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" 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. "
The Savage - Seite 225
von Piomingo - 1810 - 312 Seiten
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The first four books of Milton's Paradise lost; with notes, by C.W. Connon

John Milton - 1855
...indefinitely, as far,appaOn 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...sting ; about her middle round A cry of Hell-hounds, never ceasing barked, With wide Cerberean mouths, full loud, and rung 655 A hideous peal : yet, when...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - 1855 - 381 Seiten
...unconsum'd. i 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 | Voluminous and vast, a serpent, arm'd With mortal sting ; . about her middle round | A cry of hell-hounds, never ceasing, bark'd |...
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Recent Speeches and Addresses [1851-1855]

Charles Sumner - 1856 - 697 Seiten
...was overturned, now lifts itself before us, like Sin, in the terrible picture of Milton, — " That seemed a woman to the waist, and fair, But ended foul...sting ; about her middle round A cry of hell-hounds never ceasing barked With wide Cerberean mouths full loud, and rung A hideous peal ; yet, when they...
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The Life of Charles Sumner: With Choice Specimens of His Eloquence, a ...

David Addison Harsha - 1856 - 329 Seiten
...Freedom was overturned, now lifts itself before us, like Sin, in the terrible picture of Milton, " Thnt seemed a woman to the waist, and fair, But ended foul...sting ; about her middle round A cry of hell-hounds never ceasing barked With wide Cerberean mouths full loud, and rang A hideous peal ; yet, when they...
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The Central literary magazine, Band 4

Birmingham central literary assoc - 1879
...Archrebels found guarding the gates of Hell, and which he describes as follows : — " The one seem'd woman to the waist, and fair, But ended foul in many a scaly fold, Voluminous and vast, a serpent arm'd With mortal sting. II. 650. The other shape, If shape it might be call'd, that shape had none...
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The Soul of Beauty: A Psychological Investigation of Appearance

Ronald Schenk - 1992 - 176 Seiten
...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 - 1993 - 433 Seiten
...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...Voluminous and vast, a serpent armed With mortal sting. (650-53) The figure also resembles Spenser's Errour (Faerie Queene 1.1.4) and the personification of...
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The History of Hell

Alice K. Turner - 1995 - 275 Seiten
...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 in many a scaly fold 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...
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Paradise Lost (MAXNotes Literature Guides)

Corinna Siebert Ruth - 2015 - 186 Seiten
...Milton's classical allusions are also woven throughout his epic poem. The character of Sin, who was "woman to the waist, and fair,/ But ended foul in many a scaly fold," is patterned after Scylla in Virgil's Aeneid. ... to the waist A maiden she, with comely-fashioned...
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Landscape, Liberty and Authority: Poetry, Criticism and Politics from ...

Tim Fulford - 1996 - 251 Seiten
...where he 'writhed him to and fro convolved' (bk vi, line 328). They also resemble Milton's Sin who 'ended foul in many a scaly fold / Voluminous and vast, a serpent armed / With mortal sting' (bk 1 1 , lines 65 1-3). The narrative concerning the Borrowdale yews takes place in the fallen world,...
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