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Page 93 - PR o mihi tum longae maneat pars ultima vitae, spiritus et, quantum sat erit tua dicere facta : non me carminibus vincet nee Thracius Orpheus, 55 nee Linus, huic mater quamvis atque huic pater adsit, Orphei Calliopea, Lino formosus Apollo.
Page 370 - The Trojan chief appear'd in open sight, August in visage, and serenely bright. His mother goddess, with her hands divine, Had form'd his curling locks, and made his temples shine, And giv'n his rolling eyes a sparkling grace, And breath'da youthful vigour on his face; Like polish'd iv'ry, beauteous to behold, Or Parian marble, when enchas'd in gold.
Page 1 - Ultima Cumaei venit jam carminis aetas ; magnus ab integro saeclorum nascitur ordo : 5 jam redit et Virgo, redeunt Saturnia regna ; jam nova progenies caelo demittitur alto, tu modo nascenti puero, quo ferrea primum desinet ac toto surget gens aurea mundo, casta fave Lucina : tuus jam regnat Apollo.
Page 336 - And, cloth'd in bodies, breathe your upper light, With mortal hate each other shall pursue: What wars, what wounds, what slaughter, shall ensue! From Alpine heights the father first descends; His daughter's husband in the plain attends: His daughter's husband arms his eastern friends.
Page 257 - Abydi. Libra die somnique pares ubi fecerit horas, Et medium luci atque umbris jam dividit orbem; Exercete, viri, tauros ; serite hordea campis 210 Usque sub extremum brumae intractabilis imbrem.
Page 2 - At tibi prima, puer, nullo munuscula cultu errantes hederas passim cum baccare tellus mixtaque ridenti colocasia fundet acantho. 20 Ipsae lacte domum referent distenta capellae ubera, nec magnos metuent armenta leones.
Page 261 - Cometes in uno totius orbis loco colitur in templo Romae, admodum faustus divo Augusto iudicatus ab ipso, qui incipiente eo apparuit ludis quos faciebat Veneri Genetrici non multo post obitum patris...
Page 102 - I am no deity (replied the dame), But mortal, and religious rites disclaim: Yet had avoided death's tyrannic sway, Had I consented to the god of day. With promises he sought my love, and said, " Have all you wish, my fair Cumaean maid.