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Six spiry serpents their uplifted heads
Cœrulean darted at the wearer's throat,
Splendor diffusing as the various bow
Fix'd by Saturnian Jove in showery clouds,
A sign to mortal men.
*
It is finely remarked by Trollope, that,
of all the points of resemblance which may be discovered between the sentiments, associations and expressions of Homer, and those of the sacred writings, this similitude is perhaps the most striking; and there can be little doubt that it exhibits a traditional vestige of the patriarchal record of God's covenant.
— Eliot Felton.
THE ILIAD OF HOMER, TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH BLANK VERSE, William Cowper, London 1791

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