Which when the Lord God heard, without delay To Judgement he proceeded on th' accus'd Serpent though brute, unable to transferre The Guilt on him who made him instrument Of mischief, and polluted from the end Of his Creation; justly then accurst, As vitiated in Nature: more to know Concern'd not Man (since he no further knew) Nor alter'd his offence; yet God at last To Satan first in sin his doom
apply'd, Though in mysterious terms, judg'd as then best: And on the Serpent thus his curse let fall.
I dare not whisper it to my allies Or turn them back, but mute must meet my doom
. My sisters, ye his daughters, ye have heard The prayers of our stern father, if his curse Should come to pass and ye some day return To Thebes, O then disown me not, I pray, But grant me burial and due funeral rites.
Would you pluck this mortal whose doom
has long been decreed out of the jaws of death?
O monstrous doom
, Within a rock-built prison sepulchered, To fade and wither in a living tomb, And alien midst the living and the dead.
Then the black girl told him that she too was in the power of the Fairy, who had doomed
her to wander about in her present guise until some youth should take pity on her and bear her in safety to the other side of the river which they saw in the distance, and on the other side of which the Fairy's domain and power ended.
For should the three be successful in bearing her away from the Dyaks she must face an unknown doom
, while should the natives recapture her there was the terrible Malay into whose clutches she had already twice fallen.
Her fellows upon the island looked on in horror, helpless to avert her doom
in which they saw a forecast of their own.
spies, doing certain things openly for purposes of deception, and allowing our spies to know of them and report them to the enemy.
Who hisses the name of the doomed
. We come not alone, for we are the sons and Indunas of Death, And he guides our feet to the doomed
"Then," said the doomed
one, "I should just like to remark that you are the most unspeakable old imbecile in seven States and the District of Columbia."
In the present, he declared to himself that it was only the doomed
and the damned who roared with sincerity at circumstance.
I who am doomed
to waste my Days of Youth and Beauty in an humble Cottage in the Vale of Uske."