Eclogues and Georgics

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Thomas B. Mosher, 1898 - Pastoral poetry, Latin - 96 pages
 

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Page 393 - Earth trembled from her entrails, as again In pangs, and Nature gave a second groan; Sky lowered, and, muttering thunder, some sad drops Wept at completing of the mortal sin Original...
Page 189 - Surely every medicine is an innovation, and he that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator; and if time of course alter things to the worse, and wisdom and counsel shall not alter them to the better, what shall be the end?
Page 57 - Ultima Cumaei venit iam carminis aetas. magnus ab integro saeclorum nascitur ordo. 5 iam redit et Virgo, redeunt Saturnia regna, iam nova progenies caelo demittitur alto. tu modo nascenti puero, quo ferrea primum desinet ac toto surget gens aurea mundo, casta fave Lucina. tuus iam regnat Apollo.
Page 175 - Alternis idem tonsas cessare novales, et segnem patiere situ durescere campum ; aut ibi flava seres mutato sidere farra., unde prius laetum siliqua quassante legumen aut tenuis fetus viciae tristisque lupini 75 sustuleris fragiles calamos silvamque sonantem.
Page 287 - Aonio rediens deducam vertice Musas; primus Idumaeas referam tibi, Mantua, palmas, et viridi in campo templum de marmore ponam propter aquam, tardis ingens ubi flexibus errat Mincius et tenera praetexit harundine ripas.
Page 35 - FORMOSUM pastor Corydon ardebat Alexim, delicias domini, nee quid speraret habebat ; tantum inter densas, umbrosa cacumina, fagos adsidue veniebat. Ibi haec incondita solus montibus et silvis studio iactabat inani : 5 O crudelis Alexi, nihil mea carmina curas ? Nil nostri miserere ? Mori me denique coges.
Page 70 - Hell from beneath is moved for thee to meet thee at thy coming: it stirreth up the dead for thee, even all the chief ones of the earth ; it hath raised up from their thrones all the kings of the nations.
Page 394 - miseram et te perdidit, Orpheu, Quis tantus furor ? En iterum crudelia retro Fata vocant, conditque natantia lumina somnus. lamque vale : feror ingenti circumdata nocte Invalidasque tibi tendens, heu non tua, palmas.
Page 358 - Grandaevis oppida curae et munire favos et daedala fingere tecta, at fessae multa referunt se nocte minores 180 crura thymo plenae; pascuntur et arbuta passim et glaucas salices casiamque crocumque rubentem et pinguem tiliam et ferrugineos hyacinthos. Omnibus una quies operum, labor omnibus unus.
Page 393 - Redditaque Eurydice superas veniebat ad auras Pone sequens, namque hanc dederat Proserpina legem, Cum subita incautum dementia cepit amantem, Ignoscenda quidem, scirent si ignoscere Manes : Restitit, Eurydicenque suam iam luce sub ipsa Immemor heu victusque animi respexit : ibi omnis Effusus labor atque immitis rupta tyranni Foedera terque fragor stagnis auditus Avernis. Ilia, ' Quis et me,' inquit, ' miseram et te perdidit, Orpheu, Quis tantus furor ? En iterum crudelia retro Fata vocant, conditque...

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