Virgil's Æneid

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G. Routledge and sons, 1886 - 319 páginas
 

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Página 97 - Let him for succour sue from place to place, Torn from his subjects, and his son's embrace. First let him see his friends in battle slain, And their untimely fate lament in vain ; And when at length the cruel war shall cease, On hard conditions may he buy his peace ; Nor let him then enjoy supreme command, But fall untimely by some hostile hand, And lie unburied on the barren sand.
Página 11 - This way and that the impatient captives tend, And pressing for release, the mountains rend; High in his hall the undaunted monarch stands, And shakes his sceptre, and their rage commands; Which did he not, their unresisted sway Would sweep the world before them in their way; Earth, air, and seas through empty space would roll, And Heaven would fly before the driving soul.
Página 172 - The word is given ; with eager speed they lace The shining head-piece, and the shield embrace.
Página 188 - Consum'd on mortals with prodigious waste. Three rays of writhen rain, of fire three more, Of winged southern winds and cloudy store As many parts, the dreadful mixture frame; And fears are added, and avenging flame. Inferior ministers, for Mars, repair His broken axletrees and blunted war, And send him forth again with furbish'd arms, To wake the lazy war with trumpets
Página 36 - The cause, and ruled the counsels of the court, I made some figure there ; nor was my name Obscure, nor I without my share of fame.
Página 152 - Two gates the silent house of Sleep adorn ; Of polished ivory this, that of transparent horn ; '[ True visions through transparent horn arise ; Through polished ivory pass deluding lies.
Página 292 - Despair (Dire faces, and deform'd) surround the car; Friends of the god, and followers of the war. With fury not unlike, nor less disdain...
Página 300 - Latinus tears his garments as he goes, Both for his public and his private woes; With filth his venerable beard besmears, And sordid dust deforms his silver hairs.
Página 240 - And give him to his aged father's sight. Now let him perish, since you hold it good, And glut the Trojans with his pious blood. Yet from our lineage he derives his name, And, in the fourth degree, from god Pilumnus came; Yet he devoutly pays you rites divine, And offers daily incense at your shrine.
Página 257 - Then thrice around the kindled piles they go (For ancient custom had ordain'd it so) ; Thrice horse and foot about the fires are led ; And thrice with loud laments they hail the dead. Tears trickling down their breasts, bedew the ground, And drums and trumpets mix their mournful sound. Amid the blaze, their pious brethren throw The spoils, in battle taken from the foe — Helms...

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