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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 North American Review - Seite 537
1860
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Notes and Queries

1879
...cry, I would quote lit following : — 1. " You common cry of curi ! " Soaks., C'oriafaniu, in. ! 2. " A cry of Hell-hounds never ceasing barked, With wide Cerberean mouths, full load." Milton, Par. Lotl, ii. 651 3. The common phrase " in full cry." 4. "Ha and cry." I consider...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

1852
...fire, Yet unconsum'd. Before the gates there sat On either side a formidable shape ; The one seem'd s o'er the purpled main, Than, issuing arm'd With mortal sting : About her middle round A cry of Hell-hounds never ceasing bark'd With wide...
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Paradiso perduto di Milton

John Milton - 1852
...Before the gates there sat On either side a formidable shape ; The one seem'd woman tho the waste, 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 ery of Hell-bounds never ceasing bark With wide Cerbercan...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem,in Twelve Books; with a Memoir of the Author; Illus ...

John Milton - 1853 - 400 Seiten
...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 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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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ..., Band 1

John Milton - 1853
...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 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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John Milton: Introductions

Roy Daniells - 1973 - 343 Seiten
...translation of Milton's descriptions that troubles other illustrators. His handling of Sin, for example: Woman to the waist, and fair, But ended foul in many a scaly fold Voluminous and vast 1 Illustrated by Schiff; originally designed for Erasmus Darwin's Temple of nature 1803. is characteristically...
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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
...specific 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...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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