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" ... that those two comets passed directly over the city, and that so very near the houses that it was plain they imported something peculiar to the city alone ; that the comet before the pestilence was of a faint, dull, languid colour, and its motion... "
Belgravia - Page 203
1877
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The History of the Great Plague in London, in the Year 1665: Containing ...

Daniel Defoe - Great Plague, London, England, 1664-1666 - 1754 - 376 pages
...its Motion fwift and furious; and that accordingly, One foretold a heavy Judgment, flow but fevere, terrible and frightful, as was the Plague; But 'the other foretold a Stroke, fudden, iwift, and fiery as the Conflagration; nay, fo particular fome People were, that as they look'd...
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The Terrific Register: Or, Record of Crimes, Judgments, Providences, and ...

Adventure and adventurers - 1825
...the city alone ; and the comet before the pestilence, was of a faint, dull, languid colour, and its motion very heavy, solemn, and slow : but that the...other foretold a stroke, sudden, swift, and fiery as the conflagration ; nay, so particular some people were, that as they looked upon the com€t preceding...
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The History of the Great Plague in London in the Year 1665: Containing ...

Daniel Defoe - Great Plague, London, England, 1664-1666 - 1832 - 311 pages
...the city alone ; that the comet before the pestilence was of a faint, dull, languid colour, and its motion very heavy, solemn, and slow : but that the...other foretold a stroke, sudden, swift, and fiery, as the conflagration ; nay, so particular some people were that, as they looked upon that comet preceding...
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The works of Daniel De Foe [ed.] by W. Hazlitt, Volume 2

Daniel Defoe - 1840
...and Ğlow: but that the comet before the ire was bright and sparkling, or, as others said, aiming, and its motion swift and furious ; and that, accordingly, one foretold a heavy judgment, iioĞr, but severe, terrible, and frightful, as was the plague ; but the other foretold a stroke, '•.idden,...
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The works of Daniel Defoe: with a memoir of his life and writings, Volume 2

Daniel Defoe - 1841
...and slow : but that the comet before the ire was bright and sparkling, or, as others said, i aiming, e into despair and lunacy ; others into melancholy...intolerable. The physicians and surgeons may be said to sadden, swift, and fiery, as the conflagration; "ay, Ğo particular some people were, that as they...
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The works of Daniel De Foe [ed.] by W. Hazlitt, Volume 2

Daniel Defoe - 1841
...the city alone ; that the comet before the pestilence was of a faint, dull, ' languid colour, and its motion very heavy, solemn, and slow: but that the comet before the fi re- was bright and sparkling, or, as others said, flaming, and its motion swift and furious ; and...
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The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1850
...pestilence was of a faint, dull, languid colour, and its motion very heavy, solemn, and slow ; but that tho comet before the fire was bright and sparkling, or,...others said, flaming, and its motion swift and furious — that one foretold a heavy judgment, slow, but severe, terrible, and frightful, as was the plague...
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The Novels and Miscellaneous Works of Daniel De Foe: History of the plague ...

Daniel Defoe - English fiction - 1855
...the city alone. That the comet before the pestilence was of a faint, dull, languid colour, and its motion very heavy, solemn, and slow; but, that the...bright and sparkling, or, as others said, flaming, aud its motion swift and furious, and that, accordingly, one foretold a heavy judgment, slow but severe,...
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Public opinion and record of educated, titled and talented ..., Volume 108

Charles William Gregory (shipping agent.) - 1856
...the city alone • that the comet before the pestilence was of a faint, dull, languid colour, and its motion very heavy, solemn, and slow : but that the...before the fire was bright and sparkling, or, as others Signs ami said, naming, and its motion swift and furious; and that, °fl}l° wtf> accordingly, one...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 28

American literature - 1864
...cspecially afterward .... that the comet before the pestilence was of a faint, dull, languid color, and its motion very heavy, solemn, and slow; but that the...bright and sparkling, or, as others said, flaming and furious ; and that, accordingly, one foretold a heavy judgment, slow, but severe, terrible, and frightful,...
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