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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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History of English Literature ...

Hippolyte Taine - 1880 - 718 pages
...form, he sees the mythological pictures with which the taste of the age filled the very streets : " A station like the herald Mercury New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill." * This charming vision, in the midst of a bloody invective proves that there lurks a painter underneath...
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Literary and General Lectures and Essays, Volume 20

Charles Kingsley - 1880
...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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Exercises, Rules, and Hints on Elocution

George Walter Baynham - 1881 - 130 pages
...peal on peal crush'd horrible, convulsing heaven and earth. 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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Baynham's Elocution, select readings

George Walter Baynham - 1883
...this brow?—Hyperion's curls; the front of Jove himself; au eye like Mars, to threaten and command, a station like the herald Mercury, new lighted on a heavenkissing 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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History of English Literature...

Hippolyte Taine - 1883
...form, he sees the mythological pictures with which the taste of the age filled the very streets: " A station like the herald Mercury New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill." l This charming vision, in the midst of a bloody invective proves that there lurks a painter underneath...
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Shakespeariana; a critical and contemporary review of ..., Volume 2

1885
...the Queen's closet, for a miniature would not reveal what Hamlet points out in his father's picture, A station like the herald Mercury New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill. Nevertheless, there is ingenuity in Mr. Barrett's idea. A portrait of her husband is on the Queen's...
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Miscellanies: Prose and Verse, Volume 2

William Maginn - 1885
...his 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.'" " Illiterate," says Farmer, " is an ambiguous term : the question is whether poetic history would be...
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Shakespeariana: A Critical and Contemporary Review of Shakesperian Literature

Charlotte Endymion Porter - 1885 - 600 pages
...the Queen's closet, for a miniature would not reveal what Hamlet points out in his father's picture, A station like the herald Mercury New lighted on a heaven-kissing hill. Nevertheless, there is ingenuity in Mr. Barrett's idea. A portrait of her husband is on the Queen's...
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Miscellanies, prose and verse, ed. by R.W. Montagu, Volume 2

William Maginn - 1885
...his 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.'" " Illiterate," says Farmer, " is an ambiguous term: the question is whether poetic history would be...
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Miscellanies: Prose and Verse, Volume 2

William Maginn - 1885
...his 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.'" " Illiterate," says Farmer, " is an ambiguous term : the question is whether poetic history would be...
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