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Página 217 - There Charon stands, who rules the dreary coast — A sordid god : down from his hoary chin A length of beard descends, uncomb'd, unclean; His eyes, like hollow furnaces on fire; A girdle, foul with grease, binds his obscene attire. He spreads his canvas; with his pole he steers; The freights of flitting ghosts in his thin bottom bears. He look'd in years ; yet in his years were seen A youthful vigor and autumnal green.
Página 206 - Auletes leads: a hundred sweep With stretching oars at once the glassy deep. Him and his martial train the Triton bears; High on his poop the sea-green god appears: Frowning he seems his crooked shell to sound, And at the blast the billows dance around.
Página 146 - This way, and that, th' impatient captives tend, And pressing for release, the mountains rend. High in his hall, th' undaunted monarch stands, And shakes his sceptre, and their rage commands: Which did he not, their unresisted sway Would sweep the world before them in their way: Earth, air and seas through empty space would roll, And heav'n would fly before the driving soul.
Página 309 - Libyan cities goes. Fame, the great ill, from small beginnings grows — Swift from the first ; and every moment brings New vigour to her flights, new pinions to her wings.
Página 153 - High as the Mother of the Gods in place, And proud, like her, of an immortal race, Then, when in pomp she makes the Phrygian round, With golden turrets on her temples crown 'd: A hundred gods her sweeping train supply, Her offspring all ; and all command the sky.
Página 79 - Hunc ego Diti sacrum jussa fero, teque isto corpore solvo.' sic ait, et dextra crinem secat : omnis et una dilapsus calor, atque in ventos vita recessit.
Página 27 - Know, first, that heaven and earth's compacted frame, And flowing waters, and the starry flame, And both the radiant lights, one common soul Inspires and feeds, and animates the whole.
Página 143 - The jointe of slaughter'd wretches are his food; And for his wine he quaffs the streaming blood. These eyes beheld, when with his spacious hand He seiz'd two captives of our Grecian band...
Página 291 - ... fortified himself against her charms with the antidote that Mercury had given him, and then ran into her cave with his sword drawn, and forced her to restore his companions to their former shapes again. After which he and Circe were reconciled, and he had by her Telegonus.