Book of English Epithets, Literal and Figurative; With Elementary Remarks, and Minute References to Abundant Authorities

Book of English Epithets, Literal and Figurative; With Elementary Remarks, and Minute References to Abundant Authorities

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1840 edition. Excerpt: ...Lawless Light. Liquid. Livid. Living. Long. Lurid. Malignant, Mercy-wing'd Midnight. Mighty Momentary Nimble.. Noiseless. Officious. Pale.. Pale-eyed. Perilous. Pernicious Playful. Pointed. Portentous Prompt Publick. the waves from the bursting clouds Drink the glib lightning-the glittering lightnings play-glorious lightning shone around. golden light of levin brand, ARMstRoaG.ImitationofShaisp.l63, E.P.XVI.542 Proctor. Works of Barry Cornwall, Vol.11, p. 29 Stonestreet. From Ovid Met. VII. N.C. Vol. V.77 O deathless, fiery weapon of Jove's hand.. H. F. Cary. Aristophanes, The Birds, Act V. 49 the roofs catch the greedy lightning's flame. H. Tighe. Pysche, Canto in. line 526 the wild majesty of midnight storm Mocking the haggard lightnings.. R. Montgomery. Satan, Book IV. line 492 And hallowed lightnings inauspicious glare.. Lewis. Statius, Thebaid, Book VIII. line 248 No hasty lightning breaks my gloom.. J. Baillie. Fugitive Verses, 57. To the Muses, l.73 why does heedless lightning blast the good? CKs.Ecn.Lueretius, N. ofT. VI. 391, B.P.X1II. 620 And here the hissing lightning slakes.. Maryell. Poems, page 39. Eyes and Tears, I. 40 Have you not seen more horrid lightnings glare? Shenstone. Elegy, XVI.I.l4, E.P.Vol.XIII.p.2H Potter. Euripides, The Baccha, line 567 Gay. True Story, line 36, E.P. Vol. X. page 506 Trapp. Virgil, JEneis, Book VI. line 763 Savage. Wanderer, C. y. /. 187, E.P. XI. p. 313 Warton. Virgil, Georgics, Book I. line 440 the immortal lightning's blasting flame. Indented lightnings cleave the sable cloud. A brazen bridge, and hoofs of trampling steeds, To counterfeit th' inimitable lightning. Ye sulphurous fires, in jaggy lightnings break! Keen lightnings flash from Boreas' pole.. Keen-pointed lightnings pierce th' enerusted snow....show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236516192
  • 9781236516190