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nor prize the fleeting goods and vain,
the flowers that bloom but to decay!
was e'er to mortal's lot secure:
A. LODGE from Schiller
1208 ODE ON OCCASION OF THE GREAT EXHIBITION,
brought from under every star,
the works of peace with works of war,
A. TENNYSON 1209
in Nature's frame;
Thus as a God below,
Passages for Translation into Greek Anapæsts
as severed from the whole
one Hand alone,
one Hand has sway.
the impious ocean, thrown
Or who has eye to trace
how the plague came?
or the Air's weight and flame
1210T LOOK to the west, when I gae to rest,
I that happy my dreams and my slumbers may be:
D with those thou seëst--if indeed I go-
where I will heal me of my grievous wound.' 1212 So said he, and the barge with oar and sail
moved from the brink, like some full-breasted swan
MARS AND VENUS CO, in the painter's animated frame, w where Mars embraces the soft Paphian dame,
the little loves in sport the faulchion wield,
J. TICKELL 1214
hailstones beats down the farmer's corn in the field and shatters
his windows, hiding the sun, and strewing the ground with thatch
from the house-roofs, bellowing flee the herds, and seek to break their en
closures : so on the hearts of the people descended the words
of the speaker. Silent a moment they stood in speechless wonder and
then rose louder and ever louder a wail of sorrow and anger, and by one impulse moved they madly rushed to the doorway.
H. W. LONGFELLOW
I was beating wildly on the wing for prey,
and finds her callow infants forced away: stung with her love, she stoops upon the plain,
the broken air loud whistling as she flies : she stops to listen,-and shoots forth again, and guides her pinions by her young one's cries.
J. DRYDEN 1216
PHÆDRIA'S GONDELAY CFTSOONES her shallow ship away did slide,
L more swift then swallow sheres the liquid skye withouten oare or pilot it to guide, or winged canvas with the wind to fly:
onely she turnd a pin, and by and by
E. SPENSER 1217
E. SPENSER 1218
THE SHIP AS a tall ship tossed in troublous seas, H whom raging windes threatning to make the pray of the rough rockes, do diversly disease, meetes two contrarie billows by the way, that her on either side doe sore assay, and boast to swallow her in greedy grave; shee, scorning both their spights, does make wide way, and, with her brest breaking the fomy wave, does ride on both their backs and faire herself doth save.
E. SPENSER 1219
SIMILE AS fearfull fowle, that long in secret cave A for dread of soring hauke herself hath hid, not caring how, her silly life to save, she her gay painted plumes disorderid; seeing at last herselfe from daunger rid, peeps forth, and soone renews her native pride; she gins her feathers fowle disfigured: prowdly to prune, and sett on every side ; she shakes off shame, ne thinks how erst she did her hide.