Sidereus Nuncius: the Moon, whose Orb Through Optic Glass the Tuscan Artist views At Ev'ning from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new Lands, Rivers or Mountains in her spotty...
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Physically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Physics and Astronomy

C.C. Gaither - Science - 1997 - 504 pages
...one that had been led astray Through the heav'n's wide pathless way . . . // Penseroso (p. 28) . . . the Moon, whose Orb Through Optic Glass the Tuscan artist views At Ev'ning, from the top of Fesole, Or in Valdarno, to descry new Lands, Rivers or Mountains in her spotty...
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