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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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Unitarianism: Its Origin and History: A Course of Sixteen Lectures Delivered ...

1889 - 394 pages
...the exquisite aerial evolutions of the Viennese danscuse, Ellsler, as she came down tiptoe, with " a station like the herald Mercury, new lighted on a heaven-kissing hill," Mr. Emerson bent over with effusion to Miss Fuller, and exclaimed, " Margaret, this is poetry ! " while...
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History of English Literature, Volume 2

Hippolyte Taine - 1890
...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." 1 This charming vision, in the midst of a bloody invective proves that there lurks a painter underneath...
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The Glasgow Stage

George Walter Baynham - 1892 - 221 pages
...prominent but well-shaped nose, the firm compressed lip, "an eye like Mars to threaten and command; a station like the herald Mercury new lighted on a heaven-kissing hill." Young was a mannerist. " He too often," wrote Leigh Hunt, " plays the orator in his soliloquies and...
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An Introduction to the Study of Rhetoric for the Use of Schools

Francis Cuthbert Doyle - 1893 - 404 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 set his seal, To give the world assurance of a man...
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Dictionary of Quotations: (English)

Philip Hugh Dalbiac - 1897 - 510 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 Progressive Speaker: Containing the Best Readings and Recitations for ...

1897 - 464 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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History of English Literature, Volume 2, Part 1

Hippolyte Taine - 1897
...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." 3 This charming vision, in the midst of a bloody invective proves that there lurks a painter underneath...
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Dictionary of Quotations (English)

Philip Hugh Dalbiac - 1908 - 510 pages
...This short-liv'd beauty of an hour 1" BROOME. On a Flower. ťAn 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 World's Great Classics: History of English literature, by H.A. Taine

Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne - 1899
...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." 2 This charming vision, in the midst of a bloody invective, proves that there lurks a painter underneath...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L. D.: Together with a Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1900
...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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