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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 awful... "
Virgil's Aeneid: books I-VI - Page xiv
by Virgil - 1905 - 461 pages
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An Enquiry Into the Morals of the Ancients

George England - Ethics - 1735 - 388 pages
...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 - 408 pages
...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 - 520 pages
...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 - 328 pages
...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 - 298 pages
...unanimously between Cicero and Demosthenes. These two Orators hold nearly an equal rank.* ' But Rome, 'tis thine alone with awful sway • To rule mankind...war thy own majestic way. ' To tame the proud, the fetterM slave to free : • These are imperial arts, and worthy thee !' DRYBEN. Ji * The opinions of...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 14

John Dryden - English literature - 1808 - 482 pages
...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,...— • These are imperial arts, and worthy thee." He paused — and, while with wondering eyes they viewed The passing spirits, thus his speech renewed...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808 - 484 pages
...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,...obey, Disposing peace and war thy own majestic way ; J To tame the proud, the fettered slave to free : — These are imperial arts, and worthy thee."...
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The ancient history of the Egyptians, Carthaginians [&c.] Transl, Volume 8

Charles Rollin - 1808 - 476 pages
...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 HOMUNCION KM H pulverc...
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The Microcosm: A Periodical Work, Volume 2

John Smith, George Canning, Robert Percy Smith, John Hookham Frere - 1809 - 176 pages
...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,...proud, the fettered slave to free ; These are imperial arts^and worthy thee. DRTOEN. In these lines the invidious assertion included in " Oralnmt causas mellus"...
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A dictionary of quotations, in most frequent use [by D.E. Macdonnel]. By D.E ...

David Evans Macdonnel - 1809 - 404 pages
...down the proud." — This is the character of a benefieent conqueror. — In poetical translation, — To tame the proud, the fettered slave to free; These are imperial arts, and worthy thee. IIanc veniam petimus damusque cicis.ti;n. Lat HORACE. — •" We give this privileg( and receive it...
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