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" And as the many tribes of winged fowl, wild geese or cranes or long-necked swans on the Asian mead by the streams of Caystrius, fly this way and that, glorying in their strength of wing, and with loud cries settle ever onwards, and the mead resoundeth;... "
The Iliad of Homer - Page 36
by Homer - 1859 - 466 pages
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The Iliad, tr. with notes by T.A. Buckley

Homerus - 1851
...sweeter to them than to return in the hollow ships to their dear native land. As when a destructive 2 fire consumes an immense forest upon the tops of a...long-necked swans, on the Asian mead, by the waters of Oayster, fly on this side and on that, disporting with their wings, alighting beside each other clamorously,...
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The Iliad

Homer - Greek poetry - 1851 - 466 pages
...from the beaming brass glittering on all sides reached heaven through the air. And of these—like as the numerous nations of winged fowl, of geese,...alighting beside each other clamorously, and the meadow resounds—so the numerous nations of these [the Greeks] from the ships and tents poured themselves...
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The Iliad

Homer - Greek poetry - 1851 - 466 pages
...of a mountain, and the gleam is seen from afar : so, as they advanced, the ruliance from the heaming brass glittering on all sides reached heaven through...cranes, or long-necked swans, on the Asian mead, by the witters of Cayster, fly on this side and on that, disporting with their wings, alighting beside each...
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