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" Inspired repulsed battalions to engage, And taught the doubtful battle where to rage. So when an angel by divine command With rising tempests shakes a guilty land, Such as of late o'er pale Britannia past, Calm and serene he drives the furious blast ;... "
The poems of Ossian, &c. containing the poetical works of J. Macpherson ... - Página 93
por Ossian - 1805
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Journal of the Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies, Volumen3

Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies, Royal United Service Institution (Great Britain) - 1860
...of late o'er pale Britannia passed, Calm and unmoved he drives the furious blast. And, pleased the Almighty's orders to perform, Rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm. Friday, April 8th, 1859. Captain EG FISHBOUBNE, RNCB, in the Chair. NEW ZEALAND CONSIDERED AS A FIELD...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volumen33

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1876
...official post by a simile, having compared Marlborough's " mighty soul " at Blenheim to an angel who " pleased th' Almighty's orders to perform Rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm," advanced, a conqueror himself, from one position to another until he reached his highest elevation...
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The Cornhill Magazine

1896
...Such as of late o'er pale Britannia past, Calm and serene he drives the furious Blast ; And, pleas'd th' Almighty's Orders to perform, Rides in the Whirl-wind, and directs the Storm." 2 Cf . Winter's Tale, iv. 3 : ' AUTOLYCUS. I cannot tell for which of his virtues it was, but he was...
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Joseph Addison and Richard Steele: The Critical Heritage

Edward Alan Bloom, Lillian D. Bloom - 1995 - 480 páginas
...Such as of late o'er pale BRITANNIA past, Calm and serene he guides the furious Blast, And pleas 'd th' ALMIGHTY'S Orders to perform, Rides in the Whirlwind and directs the Storm. Now take the second Line of each Couplet, and examine whether the Thought is varied. Is not 'shaking...
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Catholicism in the English Protestant Imagination: Nationalism, Religion ...

Raymond D. Tumbleson - 1998 - 254 páginas
...Johnson commented, Addison's then-celebrated figure of the angel in The Campaign, who, "pleased the Almighty's orders to perform, / Rides in the whirlwind, and directs the storm," adds nothing to the poem; it merely reproduces the figure of the commanding general expanded to celestial,...
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Collected Works Of Samuel Alexander

Samuel Alexander - 2000 - 1988 páginas
...as of late o'er pale Britannia passed, Calm and serene he drives the furious blast, And pleased the Almighty's orders to perform Rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm. I add that these passages compare very well, because the first is not perfect prose, not the finest...
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Patriotism and Poetry in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Dustin Griffin - 2005 - 328 páginas
...to Marlborough's victory at Blenheim Calm and serene he drives the furious blast; And, pleased the Almighty's orders to perform, Rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm. - but still congratulates his royal hero for personal prowess: Calm, in the Storm, see WIUJAM ride!...
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Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama: Volume III

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - 2004 - 588 páginas
...divine command, With rising tempests shakes a guilty land, Such as of late o'er pale Britannia past, Calm and serene he drives the furious blast ; And, pleased th' Almighty's orders to perform, Rides on the tempest and directs the storm. The Campaign (1705). Ridicule (Father of). Francois Rabelais...
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Divine Wind: The History and Science of Hurricanes

Kerry Emanuel - 2005 - 296 páginas
...Such as of late o'er pale Britannia past. Calm and serene he drives the furious blast; And, pleas'd th' Almighty's orders to perform, Rides in the whirlwind, and directs the storm. — Joseph Addison( 1672 -1719), from '"The Campaign, a Poem to His Grace the Duke ofMarlborougli"...
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Best of Enemies: Anglo-French Relations Since the Norman Conquest

Robert Gibson - 2005 - 326 páginas
...portrayed Marlborough as divinely inspired: Calm and serene he drives the furious blast; And, pleased the Almighty's orders to perform, Rides in the whirlwind, and directs the storm . . . Fiction may deck the truth with spurious rays, And round the hero cast a borrowed blaze. Marlborough's...
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