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" Let others better mould the running mass Of metals, and inform the breathing brass, And soften into flesh, a marble face ; Plead better at the bar ; describe the skies, And when the stars descend, and when they rise. But Rome ! 'tis thine alone, with... "
The Westminster Review - Page 258
1901
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An Enquiry Into the Morals of the Ancients

George England - Electronic books - 1735 - 369 pages
...*Plead better at the Bar, defcribe the Skies, And when the Stars defcend, and -when they rife : Łut, Rome, 'tis thine alone, with awful Sway To rule Mankind, and make the World obey, 'Diffofing 'Peace and War thy own majeftick Way. • DRYDE N. THE Romans, however, have given fome...
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The Works of Virgil, Volume 2

Virgil - Agriculture - 1803
...170 Plead better at the bar; describe the skies, And when the stars descend, and when they rise. But, Rome ! 'tis thine alone, with awful sway, To rule mankind, and make the world obey, 1 1 74 Disposing peace and war thy own majestic way; To tame the proud, the fetter'd slave to free...
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The Method of Teaching and Studying the Belles Lettres: Or, An Introduction ...

Charles Rollin - Education - 1804
...inform the breathing brass, " And soften into flesh a marble face : " Plead better at the bar, &c. " But Rome, 'tis thine alone, with awful sway " To rule mankind, and make the world obey. " To tame the proud, the fetter'd slave to free : " These are imperial arts, and worthy thce !" DRYDEX....
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The works of Virgil, tr. into Engl. verse by mr. Dryden. Carey, Volume 3

Publius Vergilius Maro - 1806
...1170 Plead better at the bar; describe the skies, And when the stars descend, and when they rise. But, Rome! 'tis thine alone, with. awful sway, To rule mankind, and make the world obey, 1 17 1 Disposing peace and war thy own majestic way; To tame the proud, the fetterM slave to free :...
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The Principles of Eloquence: Adapted to the Pulpit and the Bar

Jean Siffrein Maury - Eloquence - 1807 - 275 pages
...judgment unanimously between Cicero and Demosthenes. These two Orators hold nearly an equal rank.* ' But Rome, 'tis thine alone with awful sway • To rule...and make the world obey; ' Disposing peace and war thy own majestic way. ' To tame the proud, the fetterM slave to free : • These are imperial arts,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 14

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...Plead better at the bar ; describe the skies, And when the stars descend, and when they rise. But, Rome ! 'tis thine alone, with awful sway, . To rule...and make the world obey, (. Disposing peace and war thy own majestic way ; ) To tame the proud, the fettered slave to free : — • These are imperial...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...Plead better at the bar ; describe the skies, And when the stars descend, and when they rise. But, Rome ! 'tis thine alone, with awful sway, -\ To rule...mankind, and make the world obey, Disposing peace and war thy own majestic way ; J To tame the proud, the fettered slave to free : — These are imperial arts,...
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The ancient history of the Egyptians, Carthaginians [&c.] Transl, Volume 8

Charles Rollin - 1808
...describe the skie?, And when the stars descend and when they rise; But, Rome, 'tis thine alone with aweful sway } To rule mankind, and make the world obey; > Disposing peace and war thy own majestic way.} DRYDEN. parabo, doctornm hominmn $• plan% sapientum. Ex eddcm vrbe HU MI I.EM...
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The Microcosm: A Periodical Work, Volume 2

John Smith, George Canning, Robert Percy Smith, John Hookham Frere - 1809
...y Plead better at the bar; describe the skies, And when the stars descend, and when they rise, But Rome, 'tis thine alone with awful sway ^ To rule mankind,...and make the world obey ; > Disposing peace and war, thy own majestic way. ' To tame the proud, the fettered slave to free ; These are imperial arts^and...
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The Manners of the Ancient Israelites ...

Claude Fleury - Bible - 1809 - 389 pages
...Let others better mould the running mass •;.-• Of metals, and inform the breathing brass — But Rome, 'tis thine alone with awful sway, To rule mankind, and make the world obey : — To tame the proud, the fettered race to free, .. , . These are imperial arts, and worthy thee....
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