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" Hero, has reserved for the last place in the climax, an attitude suggested by this imaginary attribute of the heathen divinities. " A station, like the herald Mercury, New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill." A still more obvious example, leading to the... "
The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart: Philosophical essays. 1855 - Page 260
by Dugald Stewart - 1855
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The Fraserian Papers of the Late William Maginn, LL. D.: Annotated, with a ...

William Maginn - 1857 - 358 pages
...this brow: Hyperion's curls; the front of Jove himself; An eye like Mars, to threaten and command; A station like the herald Mercury, New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill; A combination and a form indeed, • Where every God did seem to set his seal, To give the world assurance...
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The Fraserian Papers of the Late William Maginn, LL. D.: Annotated, with a ...

William Maginn - 1857 - 358 pages
...this brow: Hyperion's curls; the front of Jove himself; An eye like Mars, to threaten and command; A station like the herald Mercury, New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill; A combination and a form indeed, Where every God did seem to set his seal, To give the world assurance...
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Miscellaneous Writings of the Late Dr. Maginn: The Fraserian papers, with a ...

William Maginn - 1857
...this brow: Hyperion's carls; the front of Jove himself; An eye like Mars, to threaten and command; A station like the herald Mercury, New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill; A combmation and a form indeed, \Vhere every God did seem to set his seal, To give the world assurance...
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Miscellanies, Volume 1

Charles Kingsley - 1859
...surprise—a gleam as of the morning star, looking forth upon the wonder of a new-born world — altogether A station like the herald Mercury, New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill. Bestow on such a man the wittiest and most winning eloquence—a rich flow of spirits and fulness of...
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ADDRESS

ROBERT C. WINTHROP - 1859
...taken his station in breathing marble at Mount Auburn, from the hands of the lamented Crawford,— " A station like the herald Mercury, New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill." But the picture of the scene which made James Otis famous forever still waits for the coming artist...
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Miscellanies, Volume 1

Charles Kingsley - 1860
...surprise—a gleam as of the morning star, looking forth upon the wonder of a new-born world— altogether A station like the herald Mercury, New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill. Bestow on such a man the wittiest and most winning eloquence-—a rich flow of spirits and fulness...
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Miscellanies, Volume 1

Charles Kingsley - 1860
...surprise—a gleam as of the morning star, looking forth upon the wonder of a new-born world— altogether A station like the herald Mercury, New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill. Bestow on such a man the wittiest and most winning eloquence—a rich flow of spirits and fulness of...
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William Shakspere: A Biography

Charles Knight - 1860 - 553 pages
...dramatic works of Shakspere, whenever we find a classical image or allusion, such as in Hamlet,— " A station like the herald Mercury, New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill,"— the management of the idea is always elegant and graceful ; and the passage nuy sustain a contrast...
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Poetry of the Age of Fable

Thomas Bulfinch - 1863 - 251 pages
...this brow — Hyperion's curls ; the front of Jove himself; An eye like Mars to threaten and command; A station like the herald Mercury, New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill; A combination and a form, indeed, Where every god did seem to set his seal, To give the world assurance...
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Life of General Sir William Napier ...

Sir William Francis Patrick Napier - 1864
...father:— " Hyperion's curls, the front of Jove himself, An eye like Mars to threaten and command ; A station like the herald Mercury New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill; A combination and a form indeed. Where every god did seem to set his seal To give the world assurance...
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