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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 Paradise Lost

John Milton - Bible - 1850 - 542 pages
...circling fire. — T. 88 650 655 PARADISE LOST. On either side a formidable shape ; The one seom'd woman to the waist, and fair, But ended foul in many...bark'd With wide Cerberean mouths full loud, and rung "Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin, and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth...
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Paradise Lost

John Milton - 1850
...gates there sat On either side a formidable shape ; The one seem'd woman to the waist, and fair, G50 But ended foul in many a scaly fold Voluminous and...her middle round A cry of Hell-hounds never ceasing, barfc'd With wide Cerberean mouths full loud, and rung 655 A hideous peal : yet, when they list, would...
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Milton's Paradise Lost: With Copius Notes, Explanatory and Critical, Partly ...

John Milton, James Prendeville - 1850 - 382 pages
...with 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 ended foul in many a scaly fold,3 Voluminous and vast ; a serpent arm'd ess With mortal sting : about her middle round signify...
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THE PARADISE LOST

JOHN MILTON - 1851
...circling fire. — T. On either side a formidable 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 With mortal s*fing : about her middle round A cry of Hell-hounds never ceasing, bark'd With wide Cerberean mouths...
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Milton's Epic Voice: The Narrator in Paradise Lost

Anne Ferry - Poetry - 1983 - 187 pages
...of these "shapes": The one seem'd Woman to the waste, and fair, But ended foul in many a scaly fould Voluminous and vast, a Serpent arm'd 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 Moment of Explosion: Blake and the Illustration of Milton

Stephen C. Behrendt - Literary Criticism - 1983 - 211 pages
...Her left hand is raised further now, as if to stay Death's flaming dart. Milton tells us that Sin is foul in many a scaly fold Voluminous and vast, a serpent arm'd With mortal sting. [2.651-53] Interestingly, though, Milton's "foul" figure is given much that is visually attractive....
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Blake's Vision of the Poetry of Milton: Illustrations to Six Poems

Bette Charlene Werner - Art - 1986 - 319 pages
...seeming fairness. According to the poet's description, her shape . . . ended foul in many a scaly fould Voluminous and vast, a Serpent arm'd With mortal sting: about her middle round A cry of Hell Hounds never ceasing bark'd With wide Cerberian mouths full loud. . . .'*' Blake gives a literally...
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The Soul of Beauty: A Psychological Investigation of Appearance

Ronald Schenk - Psychology - 1992 - 176 pages
...luring of Adam to the tree of knowledge is prefigured in Sin's seduction of her father, Satan. Sin "seem'd Woman to the •waist, and fair, / But ended foul in many a scaly fold / Voluminous and vast, and Serpent arm'd / With mortal sting" (PL II 650-53). In his despair Adam reminds Eve of her association...
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Epic and Empire: Politics and Generic Form from Virgil to Milton

David Quint, Professor David Quint, James Chandler, Lionel Gossman - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 433 pages
...description of Fletcher's Sin, the dissembled woman's face and horrid serpentine back parts: 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. (650-53) The figure also resembles Spenser's Errour (Faerie Queene 1.1.4)...
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The History of Hell

Alice K. Turner - Art - 1993 - 275 pages
...adamantine rock, guarded by two formidable shapes who turn out to be Sin and Death personified. Sin seem'd Woman to the waist, and fair, But ended foul...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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