What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Achilles action againſt Agamemnon Ajax ancient appear arms army battle bear becauſe blood bold brave breaſt calls character chariot chief combat Dacier dart death Diomed divine dreadful enemy Euſtathius ev'ry eyes fall fame fate father fear field fierce fight fire firſt force fury gates gave gives glory Gods Grecian Greece Greeks ground hand hear heart heav'n Hector hero himſelf Homer honour horſes Jove Jupiter juſt King light live manner Mars means mighty mind Minerva muſt natural night o'er obſerve Paris paſſage plain Poet pow'rs preſent Prince race rage reader remark ſaid ſame ſays ſee ſeems ſhall ſhe ſhould ſome ſon ſpeaks ſpear ſpeech ſtand ſteeds ſuch thee theſe thing thoſe thou thought thro trembling Trojan Troy uſe wall warrior whole whoſe wound youth
Page 175 - In counterpoise, now ponders all events, Battles and realms: In these he put two weights, The sequel each of parting and of fight: The latter quick up flew, and kick'd the beam ; Which Gabriel spying, thus bespake the Fiend.
Page 92 - 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 past away.
Page 380 - 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 tho' we fall, and honour'd if we live, Or let us glory gain, or glory give!
Page 130 - To mortal combat on the listed plain. For not this day shall end thy glorious date ; The gods have spoke it, and their voice is fate.
Page 314 - Finds, on some grassy lair, the couching fawns, Their bones he cracks, their reeking vitals draws, And grinds the quivering...
Page 92 - Sustain thy life, and human be thy birth, Bold as thou art, too prodigal of breath, Approach, and enter the dark gates of death." " What, or from whence I am, or who my sire, (Replied the chief,) can Tydeus...
Page 132 - And he stood and cried unto the armies of Israel, and said unto them, Why are ye come out to set your battle in array ? Am not I a Philistine, and ye servants to Saul ? Choose you a man for you, and let him come down to me.
Page 109 - Had seen my death ! Why did not whirlwinds bear The fatal infant to the fowls of air ? Why sunk I not beneath the whelming tide, And 'midst the roarings of the waters died?
Page 46 - So when th' embattled clouds, in dark array, Along the skies their gloomy lines display; When now the North his...
Page 84 - The cares and glories of this doubtful day; On whom your aids', your country's hopes depend, Wise to consult, and active to defend ! Here, at our gates, your brave efforts unite, Turn back the routed, and forbid the flight ; . 100 Ere yet their wives' soft arms the cowards gain, The sport and insult of the hostile train.