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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 New System of Phrenology

Eben Norton Horsford, James Stanley Grimes - Phrenology - 1839 - 320 pages
...several perceptions of natural objects. The same is true of Milton's conception of Sin, that " 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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A New System of Phrenology

James Stanley Grimes - Phrenology - 1839 - 320 pages
...adjectives of form and size, with which to describe it; thus in describing Sin and Death — The one seemed woman to the waist, and fair, But ended foul in many a scaly fold, Voluminous and vast. * * * * * * * The other shape, If shape it might be called — that shape had none Distinguishable...
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The history of English poetry. To which are prefixed, three dissertations ...

Thomas Warton - 1840
...hell in Milton. Although the fiction is founded in the classics. The one seem'd woman to the waste, and fair, But ended foul in many a scaly fold Voluminous and vast, a serpent arm'd With mortal sting 8. Virgil, seeming to acknowledge him as an old acquaintance, mounts the back of Geryon. At the same...
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The history of English poetry: from the close of the eleventh century to the ...

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1840
...hell in Milton. Although the fiction is founded in the classies. The one seem'd woman to the waste, and fair, But ended foul in many a scaly fold Voluminous and vast, a serpent arm'd With mortal sting . Virgil, seeming to acknowledge him as an old acquaintance, mounts the back of Geryon. At the same...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature ...

Alexander Jamieson - Rhetoric - 1840 - 288 pages
...fall of Adam and Eve. " 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 nrm'd With mortal sting ; about her middle round A cry of hel.-hounds, never ceasing, bark'd With wide...
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The History of English Poetry: From the Close of the Eleventh ..., Volume 3

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1840
...hell in Milton. Although the fiction is founded in the classics. The one seem'd woman to the waste, and fair, But ended foul in many a scaly fold Voluminous and vast, a serpent arm'd With mortal sting8. Virgil, seeming to acknowledge him as an old acquaintance, mounts the back of Geryon. At the...
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London Saturday Journal..., Volume 3

1840
...uncoiuumed. Before the gates there sate On either side a formidable shape: The one seemed woman to tho waist, and fair, But ended foul in many a scaly fold, Voluminous and vast, a serpent armed Witb mortal sting: about her middle round A cry of hell-hound. 1 !, never ceasing, barked With...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 6, Issue 1

1840
...through the frame. So it is with the soul. Like the fabled Centaur, or Satan's daughter, " Who seemed woman to the waist, and fair, But ended foul in many a scaly fold." • the poet has here painted an embodied passion, to the understanding of a man, adding the spirit...
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Le Paradis perdu de J. Milton

John Milton - 1841 - 479 pages
...with circling lire, Yet unconsum'd. Before the gates there sat On either side a formidable shape : The one seem'd woman to the waist, and fair ; But...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, when they...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1841 - 807 pages
...sat On cither side a formidable shape; The one secm'd woman to the waist, and lair ; Hut ended ibul Ccrberean mouths full loud, and runs A hideous peal ; yet, when they list, would creep, [f aught disturb'd...
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