Story of Æneas

American Book Company, 1898 - 203 páginas

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Página 54 - This way, and that, th' impatient captives tend, And pressing for release, the mountains rend. High in his hall, th' 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 heav'n would fly before the driving soul.
Página 201 - His banish'd gods restor'd to rites divine, And settled sure succession in his line, From whence the race of Alban fathers come, And the long glories of majestic Rome.
Página 199 - The Trojans to their customs shall be tied: I will, myself, their common rites provide: The natives shall command, the foreigners subside. All shall be Latium; Troy without a name; And her lost sons forget from whence they came. From blood so mixed, a pious race shall flow, Equal to gods, excelling all below. No nation more respect to you shall pay, Or greater offerings on your altars lay.
Página 123 - Pallas, his great grandsire's name : But the fierce Latians old possession claim, With war infesting the new colony : These make thy friends, and on their aid rely. To thy free passage I submit my streams. Wake, son of Venus, from thy pleasing dreams ! And when the setting stars are lost in day, To Juno's power thy just devotion pay ; With sacrifice the wrathful queen appease : Her pride at length shall fall, her fury cease. When thou return' st victorious from the war, Perform thy vows to me with...
Página 72 - To suffer what the sov'reign pow'r decrees ; Jove will inspire him, when, and what to say. — They hear with pleasure, and with haste obey. But soon the queen perceives the thin disguise (What arts can blind a jealous woman's eyes ?) : She was the first to find the secret fraud, Before the fatal news was blaz'd abroad.
Página 88 - The Sibyl demanded to live as many years as she had grains of sand in her hand, but...
Página 102 - Sleep gives his name to portals twain : One all of horn, they say, Through which authentic spectres gain Quick exit into day, And one which bright with ivory gleams, Whence Pluto sends delusive dreams. Conversing still, the sire attends The travellers on their road, And through the ivory portal sends From forth the unseen abode.
Página 51 - By raging storms, and driven on every coast, > My dear, dear father, spent with age, I lost — ) Ease of my cares, and solace of my pain, Saved through a thousand toils, but saved in vain.
Página 69 - Wounds with a random shaft the careless hind, Distracted with her pain she flies the woods, Bounds o'er the lawn, and seeks the silent floods, With fruitless care; for still the fatal dart Sticks in her side, and rankles in her heart.
Página 103 - The nurse of great ^Eneas' infancy. Here rest thy bones in rich Hesperia's plains : Thy name ('tis all a ghost can have) remains. Now, when the prince her fun'ral rites had paid, He plough'd the Tyrrhene seas with sails display 'd.

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