The Miscellaneous Works: In Verse and Prose, Volumen3

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Página 74 - Their images, the relics of the wreck, Torn from the naked poop, are tided back By the wild waves, and rudely thrown ashore, Lie impotent ; nor can themselves restore. The vessel sticks, and shows her open'd side, And on her shatter'd mast the mews in triumph ride.
Página 125 - Gauls' approach; th' approaching Gauls, Obscure in night, ascend, and seize the walls. The gold dissembled well their yellow hair, And golden chains on their white necks they wear. Gold are their vests; long Alpine spears they wield, And their left arm sustains a length of shield. Hard by, the leaping Salian priests advance; And naked thro' the streets the mad Luperci dance, In caps of wool; the targets dropp'd from heav'n.
Página 55 - Self-born, begotten by the parent flame In which he burn'd, another, and the same; Who not by corn, or herbs his life sustains, But the sweet essence of Amomum drains : And watches the rich gums Arabia bears, While yet in tender dew they drop their tears. He (his...
Página 55 - When grown to manhood he begins his reign, And with stiff pinions can his flight sustain, He lightens of its load the tree that bore His father's royal sepulchre before, And his own cradle: This (with pious care) Plac'd on his back, he cuts the buxom air, Seeks the Sun's city, and his sacred church. And decently lays down his burden in the porch.
Página 45 - Bounds o'er the glebe, to course the fearful hare, She in her speed does all her safety lay; And he with double speed pursues the prey; O'er-runs her at the...
Página 323 - Father which is in Heaven : But whofoeverit'fhall deny me before Men, him will I alfo deny before my Father which is in Heaven...
Página 88 - 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 55 - An infant Phoenix from the former springs. His father's heir, and from his tender wings Shakes off his parent dust ; his method he pursues, And the same lease of life on the same terms renews : When grown to manhood he begins his reign, And with...
Página 67 - That false enfranchisement with ease is found : Slaves are made citizens by turning round. How ! replies one, can any be more free ? Here's Dama, once a groom of low degree...
Página 317 - ... and painful torments that were inflicted on them. I cannot conceive a man placed in the burning iron chair at Lyons, amid the...

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