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" Some say, he bid his angels turn askance The poles of earth, twice ten degrees and more, From the sun's axle ; they with labour push'd Oblique the centric globe. "
Terrible Tractoration, and Other Poems - Page 46
by Thomas Green Fessenden - 1837 - 264 pages
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The Spectator, Volume 5

1739 - 312 pages
...fublime Imaging tion which was fo peculiar to this great Author. Some fay he hid his Angeh turn afcanfe The Poles of Earth twice ten Degrees and more From the Sun's Axle ; they itjith Labour puflfd Oblique the Centrick Globe WE are in the fecond place to confider the Infernal...
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Memoirs of the Court of Augustus, Volume 3

Thomas Blackwell - Rome - 1753 - 738 pages
...Triomf. In the fame Strain lings the greateft Englifc Poet : SOME fay he bade his angels turn afcanfe The Poles of Earth twice ten degrees and more From the SUN'S Axle: they with labour pufhed Oblique the centric Globe, to bring in change Of Seafons to each Clime : elfe had the...
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Ten Sermons on the Millennium: Or, the Glory of the Latter Days; and Five ...

Thomas Taylor - 1789 - 364 pages
...fuch dreadful eft'cfts, as appears in the following paflage ; Some fay he bid his Angels turn a-fcanfe The poles of earth twice ten degrees and more From the Sun's Axle; they with labour pufli'd Oblique the centric Globe, to bring in change Of ieifons to each clime ; eifc had the...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 282 pages
...thunder when to roll With terror throug'i : e dark aerial hall. Some say he bid his Angels turn ascance The poles of earth twice ten degrees and more From the sun's axle; they with labour push'd 670 Oblique the centric globe : Some say the sun Was bid turn reins from th' equinoftial...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 260 pages
...the poles of the earth ahove 2o degrees aside from the sun's orh, "he hid his Angels turn asŤance the poles of earth twice ten degrees and more from the sun's axle ;" and the poles of the earth are ahout 23 degieesand a half distant from those of the ecliptic; "they...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796 - 610 pages
...the thunder when to roll With terror through the dark aereal hall. Some say, he bid his Angels turn askance The poles of earth twice ten degrees and more From the sun's axle ; they with labour push'd Oblique the centric globe. Some say, the sun Was bid turn reins from th' equinoctial...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801 - 396 pages
...thunder when to roll With terror through the dart aerial hall. Some say he bid his Angels turn ascance The poles of earth twice ten degrees and more From the sun's axle ; they with labour push'd Oblique the centric globe : Some say the sun Was bid turn reins from th' equinoctial...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801 - 404 pages
...vivacity, I shall again have recourse to the Paradise Lost. Some say, he bid his angels turn askaner, The poles of earth twice ten degrees and more, From the sun's axle - — — .f. Arist. Rhet. l. 3. AtaQi^u o' ux Of vivacity as depending oa the choice of won' \ If...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802 - 600 pages
...imagination which was so peculiar to this great author : ' Some say he bid his angels turn ascance The poles of earth twice ten degrees and more From the sun's axle i they with labour push'd Oblique the centric globe .' We are in the second place to consider the infernal...
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Terrible Tractoration!!: A Poetical Petition Against Galvanising Trumpery ...

Thomas Green Fessenden - Electrotherapeutics - 1804 - 242 pages
...obliquity of the polar axis to the poles of the ecliptic, according to Dr. Darwin; though Milton says, -Angels turn'd askance ' The poles of earth twice...degrees and more: ' From the sun's axle, they with labour push'd • Oblique the centric globe.' Whether an explosion similar to that, so beautifully...
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