Aeneidea, Or, Critical, Exegetical, and Aesthetical Remarks on the Aeneis: With a Personal Collation of All the First Class Mss., Upwards of One Hundred Second Class Mss., and All the Principal Editions, Volume 1

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Williams and Norgate, 1873 - Aeneas (Legendary character) in literature - 861 pages

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Page 370 - Quando n' apparve una montagna bruna Per la distanza, e parvemi alta tanto Quanto veduta non n' aveva alcuna '. Noi ci allegrammo ; e tosto tornÚ in pianto : Che dalla nuova terra un turbo nacque, E percosse del legno il primo canto. Tre volte il fe...
Page 42 - In all her length far winding lay, With promontory, creek, and bay, And islands that, empurpled bright, Floated amid the livelier light, And mountains, that like giants stand, To sentinel enchanted land.
Page 105 - Parthenope studiis florentem ignobilis oti, carmina qui lusi pastorum audaxque iuventa, Tityre, te patulae cecini sub tegmine fagi.
Page 475 - Had in her sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous descant sung: Silence was pleased.
Page 155 - Thou from the first Wast present, and with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like, sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant : what in me is dark Illumine; what is low raise and support; That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men.
Page 340 - Hauled from beneath the violated shade, And on the sacred pile the royal victim laid. His right hand held his bloody falchion bare, His left he twisted in his hoary hair; Then with a speeding thrust his heart he found; The lukewarm blood came rushing through the wound, And sanguine streams distained the sacred ground.
Page 356 - ... 80 Haec ubi dicta, cavum conversa cuspide montem impulit in latus ; ac venti, velut agmine facto, qua data porta, ruunt et terras turbine perflant.
Page 30 - I, WHO erewhile the happy garden sung, By one man's disobedience lost, now sing Recovered Paradise to all mankind, By one man's firm obedience fully tried Through all temptation, and the tempter foiled In all his wiles, defeated and repulsed, And Eden raised in the waste wilderness.
Page 746 - Thus Satan, talking to his nearest Mate, With head uplift above the wave, and eyes That sparkling blazed ; his other parts besides Prone on the flood, extended long and large, Lay floating many a rood...
Page 779 - The maiden paused, as if again She thought to catch the distant strain. With head upraised, and look intent, And eye and ear attentive bent, And locks flung back, and lips apart, Like monument of Grecian art, In listening mood, she seemed to stand, The guardian Naiad of the strand.

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