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" O'er bog or steep, through strait, rough, dense, or rare, With head, hands, wings, or feet, pursues his way, And swims, or sinks, or wades, or creeps, or flies. "
The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art - Page 63
1849
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Elementary Geology

Edward Hitchcock - 1841 - 372 pages
...or crawled on the chores of a turbulent planet. " The Fiend, O'er bog, or steep, through straight, rough, dense, or rare, With head, hands, wings, or...And swims, or sinks, or wades, or creeps, or flies." Paradise Lost, Book 2. line 947. " With flocks of such-like creatures flying in the air, and shoals...
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Synonymisches Handwörterbuch der englischen Sprache für die Deutschen

H. M. Melford - 1841 - 466 pages
...expenses; a person who is in narrow circumstances is represented as having bot a small extent of properly. So eagerly the fiend O'er bog, or steep, through strait,...With head, hands, wings, or feet, pursues his way. (Milton'* PL.) A faithless heart, how despicably small, Too tirait aught great or generous to receive....
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Elementary Geology

Edward Hitchcock - 1841 - 370 pages
...or crawled on tho shores of a turbulent planet. " The Fiend, O'er bog, or steep, through straight, rough, dense, or rare, With head, hands, wings, or...And swims, or sinks, or wades, or creeps, or flies." Paradise Lost, Book 2. line 947. " With flocks of such-like creatures flying in the air, and shoals...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - 1986 - 388 pages
...[2.932-38] So on he slogs: "behoves him now both Oare and Saile," says the poet sarcastically: Ore bog or steep, through strait, rough, dense, or rare,...his way, And swims or sinks, or wades, or creeps, or flyes . . . [2.948-50] At length he blunders into "a universal hubbub wilde" which represents the storm-center...
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Remembering and Repeating: Biblical Creation in Paradise Lost

Regina M. Schwartz - 1988 - 160 pages
...elicits unclean locomotion. Satan "tread[sj" the "crude consistence, half on foot, / Half flying": So eagerly the fiend O'er bog or steep, through strait,...And swims or sinks, or wades, or creeps, or flies ... (II. 947-50) So too, when Satan appears on the outer shell of the created universe, he discovers...
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Scenes from Deep Time: Early Pictorial Representations of the Prehistoric World

M. J. S. Rudwick - 1992 - 302 pages
...for the kindred reptiles that swarmed in the seas, or crawled on the shores of a turbulent planet. "The Fiend, O'er bog, or steep, through strait, rough,...And swims, or sinks, or wades, or creeps, or flies." With flocks of such-like creatures flying in the air, and shoals of no less monstrous Ichthyosauri...
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Scenes from Deep Time: Early Pictorial Representations of the Prehistoric World

Martin J. S. Rudwick - 1995 - 298 pages
...reptiles that swarmed in the seas, or crawled on the shores of a turbulent planet. "The Fiend, O'er lx>g, or steep, through strait, rough, dense, or rare, With...And swims, or sinks, or wades, or creeps, or flies." With flocks of such-Iike creatures flying in the air, and shoals of no less monstrous Ichthyosauri...
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Satire and Sentiment, 1660-1830: Stress Points in the English Augustan Tradition

Claude Julien Rawson - 2000 - 332 pages
...resonances which prefigure the Dunciad not only in reverse, as we should expect, but also directly, as when: So eagerly the Fiend O'er bog or steep, through strait,...rough, dense, or rare, With head, hands, wings or feet pursucs his way. And swims or sinks, or wades, or creeps, or flies, ;n.947^.) which Pope imitated and...
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Elizabethan Mythologies: Studies in Poetry, Drama and Music

Robin Headlam Wells - 1994 - 312 pages
...Arimaspian, who by stelth Had from his wakeful custody purloind The guarded Gold: so eagerly the Fiend Ore bog or steep, through strait, rough, dense, or rare, With head, hands, wings, or feet persues his way, And swims or sinks, or wades, or creeps, or flyes . . .21 A rather more subtle form...
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Lost Puritan: A Life of Robert Lowell

Paul L. Mariani - 1994 - 558 pages
...pages of Gone with the Wind or Forever Amber, where with head, hands, wings, or feet, this poor fiend pursues his way, and swims, or sinks, or wades, or creeps, or flies; that all his happiest memories of Shakespeare seem to come from a high school production of As You...
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