The Poems of Virgil: Containing the Pastoral Poems and Six Books of the ∆neid, Volume 1

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Ginn and Heath, 1877 - 205 pages
 

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Page v - Hos ego versiculos feci, tulit alter honores : Sic vos non vobis nidificatis aves ; Sic vos non vobis vellera fertis oves ; Sic vos non vobis mellificatis apes ; Sic vos non vobis fertis aratra boves.
Page 115 - Talibus orabat, talisque miserrima fletus fertque refertque soror : sed nullis ille movetur fletibus, aut voces ullas tractabilis audit ; . fata obstant, placidasque viri deus obstruit auris. 440 1 ac, velut annoso validam cum robore quercum Alpini Boreae nunc hinc nunc flatibus illinc eruere inter se certant; it stridor, et altae consternunt terram concusso stipite frondes ; ipsa haeret scopulis, et, quantum vertice ad auras 445 aetherias, tantum radice in Tartara tendit...
Page 165 - Infelix Dido, verus mihi nuntius ergo venerat exstinctam, ferroque extrema secutam? funeris heu tibi causa fui ? Per sidera juro, per superos, et si qua fides tellure sub ima est, invitus, regina, tuo de litore cessi.
Page 122 - Accipite hanc animam, meque his exsolvite curis. 'Vixi, et, quem dederat cursum fortuna, peregi; ' Et nunc magna mei sub terras ibit imago. ' Urbem praeclaram statui ; mea moenia vidi : 65 5 ' Ulta virum, poenas inimico a fratre recepi : ' Felix, heu nimium felix, si litora tantum ' Numquam Dardaniae tetigissent nostra carinae ! ' Dixit : et os impressa toro, ' Moriemur inultae, 'Sed moriamur,
Page 6 - Qui legitis flores et humi nascentia fraga, frigidus, O pueri, fugite hinc, latet anguis in herba.
Page 2 - Dardaniusque Paris. Pallas quas condidit arces ipsa colat : nobis placeant ante omnia silvae. Torva leaena lupum sequitur, lupus ipse capellam, florentem cytisum sequitur lasciva capella, te Corydon, o Alexi : trahit sua quemque voluptas.
Page 112 - Odere, infensi Tyrii; te propter eundem Exstinctus pudor et, qua sola sidera adibam, Fama prior. Cui me moribundam deseris, hospes ? Hoc solum nomen quoniam de coniuge restat.
Page 127 - But, howsoever thou pursuest this act, Taint not thy mind, nor let thy soul contrive Against thy mother aught : leave her to heaven And to those thorns that in her bosom lodge, To prick and sting her. Fare thee well at once ! The glow-worm shows the matin to be near, And 'gins to pale his uneffectual fire : Adieu, adieu, adieu ! remember me.
Page 177 - EXCUDENT alii spirantia mollius aera , Credo equidem ; vivos ducent de marmore vultus ; Orabunt causas melius; cœlique meatus Describent radio, et surgentia sidera dicent : Tu regere imperio populos, Romane, memento; Hae tibi erunt artes , pacisque imponere morem , Parcere subjectis, et debellare superbos.
Page 82 - Dardanidae duri, quae vos a stirpe parentum Prima tulit tellus, eadem vos ubere laeto 95 Accipiet reduces.

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