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" Cjcsar, prone to vigilance and haste, To snatch the just occasion ere it pass'd, Hid in the friendly night's involving shade, A safe retreat to Pharos timely made. "
Lucan's Pharsalia, tr. into Engl. verse by N. Rowe - Page 190
by Marcus Annaeus Lucanus, James Welwood - 1722
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 28

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...town i On rapid wings the (heety flames they bear, In wavy lengths, along the reddening air. 735 Not much unlike, the (hooting meteors fly, In gleamy trails, athwart the midnight Sky. Soon as the croud behold their city burn, Thither, all headlong, from the fiege they turn. But Caefar, prone to...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 26-28

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...town : On rapid wings the (heety flames they bear, In wavy lengths, along the reddening air. 735 Not much unlike, the (hooting meteors fly, In gleamy trails, athwart the midnight flcy. Soon as the croud behold their city burn, Thither, all headlong, from the fiege they turn. But...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 20

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...the sheety Barnes they bear, In wavy lengths, along the redd'ning air. Not much unlike, the shooting meteors fly, In gleamy trails, athwart the midnight...Thither, all headlong, from the siege they turn. But Cuar, prone to vigilance and haste, To snatch the just occasion ere it pass'd. Hid in the friendly...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...the sheety flames they bear, In wavy lengths, along the reddening air. Not much unlike the shooting meteors fly, In gleamy trails, athwart the midnight sky. Soon as the crowd behold their city burn M, Thither all headlong from the siege they turn, But Caesar, prone to vigilance and haste, To snatch...
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The world of wonders: a record of things wonderful in nature, science and ...

World - 1868
...bear, In wavy lengths, along the reddening air ! Not much unlike the shooting meteors fly In gleaming trails athwart the midnight sky. Soon as the crowd...Thither, all headlong, from the siege they turn ; But Cjcsar, prone to vigilance and haste, To snatch the just occasion ere it pass'd, Hid in the friendly...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 9; Volume 72

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1869
...bear, In wavy lengths, along the reddening air ! Not much unlike the shooting meteors fly In gleaming trails athwart the midnight sky. Soon as the crowd...Thither, all headlong, from the siege they turn ; But Ceesar, prono to vigilance and haste, To snatch the just occasion ere it passed, Hid in the friendly...
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The world of wonders: a record of things wonderful in nature, science and ...

World - 1874
...bear, In wavy lengths, along the reddening air ! Not much unlike the shooting meteors fly In gleaming trails athwart the midnight sky. Soon as the crowd...Thither, all headlong, from the siege they turn ; But Caesar, prone to vigilance and haste, To snatch the just occasion ere it pass'd, Hid in the friendly...
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