Virgil's Aeneid

P. F. Collier, 1909 - 432 páginas

No interior do livro

Páginas seleccionadas

Outras edições - Ver tudo

Palavras e frases frequentes

Passagens conhecidas

Página 54 - ... verum ubi plura nitent in carmine, non ego paucis offendar maculis, quas aut incuria fudit aut humana parum cavit natura.
Página 110 - And first around the tender boys they wind, Then with their sharpen'd fangs their limbs and bodies grind. The wretched father, running to their aid With pious haste, but vain, they next invade ; Twice round his waist their winding volumes roll'd ; And twice about his gasping throat they fold. The priest thus doubly choked — their crests divide, And towering o'er his head in triumph ride. With both his hands he labours at the knots ; His holy fillets the blue venom blots ; His roaring fills the...
Página 221 - Deep Frauds before, and open Force behind; The Furies' iron beds; and Strife, that shakes Her hissing tresses, and unfolds her snakes. Full in the midst of this infernal road, An elm displays her dusky arms abroad: The god of sleep there hides his heavy head; And empty dreams on ev'ry leaf are spread.
Página 212 - His heavy limbs on jointed pinions bore, (The first who sail'd in air) 'tis sung by Fame, To the Cumaean coast at length he came, And, here alighting, built this costly frame. Inscrib'd to Phoebus, here he hung on high The steerage of his wings, that cut the sky: Then, o'er the lofty gate, his art emboss'd Androgeos...
Página 56 - ... is not strung with sinews like our English; it has the nimbleness of a greyhound, but not the bulk and body of a mastiff.
Página 64 - I have endeavoured to make Virgil speak such English as he would himself have spoken, if he had been born in England, and in this present age.
Página 220 - Obscure they went thro' dreary shades, that led Along the waste dominions of the dead. Thus wander travelers in woods by night, By the moon's doubtful and malignant light, When Jove in dusky clouds involves the skies. And the faint crescent shoots by fits before their eyes.
Página 173 - Instructed from above, My lover I shall gain, or lose my love. Nigh rising Atlas, next the falling sun, Long tracts of Ethiopian climates run : There a Massylian priestess I have found, Honor'd for age, for magic arts renown'd : Th' Hesperian temple was her trusted care ; 'Twas she supplied the wakeful dragon's fare.
Página 162 - Then first the trembling earth the signal gave ; And flashing fires enlighten all the cave : Hell from below, and Juno from above, And howling nymphs, were conscious to their love. From this ill-omen'd hour, in time arose Debate and death, and all succeeding woes.
Página 81 - Within a long recess there lies a bay: An island shades it from the rolling sea, And forms a port secure for ships to ride: Broke by the jutting land, on either side, In double streams the briny waters glide...

Informação bibliográfica