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" Before the gates there sat On either side a formidable shape; The one seem'd woman to the waist, and fair, But ended foul in many a scaly fold... "
Dionysius Longinus On the Sublime: Translated from the Greek. With Notes and ... - Page 67
by Longinus, William Smith - 1800 - 215 pages
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The Savage

Piomingo - National characteristics, American - 1810 - 312 pages
...nothing in the regions of fancy, unless it be the Scylla of the poets, or Milton's Sin, who seemed a woman to the waist, and fair, But ended foul in many a scaly fold Voluminous and vast, a serpent armed With mortal sting: about her middle round A cry of hellhounds neverceasing barked With wide Cerberian...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...gates there sat On either side a formidable shape ; The one stexn'd woman to the waitt, and fair, 659 But ended foul in many a scaly fold Voluminous and...bark'd With wide Cerberean mouths full loud, and rung 655 A hideous peal; yet, when they list, would creep, If ought disturb'd their noise, into her womb,...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral, & philosophical ...

1834
...construction, lame and monstrous, and must often remind the hearer of " the porteress of hell-gate," who " seem'd woman to the waist, and fair, But ended foul in many a scaly fold Voluminous and vast." Without describing further this style of preaching, it will be obvious that it must be almost necessarily...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles of ...

Alexander Jamieson - English language - 1820 - 345 pages
...hell at the Jal! of Adam and Eve. " Before the gaies (here sat, On either side, a formidahle shape. The one seem'd woman to the waist, and fair, But ended...scaly fold Voluminous and vast, a serpent arm'd With m.orlal sting ; ahout her middle round A cry of heil-hounds, never ceasing, hark'ti With wide Cerherean...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - Fall of man - 1820 - 305 pages
...either side a formidable shape ; The one teem'd wonjan to UK- waist and (air, 650 BOOK it. E 2 Bat ended foul in many a scaly fold Voluminous and vast, a serpent arru'd With mortal sting ; about her middle round A cry of Hell-hounds, never ceasing, bark'd, With...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, Volume 1

John Milton - Bible - 1821
...impaled with circling fire, Yet unconsumed. Before the gates there sat On either side a formidable shape; The one seem'd woman to the waist, and fair ; But...A cry of Hellhounds never ceasing bark'd With wide Cerberian mouths full loud, and rung A hideous peal; yet, when they list, would creep, If aught disturb'd...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1821
...Ami t hi ice threefold the gates ; three folds were brass, Three iron, three of adamantine rock; 646 But ended foul in many a scaly fold Voluminous and...sting ; about her middle round A cry of Hell-hounds, never-ceasing, bark'd, With wide Cerberian mouths, full loud, and rung 655 A hideous peal: yet, when...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...with circling fire, Yet unconsumed. Before the gates there sat On either side a formidable shape : The one seem'd woman to the waist, and fair ; But...many a scaly fold Voluminous and vast ; a serpent avm'd W ith mortal sting : about her middle round A cry of Hell-hounds never ceasing bark'd With wide...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824
...st. 14. Half like a serpent horribly display 'd, But ill' other half did woman's shape retain, -v-. But ended foul in many a scaly fold Voluminous and...bark'd With wide Cerberean mouths full loud, and rung 655 A hideous peal ; yet, when they list, would creep, If ought disturb'd their noise, into her womb,...
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An English Grammar, Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1824
...Sin and Death, in Paradise Lost. " Before the gates there sat, On either side, a formidable shape. The one seem'd woman to the waist, and fair, But ended...in many a scaly fold Voluminous and vast, a serpent ann'd With mortal sting ; about her middle round A cry of hell-hounds, never ceasing, bark'd With wide...
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