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" HIGH on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold, Satan exalted sat... "
Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711 - Page 29
by John Milton - 1801
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Asia in Western and World History: A Guide for Teaching

Ainslie Thomas Embree, Carol Gluck, George Sansom Professor of History Carol Gluck - 1997 - 998 pages
...was searching for a metaphor for splendor, he found it, not in Europe, but in travelers' accounts of The wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous...richest hand Show'rs on her kings Barbaric pearl and gold.16 What dazzled travelers was the lifestyle of the courts; the occasional glimpses we get of the...
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Beyond Price: Pearls and Pearl-fishing : Origins to the Age of Discoveries

R. A. Donkin - 1998 - 448 pages
...are, with few exceptions, India or Persia or the East generally. Milton combined all three in "... the wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous...richest hand Show'rs on her kings barbaric pearl and gold."4 278 BEYOND PRICE PEARLS AND PEARL-FISHING "Thine argosy from Alexandria, . . . doth ride...
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Under Western Eyes: India from Milton to Macaulay

Balachandra Rajan - 1999 - 267 pages
...poised on these lines, and as we turn the page, the imagination opens the doors to the interior: High on a Throne of Royal State, which far Outshone the...Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric Pearl and Gold, Satan exalted sat, by merit raised To that bad eminence....
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Old Worlds: Egypt, Southwest Asia, India, and Russia in Early Modern English ...

John Michael Archer - 2001 - 241 pages
...of empire, lends a hollow resonance to Satan's "bad eminence" in the council scene of Book 2: High on a Throne of Royal State, which far Outshone the...hand, Show'rs on her Kings Barbaric Pearl and Gold. (2:1-4) The fortunes of Hormuz rose and fell during the seventeenth century as it passed from Portuguese...
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The Book of the Pearl: Its History, Art, Science, and Industry

George Frederick Kunz, Charles Hugh Stevenson - 2001 - 548 pages
...distributing point for the pearls, which enriched the argosies of Portugal, and contributed so largely to the wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous...hand Show'rs on her kings barbaric pearl and gold, which Milton celebrates in "Paradise Lost." This wonderful Ormus, in the sixteenth and seventeenth...
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Restoration Literature: An Anthology

Paul Hammond - 2002 - 437 pages
...presentation of his opponents 1n Absalom and Achitopke I (8) and Mac Flecknot (41). High on a throne of a royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus...Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold, Satan exalted sat, by merit raised To that bad eminence;...
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Paradise Lost (Hughes Edition)

John Milton, Merritt Yerkes Hughes - 2003 - 384 pages
...through, directed by Chaos, the Power of that place, to the sight of this new World which he sought. High on a Throne of Royal State, which far Outshone the...Kings Barbaric Pearl and Gold, Satan exalted sat, by merit rais'd 5 To that bad eminence; and from despair Thus high uplifted beyond hope, aspires Beyond...
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Milton: Paradise Lost

David Loewenstein - 2004 - 136 pages
...raised throne of Pandemonium: High on a Throne of Royal State, which far Outshone the wealth ofOrmus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest...Kings Barbaric Pearl and Gold, Satan exalted sat, by merit rais'd To that bad eminence. (2.1-6) This evocative passage may remind us that the great power...
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John Milton's Paradise Lost: A Sourcebook

Margaret Kean - 2005 - 173 pages
...own previous experience of defeat. But then, if we follow the Pauline allusion, Satan is a fool. High on a Throne of Royal State, which far Outshone the...Ind,* Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her Kings Barbaric Pearl and Gold, Satan exalted sat, by merit raised To that bad eminence;...
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John Milton, Radical Politics, and Biblical Republicanism

Walter S. H. Lim - 2006 - 305 pages
...as China and India. In Paradise Lost Satan is directly associated with the world of the Orient: High on a Throne of Royal State, which far Outshone the...Kings Barbaric Pearl and Gold, Satan exalted sat, by merit rais'd To that bad eminence. (PL 2: 1-6) Recalling Spenser's symbolic description of Lucifera's...
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