What! would'st thou have a serpent sting thee twice?
SHAKS.: _M. of Venice,_ Act iv., Sc. 1.
Where's my serpent of old Nile?
SHAKS.: _Ant. and Cleo.,_ Act i., Sc. 5.
And hence one master-passion in the breast,
Like Aaron's serpent, swallows up the rest.
POPE: _Essay on Man,_ Epis. ii., Line 131.
Some flow'rets of Eden ye still inherit,
But the trail of the Serpent is over them all.
MOORE: _Paradise and the Peri._