The odes of Pindar (Google eBook)

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Henry G. Bohn, 1852 - Literary Criticism - 434 pages
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Page 305 - A blank, my lord. She never told her love, But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud, Feed on her damask cheek: she pined in thought, And with a green and yellow melancholy She sat like patience on a monument, Smiling at grief.
Page 168 - Of depth immeasurable : anon they move In perfect phalanx to the Dorian mood Of flutes and soft recorders...
Page 13 - Books that you may carry to the fire, and hold readily in your hand, are the most useful after all.
Page 297 - Awaiting what command their mighty chief Had to impose : he through the armed files Darts his experienced eye, and soon traverse The whole battalion views, their order due, * Their visages and stature as of gods ; Their number last he sums. And now his heart Distends with pride, and hardening in his strength Glories...
Page 219 - The place of fame and elegy supply: And many a holy text around she strews That teach the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing lingering look behind?
Page 12 - SELBY'S COMPLETE BRITISH ORNITHOLOGY. A most magnificent work of the Figures of British Birds, containing exact and faithful representations in their full natural size,¡ of all the known species found in Great Britain, 383 Figures in 228 beautifully coloured Plates.'. 2 vols. elephant folio, elegantly half bound morocco (pub. at 105/.), gilt back and gilt edges, 31/. lu«. 1834' "The grandest work on Ornithology published in this country, the same for British Birds" that Audubon's is for the birds...
Page xiii - Sovereign of the willing soul, Parent of sweet and solemn-breathing airs, Enchanting shell! the sullen Cares, And frantic Passions, hear thy soft control.
Page 12 - The grandest work on Ornithology published In this country, the same for British Birds that Audubon's is for the birds of America. Every figure, excepting in a very few instances of extremely large birds, is of the full natural size, beautifully and accurately drawn, with all the spirit of life.
Page 21 - Opera), the best farce (the Critic — it is only too good for a farce), and the best Address (Monologue on Garrick), and, to crown all, delivered the very best Oration (the famous Begum Speech) ever conceived or heard in this country.
Page 291 - They that are delivered from the noise of archers in the places of drawing water, there shall they rehearse the righteous acts of the Lord...