The Iliad, Volumen24

A. Kincaid and, 1773

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Página 20 - Who yields ignobly, or who bravely dies. Of all my dangers, all my glorious pains, A life of labours, lo! what fruit remains? As the bold bird her helpless young attends. From danger guards them, and from want defends; In search of prey she wings the spacious air, And with the...
Página 107 - Whom those that envy, dare not imitate; Could all our care elude the gloomy grave, Which claims no...
Página 140 - If from thy hand the fates of mortals flow, From whence this favour to an impious foe? A godless crew, abandon'd and unjust, Still breathing rapine, violence, and lust?
Página 116 - This having reach'd, his brass-hoof'd steeds he reins, Fleet as the winds, and deck'd with golden manes. Refulgent arms his mighty limbs infold, Immortal arms of adamant and gold. He mounts the car, the golden scourge applies, He sits superior, and the chariot flies : His whirling wheels the glassy surface sweep ; The...
Página 167 - The driving javelin through his shoulder thrust, He sinks to earth, and grasps the bloody dust. " Lo thus (the victor cries) we rule the field, And thus their arms the race of Panthus wield...
Página 59 - Machaon, in the other wing of the army, is pierced with an arrow by Paris, and carried from the fight in Nestor's chariot. Achilles (who overlooked the action from his ship) sends Patroclus to inquire which of the Greeks was wounded in that manner?
Página 227 - Now sent to Troy, Achilles' arms to aid, He pays due vengeance to his kinsman's shade. Soon as his luckless hand had touch'd the dead, A rock's large fragment thunder'd on his head; Hurl'd by...
Página 133 - Beneath his Cares thy early Youth was train'd, One Table fed you, and one Roof contain'd. This Deed to fierce Idomeneus we owe; Haste, and revenge it on th
Página 197 - Some lordly bull (the rest dispersed and fled) He singles out; arrests, and lays him dead: Thus from the rage of Jove-like Hector flew All Greece in heaps; but one he...
Página 143 - Join'd to one yoke, the stubborn earth they tear, And trace large furrows with the shining share ; O'er their huge limbs the foam descends in snow, And streams of sweat down their sour foreheads flow.

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