The Cocatrice or Basilisk, pp.357-358.

[Three Hundred Animals Contents]    THE fruitful imagination of man knows hardly any bounds. The being that bears the name of Basilisk was originally supposed to be a serpent, with a sort of comb or crown on its head: but that was not sufficiently marvellous. It was supposed also to be hatched from a cock’s […]

The Cocatrice or Basilisk, pp.357-358.

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