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Achilles Ajax appear arms bands battle bear beneath blood bold bound brave breast breath calls chariot chief clouds command coursers dare dart dead death deep descends divine dreadful dust earth eyes fair fall fame fate fear fell field fierce fight fire flames flies force Full fury give glory goddess gods grace Grecian Greece Greeks ground hand haste head hear heart heaven Hector hero honours host javelin Jove king lance lies live mighty mind mortal move night o'er once Patroclus plain prize proud race rage replies rest rise sacred shade shield shining ships shore side sire skies slain sons soul sound spear spoke spread stand steeds stood swift tears thee thou thunder train trembling Trojan troops Troy turns Ulysses voice walls warrior wound yield youth
Página 141 - Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies ; They fall successive, and successive rise : So generations in their course decay ; So flourish these when those are pass'd away.
Página 152 - ... ethereal throne, And all ye deathless powers, protect my son ! Grant him, like me, to purchase just renown, To guard the Trojans, to defend the crown, Against his country's foes the war to wage, And rise the Hector of the future age ! So when triumphant from successful toils Of heroes slain he bears the reeking spoils, Whole hosts may hail him with deserved acclaim, And say, " This chief transcends his father's fame While pleased, amidst the general shouts of Troy, His mother's conscious heart...
Página v - ... the reader is hurried out of himself by the force of the poet's imagination, and turns in one place to a hearer, in another to a spectator.
Página ix - The truth of it is, Virgil seldom rises into very astonishing sentiments, where he is not fired by the Iliad.
Página 210 - Yet hear one word, and lodge it in thy heart ; No more molest me on Atrides' part : Is it for him these tears are taught to flow ? For him these sorrows ? for my mortal foe ? A generous friendship no cold medium knows, Burns with one love, with one resentment glows ; One should our interests and our passions be ; My friend must hate the man that injures me.
Página 270 - Could all our care elude the gloomy grave, Which claims no less the fearful than the brave, For lust of fame I should not vainly dare In fighting fields, nor urge thy soul to war. But since, alas ! ignoble age must come, Disease, and death's inexorable doom, The life, which others pay, let us bestow, And give to fame what we to nature owe ; Brave though we fall, and honour'd if we live, Or let us glory gain, or glory give!
Página 270 - Xanthus' streams enrich the Lycian plain, Our numerous herds that range the fruitful field. And hills where vines their purple harvest yield, Our foaming bowls with purer nectar crown'd, Our feasts enhanc'd with...
Página vii - Homer's poems into one, which is yet but a fourth part as large as his. The other Epic Poets have...
Página viii - ... of it, to which he takes care to give a tincture of that principal one. For example: the main characters of Ulysses and Nestor consist in wisdom; and they are distinct in this, that the wisdom of one is artificial and various, of the other natural, open, and regular.
Página 26 - With chosen pilots, and with labouring oars. Soon shall the fair the sable ship ascend, And some deputed prince the charge attend ; This Greta's king, or Ajax shall fulfil, Or wise Ulysses see perform 'd our will ; Or, if our royal pleasure shall ordain, Achilles...