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" She was a gordian shape of dazzling hue, Vermilion-spotted, golden, green, and blue ; Striped like a zebra, freckled like a pard, Eyed like a peacock, and all crimson barr'd ; And full of silver moons, that, as she breathed, Dissolved, or brighter shone,... "
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Personal Forces in Modern Literature

Arthur Compton-Rickett - 1906 - 228 lehte
...Vermilion-spotted, golden, green and blue ; Striped like a zebra, freckled like a pard, Eyed liked a peacock, and all crimson barr'd ; And full of silver...inter-wreathed Their lustres with the gloomier tapestries— She seem'd, at once, some penanced lady elf, Some demon'd mistress, or the demon's self. Upon her crest...
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John Keats

Walter Jackson Bate - 2009 - 780 lehte
...moving skin, the colors and patterns on her "rainbow-sided" body also suggest those of other animals: Striped like a zebra, freckled like a pard, Eyed like a peacock, and all crimson barr'd. At the same time a "complete" set of teeth, of the sort often described in pastoral love imagery, flash...
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John Keats

John Barnard, Barnard John - 1987 - 172 lehte
...voice', can feel only 'pity' (I. 35-7). She was a gordian shape of dazzling hue, Vermilion-spotted, golden, green, and blue; Striped like a zebra, freckled like a pard, Eyed like peacock, and all crimson barred; And full of silver moons, that, as she breathed, Dissolved, or brighter...
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Rivermen: A Romantic Iconography of the River and the Source

Frederic Stewart Colwell - 1989 - 220 lehte
...associated with, but clearly emblematic of, night and the rule of Diana as Selene or Phoebe. Her markings, "full of silver moons, that, as she breathed, / Dissolv'd or brighter shone," and crest of "wannish fire / Sprinkled with stars" (1.50-1, 57-8) are the heraldry of the moon goddess,...
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Romantic Medicine and John Keats

Hermione de Almeida - 1990 - 432 lehte
...possessed the attributes and intelligence of all the other animals in Paradise, then Keats's Lamia, "Striped like a zebra, freckled like a pard, / Eyed like a peacock, and all crimson barr'd" (I, 49-50), dappled in beauty and varioloid in effect, splendidly patterned and malignantly pocked,...
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Selected Poems and Letters of Keats

John Keats, Robert Gittings - 1995 - 301 lehte
...Bright, and cirque-couchant in a dusky brake. She was a gordian shape of dazzling hue, Vermilion-spotted, golden, green, and blue; Striped like a zebra, freckled like a pard, 50 Eyed like a peacock, and all crimson barr'd; And full of silver moons, that, as she breathed, Dissolv'd,...
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John Keats and the Loss of Romantic Innocence

Keith D. White - 1996 - 194 lehte
...Consider Keats's description of Lamia: She was a gordian shape of dazzling hue, Ver million-spotted, golden, green, and blue; Striped like a zebra, freckled like a pard, Eyed like a peacock, and crimson barr'd; And full of silver moons, that, as she breathed, Dissolv'd, or brighter shone, or interwreathed...
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Quantum Poetics: Yeats, Pound, Eliot, and the Science of Modernism

Daniel Albright, Professor Daniel Albright - 1997 - 307 lehte
...air, in a tobacco trance (Collected Poems, pp. 11-12) The snake-woman in Keats's "Lamia" (182o) was "Striped like a zebra, freckled like a pard, / Eyed like a peacock, and all crimson barred" (t, lines 49-50); and similarly the speaker of Eliot's poem seems to comprise a whole zoo....
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 lehte
...gnomed mine Unweave a rainbow. 5461 'Lamia' She was a gordian shape of dazzling hue, Vermilllon-spotted, nie barred. 5462 'Lamia' Love in a hut, with water and a crust, Is - Love, forgive us! - cinders, ashes,...
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Twenty Questions: (posed by Poems)

J. D. McClatchy - 1998 - 200 lehte
...Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy— made a gorgeous vampire of his lamia, a nymph transformed into a serpent "Striped like a zebra, freckled like a pard, / Eyed like a peacock, and all crimson barred." Choerilus: A poet of lasos in Caria and a camp follower of Alexander the Great, whose victories...
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