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" 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. "
SPEECH OF HON. CHARLES SUMNER, IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES, 19th and ... - Página 41
1856
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - 1855 - 381 páginas
...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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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 vast ; a serpent armed With mortal sting ; about her middle round A cry of Hell-hounds, never ceasing barked, With wide Cerberean...
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American slavery: repr. of an article [by N.W. Senior, entitled Slavery in ...

Nassau William Senior - 1856
...at the mast head ; in their laws you hear the pirate yell, and see the flash of the pirate knife ; while, incredible to relate ! the President, gathering...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 Cerberean...
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The Crime Against Kansas: The Apologies for the Crime. The True Remedy

Charles Sumner - 1856 - 95 páginas
...to relate ! the President, gathering the Slave Power at his back, testifies a pirate sympathy. Shy all this was done in the name of Popular Sovereignty....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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John Milton: Introductions

Roy Daniells - 1973 - 343 páginas
...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, Volumen4

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 páginas
...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 páginas
...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) and the...
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The History of Hell

Alice K. Turner - 1995 - 275 páginas
...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 páginas
...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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