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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 System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - Elocution - 1841 - 364 pages
...circling fire, ) 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...fold | Voluminous and vast, | a serpent, arm'd With mortar! sting ; | about Aer middle round | A cry of hell-hounds, never ceasing, bark'dj With wide Cerberean...
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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
...circling fire, Yet unconsuni'd. Before the gates there sat On either side a formidable shape : 650 The one seem'd woman to the waist, and fair ; But...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, 655 With...
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The Iris, Or Literary Messenger, Volume 1

1841
...Around them greenest hydras twisting, rolled Their volumes." HELL. CAST, ix: 40. •' The one seemed woman, to the waist, and fair, But ended foul, in many a scaly fold, Voluminous and vast." PL, n: 650. And where the resemblance is not so palpahle, we find in Dante gems of thought, which Milton...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...with circling fire, Yet unconsum'd. Before the gates there sat On either side a formidable shape ; wly creep ; Witness if I be silent, mom or even, To hill or valley, fountain, or fresh Cerbercan mouths full loud, and rung A hideous peal ; yet, when they list, would creep. If aught disturb'd...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843
...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...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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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

1843
...fire, Yet unconsumed. 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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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1843 - 306 pages
...fire, Yet unconsumed. * ' • *" 4. Before the gates there sat, On either side, a formidable shape : With mortal sting ; about her middle round, A cry of hell-hounds never ceasing bark'd, With wide Cerberian mouths full loud, and rung A hideous peal. 5. Far less abhor'd than these, Vex'd Scylla,...
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Oeuvres complètes de M. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: augmentées d'un essai ...

1843
...woman to the waist , and fair, Bui ended foul in many a scaly fold , Voluminous and vast , a serpenl arm'd With mortal sting : about her middle round A cry of hell-hounds never ceasing hark'd With wide Cerberean mouths full loud, and rung A hideous peal : yet , when they list , would...
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Harry Mowbray

English fiction - 1843 - 384 pages
...woman,) the daughters of Lear, the spouse of Macbeth, the old lady recorded by Milton, that " Secm'd woman to the waist and fair, But ended foul in many a snaky fold," who met the fallen angel at a particular gate ; female ghouls (if there are any) and various...
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Memoir of a Mission to Gibraltar and Spain: With Collateral Notices of ...

William Harris Rule - Catholicism - 1844 - 381 pages
...an almost prophetic comparison of the great poet, descriptive of a kindred personage, who " seemed woman to the waist and fair ; But ended foul in many...cry of hell-hounds 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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