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" ... till the whole firmament was in a glow. The blueness of the ether was exceedingly heightened and enlivened by the season of the year, and by the rays of all those luminaries that passed through it. The galaxy appeared in its most beautiful white.... "
Select British Classics - Page 43
1803
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The Spectator, Volume 8

1729
...its mod beautiful White. To compleat the Scene, the full Moon rofe at length in that clouded Majefty, which Milton takes Notice of, and opened to the Eye a new Picture of Nature, which was more finely (haded, and difpofed among fofter Lights, than that which the Sun had before difcovered to us. AS I...
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The Evidences of the Christian Religion

Joseph Addison - 1753 - 330 pages
...its moft beautiful white. To complete the fcene, the full moon rofe at length in that clouded majefty which Milton takes notice of, and opened to the eye a new picture of nature, nature, which was more finely fhaded, and diipofed among fofter lights, than that which the fun had...
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

1773 - 376 pages
...moft beautiful white. To complete the fccne, the full moon rofe at length in that clouded raajefty, which Milton takes notice of, and opened to the eye a new pifture of nature, which wai more finely fhaded, and difpofed among fofter lights, ihan that which...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...its moft beautiful white. To complete the fcene, the full moon rofe at length in that clouded majefty which Milton takes notice of, and opened to the eye a new picture of nature, which was more finely fhaded, and difpofed among fofter lights, than that which the fun had before difcovered to us. As I...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1790 - 1019 pages
...its moil beautiful white. To complete the fcenc, the full moon rofe at length in that clouded majelly which Milton takes notice of, and opened to the eye a new piclure of nature, which was more finely fhadecl, and difpofed among fofter lights, than that which...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1799 - 356 pages
...moft beautiful white. To complete the fcene, the full-moon rofc, at length, ill that clouded majefty, which Milton takes notice of; and opened to the eye a new picture of nature, which was more finely fliaded, and difpofed among lofler lights, than that which the fun had before difcovered to us. As...
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The Evidences of the Christian Religion: To which are Added Several ...

Joseph Addison - 1801 - 354 pages
...moft beautiful white. To complete the fcene, the full moon rofe at length in that clouded majefty, which Milton takes notice of, and opened to the eye a new picture of nature, which was more finely fhaded, and difpofed among fofter lights, than that which the fun had before difcovered to us. As I...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...galaxy appeared in its most beautiful white. To complete the scene, the full moon rose at length in that clouded majesty which Milton takes notice of,...which I believe very often perplexes and disturbs Wen of serious and contemplative natures. David himself fell into it in that reflexion, ' When I consider...
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Lackington's Confessions, Rendered Into Narrative: To which are Added ...

James Lackington, Allan Macleod - 1804 - 150 pages
...and of the religion of Christ) for us to be able to forbear from making use of him as witness. " As I was surveying the moon walking in her brightness, and taking her progress among the constel* - :i. > f Milton's Paradise Lostr * <* * latjons, a thought rose in me, which I...
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Essays, biographical, critical, and historical, illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1805
...galaxy appeared in its most beautiful white. To complete the scene, the full moon rose at length in that clouded majesty which Milton takes notice of,...than that which the sun had before discovered to us." To this exquisite passage immediately succeed the following awful reflections : " As I was surveying...
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