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" The father of the gods his glory shrouds, Involved in tempests, and a night of clouds; And, from the middle darkness flashing out, By fits he deals his fiery bolts about. "
The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ... - Page 41
by John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and ..., Volume 3

Allan Cunningham - 1830
...have come forth, while Jupiter, seated in the centre, personates not inaptly these noble lines, — " And from the middle darkness flashing out, By fits he deals his fiery bolts about;" he holds a thunderbolt in his right hand, and with his eye fixed on the victim, seems ready to launch...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres ...: To which are Added, Copious ...

Hugh Blair - 1833 - 549 pages
...painful shock. When Milton, in his battle of the • The father of the gods his glory shrouds, InvolvM in tempests, and a night of clouds; And from the middle...bolts about. Earth feels the motions of her angry (Sod, > Her entrails tremble, and her mountains nod, > And dying beasts in forests seekabode. ) Deep...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric, and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles ...

Alexander Jamieson - 1838 - 306 pages
...fill the mind with great and awful ideas. Example. This is very happily done in the following passage. The Father of the gods his glory shrouds. Involved...angry God, Her entrails tremble, and her mountains mill, And flying beasts in forests seek abode. Deep horror seizes every human breast ; Their pride...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric, and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles ...

Alexander Jamieson - 1839 - 306 pages
...nil the mind with great and awful ideas. Example. This is very happily done in the following passage. The Father of the gods his glory shrouds, Involved...out, By fits he deals his fiery bolts about. Earth foels the motions of her angry God, Her entrails tremble, and her mountains nod, And flying beasts...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles of ...

Alexander Jamieson - 1840 - 306 pages
...fill the mind with great and awful ideas. Example. This is very happily done in the following passage. The Father of the gods his glory shrouds, Involved...fiery bolts about. Earth feels the motions of her angrv God, Her entrails tremble, and her mountains nod, And flying beasts in forests seek abode. Deep...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 39

1842
...have come forth, while Jupiter, seated in the centre, personates, not inaptly, these noble lines — ' And from the middle darkness flashing out, By fits he deals his fiery bolts about.' " He holds a thunderbolt in his right hand, and with his eye fixed on the victim, seems ready to launch...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - 1844 - 716 pages
...prose he turned into poetry— but what was poetry at the first gained from him no additional graces.] The father of the Gods his glory shrouds, Involved...And from the middle darkness flashing out, By fits be deals his fiery bolts about Earth feels the motion of her angry God, Her entrails tremble, and her...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 2

John Dryden - 1844
...rorks the hellowing vo,ce of hoiling seas rehound. The father of the gods his glory shrouds, Involv'd in tempests, and a night of clouds; And, from the middle darkness flashing out, By fits fK- deals his fiery holts ahout. Earth feds the motions of her angry god ; Her entrails tremhle, and...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Hugh Blair - 1845 - 592 pages
...Sublime description, which admits of no mediocrity, and cannot subsist in a middle state; but must • The Father of the Gods his glory shrouds, Involved...and a night of clouds: And from the middle darkness flushing out, By fits he deals his fiery bolts about. Earth feels the motions of her angry God, Her...
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Elements of Criticism: With Analyses, and Translation of Ancient and Foreign ...

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1847 - 504 pages
...The rising rivers float the nether ground— And rocks the bellowing voice of toiling seas rebound. The father of the gods his glory shrouds, Involved...and a night of clouds; And from the middle darkness Bashing out, By fits he deals his fiery bolts about Earth fuels the motions of her angry god ; Her...
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