Virgil's "Gathering of the Clans,": Being Observations on Aeneid VII. 601-817

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B.H. Blackwell, 1918 - Aeneas (Legendary character) in literature - 97 pages
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Page 92 - Anon they move In perfect phalanx to the Dorian mood Of flutes and soft recorders...
Page 92 - In perfect phalanx to the Dorian mood Of flutes and soft recorders — such as raised • To highth of noblest temper heroes old Arming to battle, and instead of rage Deliberate valour breathed, firm and unmoved With dread of death to flight or foul retreat; Nor wanting power to mitigate and swage With solemn touches troubled thoughts, and chase Anguish and doubt and fear and sorrow and pain From mortal or immortal minds.
Page 91 - Obscure some glimpse of joy to have found their Chief Not in despair, to have found themselves not lost 525 In loss itself; which on his countenance cast Like doubtful hue. But he, his wonted pride Soon re-collecting, with high words, that bore Semblance of worth, not substance, gently...
Page 66 - Ecce Sabinorum prisco de sanguine magnum agmen agens Clausus magnique ipse agminis instar, Claudia nunc a quo diffunditur et tribus et gens per Latium, postquam in partem data Roma Sabinis.
Page 74 - Marruvia venit de gente sacerdos, 750 fronde super galeam et felici comptus oliva, Archippi regis missu, fortissimus Umbro, vipereo generi et graviter spirantibus hydris spargere qui somnos cantuque manuque solebat, mulcebatque iras et morsus arte levabat.
Page 95 - Virginei volucrum vultus, foedissima ventris proluvies uncaeque manus et pallida semper ora fame.
Page 54 - ... sic regia tecta subibat, horridus, Herculeoque umeros innexus amictu. Tum gemini fratres Tiburtia moenia linquunt, fratris Tiburti dictam cognomine gentem, Catillusque acerque Coras, Argiva iuventus, et primam ante aciem densa inter tela feruntur ceu duo nubigenae cum vertice montis ab alto descendunt Centauri, Homolen Othrymque nivalem linquentes cursu rapido; dat euntibus ingens silva locum, et magno cedunt virgulta fragore.
Page 16 - Ibant aequati numero, regemque canebant, Ceu quondam nivei liquida inter nubila cycni, Cum sese e pastu referunt, et longa canoros 700 Dant per colla modos : sonat amnis et Asia longe Pulsa palus. Nec quisquam aeratas acies ex agmine tanto Misceri putet: aeriam sed gurgite ab alto Urgueri volucrum raucarum ad litora nubem.
Page 91 - Not in despair, to have found themselves not lost In loss itself: which on his countenance cast Like doubtful hue : but he, his wonted pride Soon recollecting, with high words, that bore Semblance of worth, not substance, gently raised Their fainting courage, and dispell'd their fears.
Page 91 - Seraphic arms and trophies; all the while Sonorous metal blowing martial sounds : At which the universal host up-sent A shout, that tore hell's concave, and beyond Frighted the reign of Chaos and old Night.

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