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

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B. H. Blackwell, 1916 - 95 pages
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Page 32 - Thammuz came next behind, Whose annual wound in Lebanon allured The Syrian damsels to lament his fate In amorous ditties all a summer's day, While smooth Adonis from his native rock Ran purple to the sea, supposed with blood Of Thammuz yearly wounded...
Page 92 - 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 92 - Anon they move In perfect phalanx to the Dorian mood Of flutes and soft recorders — such as raised To height 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...
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 95 - Virginei volucrum vultus, foedissima ventris proluvies uncaeque manus et pallida semper ora fame.
Page 45 - ... perque undas superante salo perque invia saxa dispulit: hue pauci vestris adnavimus oris. quod genus hoc hominum? quaeve hunc tam barbara morem permittit patria? hospitio prohibemur harenae; 540 bella cient primaque vetant consistere terra. si genus humanum et mortalia temnitis arma, at sperate deos memores fandi atque nefandi.
Page 20 - 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 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 - Cum sese e pastu referunt et longa canoros Dant per colla modos ; sonat amnis et Asia longe Pulsa palus.
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.

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