Preparatory Greek Course in English

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Phillips & Hunt, 1884 - 294 من الصفحات
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الصفحة 178 - Heaven permits, nor mine, though doubled now To trample thee as mire : For proof look up, And read thy lot in yon celestial sign ; Where thou art weigh'd, and shown how light, how weak, If thou resist.
الصفحة 190 - Now the broad shield complete, the artist crowned With his last hand, and poured the ocean round : In living silver seemed the waves to roll, And beat the buckler's verge, and bound the whole.
الصفحة 126 - MUCH have I travell'd in the realms of gold, And many goodly states and kingdoms seen ; Round many western islands have I been Which bards in fealty to Apollo hold. Oft of one wide expanse had I been told That deep-brow'd Homer ruled as his demesne ; Yet did I never breathe its pure serene Till I heard Chapman speak out loud and bold : Then felt I like some watcher of the skies When a new planet swims into his ken ; Or like stout Cortez when with eagle eyes He stared at the Pacific — and all his...
الصفحة 180 - O'er the dark trees a yellower verdure shed, And tip with silver every mountain's head ; Then shine the vales — the rocks in prospect rise, A flood of glory bursts from all the skies ; The conscious swains, rejoicing in the sight, Eye the blue vault, and bless the useful light.
الصفحة 35 - Thence what the lofty grave tragedians taught In Chorus or Iambic, teachers best Of moral prudence, with delight received In brief sententious precepts, while they treat Of fate, and chance, and change in human life; High actions, and high passions best describing. Thence to the famous orators repair, Those ancient, whose resistless eloquence Wielded at will that fierce democratic, Shook the Arsenal and fulmined over Greece, To Macedon, and Artaxerxes...
الصفحة 34 - The schools of ancient sages ; his, who bred Great Alexander to subdue the world, Lyceum there, and painted Stoa next : There...
الصفحة 140 - He on his impious foes right onward drove, Gloomy as night; under his burning wheels The steadfast Empyrean shook throughout, All but the throne itself of God. Full soon Among...
الصفحة 139 - So spake the Son, and into terror changed His countenance, too severe to be beheld, And full of wrath bent on his enemies. At once the four spread out their starry wings, With dreadful shade contiguous, and the orbs Of his fierce chariot roll'd, as with the sound Of torrent floods, or of a numerous host.
الصفحة 177 - The pendulous round earth with balanced air In counterpoise ; now ponders all events, Battles, and realms : in these he put two weights, The sequel each of parting and of fight : The latter quick up flew and kick'd the beam...
الصفحة 144 - Minerva swift descended from above, Sent by the sister and the wife of Jove '" (For both the princes claim'd her equal care) ; Behind she stood, and by the golden hair Achilles seized, to him alone confess'd ; A sable cloud conceal'd her from the rest.

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