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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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A Classical Manual: Being a Mythological, Historical, and Geographical ...

Classical dictionaries - 1833 - 697 pages
...Messina). 537.] CIIAHYBUIS. See imitation of this passage, Od. »ii. 278. ; and Paradi*. Lost, bu 654. " About her middle round A cry of hell-hounds, never...bark'd. With wide Cerberean mouths full loud, and rang A hideous peal : yet when they list, would creep, If aught disturb'd their noise, inlo her womb,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1834 - 392 pages
...gates there sat On either side a formidable shape ; The one scem'd woman to the waist, and fair; 650 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 Cerberean mouths full loud, and rung 655 A hideous peal; yet, when they...
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An Introduction to the Grammar of Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools

Jonathan Barber - Elocution - 1834 - 168 pages
...fire, Yet uneonsumed. Before the gates there sat On either side a formidable shape; The one seemed 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 hell-hounds, never ceasing, barked With wide...
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The Imperial Magazine

1834
...lame and monstrous, and must often remind the hearer of " the porteress of hell-gate," who " leetn'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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Memoir of Tristam Burges: With Selections from His Speeches and Occasional ...

Henry L. Bowen - Judges - 1835 - 404 pages
...than in their form, do they resemble that primitive mischief ; which, as we are told, • . " Seemed woman to the waist, and fair ; But ended foul in many a scaly fold, Voluminous and vast." To recommend this new scheme of a Government Bank, established on the credit and revenue of the Government,...
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Pamphlets for the people. [36 political pamphlets, written or ed. by J.A ...

John Arthur Roebuck - 1835
...ITS MORALITY. >' Before the gates there • .it On either side a formidable shape ; The one seemed woman to the waist, and fair; But ended foul in many a scaly fold Voluminous and v:r,t ; a serpent armed With mortal sting ; about her middle round A cry of hell-hounds never ceasing...
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The first four books of Milton's Paradise lost, with notes, by J.R. Major

John Milton - 1835
...gates there sat On either side a formidahle shape ; The one seem'd woman to the waist, and fair ; 650 But ended foul in many a scaly fold Voluminous and vast ; a serpent arm'd AVith mortal sting: ahout her middle round A cry of hell-hounds never-ceasing hark'd With wide Cerherean...
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Oeuvres completes, Volume 35

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837
...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 ended...With mortal sting : about her middle round A cry of hell hounds never ceasing bark'd With wide Cerberean mouths full loud, and rung A hideous peal : yet,...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 392 pages
...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 ended...serpent arm'd With mortal sting ; about her middle round With wide Cerberean mouths full loud, and rung A cry of hell-hounds, never ceasing, bark'd A hideous...
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Sacred pneumatology, or, The Scripture doctrine of the Holy Spirit

Joseph Wilson (minister of Laxton.) - 1836
..." Our great poet, Milton, has so admirably described sin, that I shall here quote his description : "The one seem'd woman to the waist, and fair, But...many a scaly fold Voluminous, and vast : a serpent armed With mortal sting : about her middle round A cry of hell-hounds never ceasing bark'd With wide...
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