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" So spake the grisly terror ; and in shape, So speaking, and so threatening, grew ten-fold More dreadful and deform : on the other side, Incensed with indignation, Satan stood Unterrified, and like a comet burned, That fires the length of Ophiuchus huge... "
Descriptive Astronomy - Page 314
by George Frederick Chambers - 1867 - 816 pages
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New-England's Memorial

Nathaniel Morton - 1669 - 562 pages
...The poets knew how to use this superstition of the baneful influence of comets to advantage : — " Like a comet burned, That fires the length of Ophiuchus...sky, and from its horrid hair Shakes pestilence and war." MILTOX. " Comets, importing change of time and states, Brandish your crystal tresses in the sky."...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 316 pages
...deform : on tlV other side Incens'd with indignation Satan stood Unterriff d, and like a comet hurn'd, That fires the length of Ophiuchus huge In th' arctic sky, and from liis horrid hair 710 Shakes pestilence and w.ir. Each at vhe head Level'd his deadly aim: their fatal...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796 - 610 pages
...deform. On th' other side, Incens'd with indignation, Satan stood Untenify'd, and like a comet burn'd, That fires the length of Ophiuchus huge In th' arctic sky, and from his horrid hair 710 Shakes pestilence and war. Each at the head Level'd his deadly aim ; their fatal...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801 - 396 pages
...deform : on th' other side Incens'd with indignation Satan stood tlnterrify'd, and like a comet burn'd, That fires the length of Ophiuchus huge In th' arctic sky, and from his horrid hair 710 Shakes pestilence and war. Fach at the head Level'd his deadly aim : their fatal...
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Death: A Seatonian Prize Poem

Beilby Porteus - 1803 - 68 pages
...: • On th' other side Incens'd with indignation Satan stood Unterrify'd ; and like a comet burn'd That fires the length of Ophiuchus huge, In th' Arctic sky, and from his horrid air Shakes pestilence and -war. But the finest instance of the prosopopoeia in the present...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1813 - 342 pages
...ou tli1 other side, Incens'd with indignation, Satan stood \ Unterrify'd, and like a comet burn'd, That fires the length of Ophiuchus huge In th' arctic sky, and from his horrid hair 710 Shakes pestilence and war. Each at the head I-eveH'd his deadly aim ; their fatal...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824 - 676 pages
...he nor shunn'd. Ibid. Incens'd with indignation, Satan stood Unterrify'd, and like a comet burn'd, That fires the length of Ophiuchus huge In th' arctic sky, and from his horrid hair Shakes' pestilence and war. Ibid. No thought of flight, None of retreat, no unbecoming...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824 - 646 pages
...696. and faithful in a design under- Pearce. taken, 70S. — and like a coinel burn' 'J, VOL. I. K That fires the length of Ophiuchus huge In th' arctic sky, and from his horrid hair 710 Shakes pestilence and war. Each at the head Levell'd his deadly aim ; their fatal...
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A Select Collection of Old Plays: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 7

Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed, Octavius Gilchrist - 1825 - 470 pages
...Lost, B. 2. 1. 706. ' Incens'd with indignation Satan stood ' Unterrify'd, and like a comet bum'd, ' That fires the length of Ophiuchus huge ' In th' arctic sky, and from his horrid hair ' Shakes pestilence and war." SCENE IV. , VOLUSENUS, LABERIUS, SOLDIERS. Ctesar. What...
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The Paradise Lost of Milton, Volume 1

1827 - 294 pages
...threatening, grew ten-fold More dreadful and deform. On the other side, Incensed with indignation, Satan stood Unterrified, and like a comet burned, That fires the length of Ophiuchus huge In the arctick sky, and from his horrid hair 7 10 Shakes pestilence and war. Each at the head Levelled...
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