High in the midst exalted as a God Th' Apostat in his Sun-bright Chariot sate
Idol of Majestie Divine, enclos'd With Flaming Cherubim, and golden Shields; Then lighted from his gorgeous Throne, for now 'Twixt Host and Host but narrow space was left, A dreadful interval, and Front to Front Presented stood in terrible array Of hideous length: before the cloudie Van, On the rough edge of battel ere it joyn'd, SATAN with vast and haughtie strides advanc't, Came towring, armd in Adamant and Gold; ABDIEL that sight endur'd not, where he stood Among the mightiest, bent on highest deeds, And thus his own undaunted heart explores.
This doublet hung unbuttoned over a close dress of scarlet which sate
tight to his body; he had breeches of the same, but they did not reach below the lower part of the thigh, leaving the knee exposed.
But the good champion Ethelred, now entering within the door, was sore enraged and amazed to perceive no signal of the maliceful hermit; but, in the stead thereof, a dragon of a scaly and prodigious demeanour, and of a fiery tongue, which sate
in guard before a palace of gold, with a floor of silver; and upon the wall there hung a shield of shining brass with this legend enwritten--
Telemachus gave him no heed, but sate
silently watching his father, expecting every moment that he would begin his attack upon the suitors.
Each was trying to make his own case good, and the people took sides, each man backing the side that he had taken; but the heralds kept them back, and the elders sate
on their seats of stone in a solemn circle, holding the staves which the heralds had put into their hands.
As soon as we had packed up our wardrobe and valuables, we left Macdonald Hall, and after having walked about a mile and a half we sate
down by the side of a clear limpid stream to refresh our exhausted limbs.
A short time, however, spent in revelry, would be sufficient to drain his purse and sate
him with civilized life, and he would return with new relish to the unshackled freedom of the forest.
he with his love - his dark eye bent With eagle gaze along the firmament: Now turn'd it upon her - but ever then It trembled to the orb of EARTH again.
The grim Leonardo sate
in state at the head of his council board.
To whom thus Jesus patiently replied:-- "Yet wealth without these three is impotent To gain dominion, or to keep it gained-- Witness those ancient empires of the earth, In highth of all their flowing wealth dissolved; But men endued with these have oft attained, In lowest poverty, to highest deeds-- Gideon, and Jephtha, and the shepherd lad Whose offspring on the throne of Juda sate
So many ages, and shall yet regain That seat, and reign in Israel without end.
If to any followers I princely treasure gave of old while we in that good realm happy sate
," let him my gift repay, let him now aid me.
vanished away, and I sate
straddling upon a bottle of hay.