Publii Virgilii Maronis Bucolicorum eclogae decem: The Bucolicks of Virgil, with an English translation and notes, Volume 1

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R. Reily, 1749 - 397 pages
 

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Page 234 - And Miriam, the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand ; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances. And Miriam answered them, Sing ye to the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously : the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.
Page 45 - And when he putteth forth his own sheep he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him ; for they know his voice. And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him; for they know not the voice of strangers.
Page 170 - Where is the king of Hamath, and the king of Arpad, and the king of the city of Sepharvaim, of Hena, and Ivah...
Page 214 - Since thou, delicious youth, didft quit the plains, Th' ungrateful ground we till with fruitlefs pains, In labour'd furrows fow the choice of wheat, And, over empty fheaves, in harveft fweat, 71 A thin incieafe our fleecy cattle yield ; And thorns, and thirties, overfprend the field.
Page 170 - Behold, thou hast heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all lands by destroying them utterly ; and shalt thou be delivered ? Have the gods of the nations delivered them which my fathers have destroyed, as Gozan, and Haran, and Rezeph, and the children of Eden which were in Telassar?
Page 113 - Who guides below, and rules above, The great Disposer and the mighty King: Than he none greater, next him none, That can be, is, or was. Supreme he singly fills the throne.
Page 185 - O foster-son of Jove ! See! lab'ring Nature calls thee to sustain The nodding frame of heav'n, and earth, and main! See, to their base restor'd, earth, seas, and air; And joyful ages, from behind, in crowding ranks appear.
Page 143 - Nymphs of Solyma ! begin the fong : To heav'nly themes fublimer ftrains belong. The mofly fountains and the fylvan fhades, The dreams of Pindus and th' Aonian maids, Delight no more. — O Thou my voice infpire, Who touch'd Ifaiah's hallow'd lips with fire ! Rapt into future times, the Bard begun, A Virgin...
Page 294 - Strabo tells us, that this was the ancient name of the city, but that it afterwards was called Megara, by a colony of Dorians, who went to Sicily, under the conduct of Theocles, an Athenian: that the ancient names of the other cities are forgotten ; but that of Hybla is remembered, on account of the excellence of the 'Hyblaean honey.
Page 362 - Clos'd o'er the head of your lov'd Lycidas? For neither were ye playing on the steep, Where your old bards the famous Druids lie, Nor on the shaggy top of Mona high, Nor yet where Deva spreads her wizard stream.

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