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" And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth : and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born. "
The divine comedy, tr. by H.W. Longfellow - Page 454
by Dante Alighieri - 1867
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An Essay on Scripture-prophecy: Wherein it is Endeavored to Explain the ...

William Burnet - 1724 - 167 pages
...K Heaven, and behold, a great Red Drdgon, Xll• * ^ having fcvcn Heads and ten Horns, and fevcn ^< Crowns upon his Heads. "And his Tail drew the third part of the * Stars of Heaven, and did caft them to the ** ^ Earth. — Here is a Wonder in Heaven, Reprefenting M the the fourth Kingdom...
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The Oration Spoke at Joyners Hall in Thamestreet: on Monday, Sept. 24, 1733 ...

Jacob Ilive - 1733 - 67 pages
...Wonder in Heaven, and behold a great red ." Dragon, having feven Heads, and ten Horns, and feven " Crowns upon his Heads. And his Tail drew the third Part «' of the Stars of Heaven, and did caft them to the Earth." And I think I am juftified from the Words recited in the Account I give of...
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Spenser's Faerie Queene, Volume 2

Edmund Spenser - 1758
...4. Behold a great red dragon having feven heads, and ten barm, ondfevtn crowns upon his heads. Arid his tail drew the third part of the Stars of heaven, and did cajl them to the earth. Which paflage Milton alludes to, where Death thus fpeaks to Satan, ii. 691....
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Observations on The Fairy Queen of Spenser, Volume 2

Thomas Warton - 1762 - 270 pages
...DRAGON in the REVELATIONS. " Behold a great red dragon, " having feven heads, and ten horns, and feven " crowns upon his heads ; and his tail drew the third " part of the ftars of heaven, and did caft them to " earth*." Again, " I faw a woman fit upon a " fcarlet-coloured...
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The Signs of the Time; Or the Overthrow of the Papal Tyranny in France: The ...

James Bicheno - 1794 - 70 pages
...another wonder in heaven, and behold a great red dragon, having feven heads and ten horns, and feven crowns upon his heads. And his tail drew the third part of the jtars of heaven, and did cajl them to the earth, &c. Moft of the authors whom 1 have confulted, though...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...him. Richardson. 7 10. Drew after him the third part of Heav'n's host.] " Behold a great red dragon, and his tail drew the third part of the stars of Heaven, and did cast them to the earth." Rev. xii. 3, 4. Dr. Bentley finds fault with this verse, as very bad measure : but as a person of much...
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The Works of the Rev. John Witherspoon, D.D. L.L.D. Late President of the ...

John Witherspoon - 1801
...another *' wonder in heaven, and behold a great red Dragon ha" ying feven heads and ten horns, and feven crowns upon " his heads, and his tail drew the third part of the ftars .*' of heaven, and did caft them to the earth." But this is a mifapplication of the paffage in...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments : Translated ..., Volume 4

1804
...and, behold, a great red dragon, having seven heads, and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads. 4 And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth : and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as...
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The Apocalypse: Or Revelation of Saint John, Translated; with Notes ...

John Chappel Woodhouse - 1805 - 639 pages
...and behold, a great red dragon, having seven heads, aud ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads. 4 And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth : and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 2

Edmund Spenser - 1805
...Dragon in the REVELATIONS. " Beholda great red dragon, having feven heads, and ten horns, and feven crowns upon his heads ; and his tail drew the third part of the ftars of heaven, and did caft them to earth," Ch. xii. 3, 4. Again, " I law a woman fit upon a fcarlet-coloured...
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