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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 Cambridge Companion to Ovid

Philip Hardie - History - 2002 - 408 pages
...whose birth causes Sin to metamorphose into a snake-tailed prototype of Ovid's Scylla: 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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Blake and Tradition, Volume 1

Kathleen Raine - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 464 pages
...Milton's Sin: [74] The one seemed 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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Paradise Lost (Hughes Edition)

John Milton, Merritt Yerkes Hughes - Poetry - 2003 - 384 pages
...Gates there sat 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...With mortal 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:...
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Melusine the Serpent Goddess in A. S. Byatt's Possession and in Mythology

Gillian M. E. Alban - History - 2003 - 308 pages
...a creature who was once loved by Lucifer, although now her shape makes her despised: 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 Satanic Epic

Neil Forsyth - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 382 pages
...it's like in there): she 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 Cerberian mouths full loud, and rung A hideous Peal: yet,...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...gates there sat On either side a formidable shape; The one seemed woman to the waist, and fair, 650 But ended foul in many a scaly fold Voluminous and vast, a serpent armed With mortal sting: about her middle round0 A cry of hell hounds never ceasing barked0 With wide...
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What's Wrong with Contemporary Art?

Peter Timms - Art - 2004 - 184 pages
...hag who guards the gates of hell: ... 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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John Milton's Paradise Lost: A Sourcebook

Margaret Kean - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 173 pages
...number of the Antichrist. 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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Taste: A Literary History

Denise Gigante - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 272 pages
...destructively fabricates in the sense of "to lie." As an evolution of Horatian fabrication, Milton's Sin "seem'd Woman to the waist, and fair, / But ended foul in many a scaly fold" (PL 2.650-51), resembling Dagon, "upward Man / And downward Fish" ( i .462-63 ), or any of the other...
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Jeanette Winterson

Susana Onega, Susana Onega Jaén - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 256 pages
...daughter, leaves no doubt about where the monstrosity of the 'Snakie Sorceress' lies: 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*6 Similarly,...
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