The Works of Virgil: In Latin & English. The Aeneid, Volume 1

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J. Dodsley, 1778 - Poetry

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Page 29 - ... all about him, and conquers with tranquillity. And when we look upon their machines, Homer...
Page 433 - What need words To paint its power? For this the daring youth Breaks from his weeping mother's anxious arms, In foreign climes to rove...
Page 423 - But see! each Muse, in Leo's golden days, Starts from her trance, and trims her wither'd bays! Rome's ancient Genius, o'er its ruins spread, Shakes off the dust, and rears his rev'rend head. Then Sculpture and her sister-arts revive; Stones leap'd to form, and rocks began to live; With sweeter notes each rising Temple rung; A Raphael painted, and a Vida sung.
Page 114 - The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fading together ; and a little child shall lead them.
Page 19 - Augustan age. It is remarkable that he is commended by some of the ancients themselves, for the strength of his imagination as to this particular, though in general that is not his character...
Page 300 - Optima torvae Forma bovis, cui turpe caput, cui plurima cervix, Et crurum tenus a mento palearia pendent ; Tum longo nullus lateri modus ; omnia magna, Pes etiam ; et camuris hirtae sub cornibus aures.
Page 5 - Perhaps he seem'd above the critic's law, And but from Nature's fountains scorn'd to draw: But when to examine every part he came, Nature and Homer were, he found, the same.
Page 398 - I shall give one instance, out of a multitude of this nature that might be found in the Georgics, where the reader may...
Page 402 - Forth ifluing on a fummer's morn to breathe Among the pleafant villages and farms Adjoin'd, from each thing met conceives delight, The fmell of grain, or tedded grafs, or kine...
Page 250 - Media fert tristis sucos tardumque saporem felicis mali, quo non praesentius ullum, pocula si quando saevae infecere novercae, miscueruntque herbas et non innoxia verba, auxilium venit ac membris agit atra venena.

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