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" That fires the length of Ophiucus huge In the Arctic sky, and from his horrid train Shakes pestilence and war."— Milton. AMONG other great results which have marked the history of Halley's comet, it has itself been a criterion of the existing state... "
Lives of illustrious ... Irishmen, ed. by J. Wills - Page 416
by Irishman - 1841
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Letters on Astronomy: Addressed to a Lady; in which the Elements of the ...

Denison Olmsted - Astronomy - 1841 - 419 pages
...XXVI. COMETS, CONTINUED. " Incensed with indignation, Satan stood Unterrified, and like a comet burned, That fires the length of Ophiucus huge In the Arctic sky, and from his horrid train Shakes pestilence and war."— Milton. AMONG other great results which have marked the history...
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The Connexion Between Taste and Morals: Two Lectures

Mark Hopkins - Aesthetics - 1841 - 63 pages
...emotions produced by the comet now, as it returns at its predicted period, from those excited as it fired "the length of Ophiucus huge In the Arctic sky, and, from his horrid hair," was supposed to shake " pestilence and war !" As, therefore, he who cannot see beyond the stars as...
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Miscellaneous Essays and Discourses

Mark Hopkins - Congregational churches - 1847 - 514 pages
...produced by the cotnet now, as it returns at its predicted period, from those excited as it fired " the length of Ophiucus huge In the Arctic sky, and, from his horrid hair," was supposed to shake " pestilence and war ! " As, therefore, he who cannot see beyond the stars as...
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The Massachusetts Teacher, Volume 1

Education - 1848
...produced by the comet now, as it returns at its predicted period, from those excited as it fired " the length of Ophiucus huge In the Arctic sky, and, from his horrid hair," was supposed to shake " pestilence and war ! " As, therefore, lie who cannot see beyond the stars as...
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Letters on Astronomy, in which the Elements of the Science are Familiarly ...

Denison Olmsted - Astronomy - 1855 - 427 pages
...CONTINUED. " Incensed with indignation, Satan stood Unterrifled, and like a comet burned, That flres the length of Ophiucus huge In the Arctic sky, and from his horrid train Shakes pestilence and war." — Milton. AMONG other great results which have marked the history...
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Letters on Astronomy: In which the Elements of the Science are Familialry ...

Denison Olmsted - Astronomy - 1858 - 427 pages
...CONTINUED. " Incensed with indignation, Satan stood Unterrified, and like a comet burned, That lirvs the length of Ophiucus huge In the Arctic sky, and from his horrid train Shakes pestilence and war."— Milton. AMONG other great results which have marked the history...
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An Empire of Information: Uniting Four Regions of Thought ...

John McGovern - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1880 - 700 pages
...deform : on the other side, Incensed with indignation, Satan stood Unterrified, and like a comet burned, That fires the length of Ophiucus huge In the Arctic sky, and l'ro?n his horrid hair Shakes pestilence and war. 2. Such a frown Each cast at the other, as when two...
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Vexed Questions in Theology: A Series of Essays

James Freeman Clarke - Electronic book - 1886 - 249 pages
...aspires ; and the glowing red of a divine and human love. And as our late splendid visitor, who " Fired the length of Ophiucus huge • In the arctic sky, and from his horrid hair Shook pestilence and war," comes only occasionally, and soon disappears, while the gentle and regular...
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Milton and the Ends of Time

Juliet Cummins - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 254 pages
...Milton's mind in Book 2, since he gives it a specific location that matches the location of the 1618 comet: "That fires the length of Ophiucus huge / In the Arctic sky." That Milton had a keen interest in astronomy is by now fairly well established. In the circumstances...
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Paradise Lost (Kastan Edition)

John Milton, David Scott Kastan - Poetry - 496 pages
...deform; on the other side, Incensed with indignation, Satan stood Unterrified and like a comet burned, That fires the length of Ophiucus huge In the Arctic sky, and from his horrid hair 710 Shakes pestilence and war. Each at the head Leveled his deadly aim; their fatal hands No second...
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