The Pedigree of the Devil, Temas1-6

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Trübner & Company, 1883 - 256 páginas
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Traces the history and traditions of ideas related to demonology.

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Página 124 - They but now who seem'd In bigness to surpass earth's giant sons, Now less than smallest dwarfs in narrow room Throng numberless, like that Pygmean race Beyond the Indian mount; or faery elves, Whose midnight revels, by a forest side Or fountain, some belated peasant sees, Or dreams he sees.
Página 214 - The other shape, If shape it might be call'd that shape had none Distinguishable in member, joint or limb ; Or substance might be call'd that shadow seem'd, For each seem'd either; black it stood as night, Fierce as ten Furies, terrible as hell, And shook a dreadful dart; what seemed his head The likeness of a kingly crown had on. 1
Página 134 - A dungeon horrible, on all sides round, As one great furnace, flamed; yet from those flames No light; but rather darkness visible Served only to discover sights of woe, Kegions of sorrow, doleful shades, where peace And rest can never dwell; hope never comes
Página 171 - thus:—" His head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were like a flame of fire : and his feet like unto fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace ; and his
Página 37 - I'll lead you about a round, Through bog, through bush, through brake, through brier; Sometime a horse I'll be, sometime a hound, A hog, a headless bear, sometimes a fire, And neigh, and bark, and grunt, and roar, and burn, Like horse, hound, hog, bear, fire, at every turn.
Página 201 - I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. And he laid hold on the dragon,
Página 184 - is sick, and the whole heart faint. From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in it; but wounds and bruises and putrefying sores
Página 102 - 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 the
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