Archaeologia Graeca, Or the Antiquities of Greece, 1. kötet

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Stirling, 1818 - 534 oldal
 

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302. oldal - For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil: but her end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword. Her feet go down to death; her steps take hold on hell.
282. oldal - Here sacred pomp and genial feast delight, And solemn dance, and hymeneal rite; Along the street the new-made brides are led, With torches flaming to the nuptial bed : The youthful dancers in a circle bound To the soft flute, and cithern's silver sound: Through the fair streets the matrons in a row Stand in their porches, and enjoy the show.
302. oldal - That they may keep thee from the strange woman, from the stranger which flattereth with her words.
1. oldal - Far hence removed, the hoarse-resounding main, And walls of rocks, secure my native reign, Whose fruitful soil luxuriant harvests grace, Rich in her fruits, and in her martial race. Hither...
118. oldal - Latían field with fruitful plains, And a large portion of the king's domains. But thou, whose years are more to mine allied — No fate my vow'd affection shall divide From thee, heroic youth ! Be wholly mine; Take full possession; all my soul is thine. One faith, one fame, one fate, shall both attend; My life's companion, and my bosom friend: My peace shall be committed to thy care, 370 And to thy conduct my concerns in war.
102. oldal - ACHILLES' wrath, to Greece the direful spring Of woes unnumber'd, heavenly goddess, sing ! That wrath which hurl'd to Pluto's gloomy reign The souls of mighty chiefs untimely slain ; Whose limbs, unburied on the naked shore, Devouring dogs and hungry vultures tore; Since great Achilles and Atrides strove, Such was the sovereign doom, and such the will of Jove.
210. oldal - Four sprightly coursers, with a deadly groan, Pour forth their lives, and on the pyre are thrown. Of nine large dogs, domestic at his board, Fall two, selected to attend their lord. Then last of all, and horrible to tell, Sad sacrifice! twelve Trojan captives fell.
8. oldal - And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
180. oldal - Tis here, in different paths, the way divides; The right to Pluto's golden palace guides; The left to that unhappy region tends, Which to the depth of Tartarus descends ; The seat of night profound, and punish'd fiends.
44. oldal - Hector heaved to throw, Pointed above, and rough and gross below: Not two strong men the enormous weight could raise, Such men as live in these degenerate days...

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