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Page 38 - He spoke, and awful bends his sable brows, Shakes his ambrosial curls, and gives the nod, The stamp of fate, and sanction of the god : High Heaven with trembling the dread signal took, And all Olympus to the centre shook.
Page 83 - At her command rush forth the steeds divine ; Rich with immortal gold their trappings shine. Bright Hebe waits ; by Hebe, ever young, The whirling wheels are to the chariot hung. On the bright axle turns the bidden wheel Of sounding brass; the polish'd axle, steel.
Page 84 - Diti sacrum iussa fero teque isto corpore solvo.' sic ait et dextra crinem secat: omnis et una dilapsus calor atque in ventos vita recessit.
Page 301 - Parva metu primo ; mox sese attollit in auras, Ingrediturque solo, et caput inter nubila condit...
Page 8 - In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, « An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned.
Page 207 - O'er whose unhappy waters, void of light, No bird presumes to steer his airy flight; Such deadly stenches from the depth arise, And steaming sulphur, that infects the skies.
Page 302 - Produc'd her last of the Titanian birth. Swift is her walk, more swift her winged haste: A monstrous phantom, horrible and vast. As many plumes as raise her lofty flight, So many piercing eyes...
Page 200 - Auletes leads: a hundred sweep With stretching oars at once the glassy deep. Him and his martial train the Triton bears; High on his poop the sea-green god appears: Frowning he seems his crooked shell to sound, And at the blast the billows dance around.
Page 136 - Stretch'd on his back, he dash'd against the stones Their broken bodies, and their crackling bones : With spouting blood the purple pavement swims, While the dire glutton grinds the trembling limbs.