The Iliad of Homer, المجلدات 1-2

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Houghton, Osgood, 1880

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الصفحة 172 - Her forehead gently with his hand and said : — " Sorrow not thus, beloved one, for me. No living man can send me to the shades Before my time ; no man of woman born, Coward or brave, can shun his destiny.
الصفحة 222 - So many fires in sight of Ilium blazed, Lit by the sons of Troy, between the ships And eddying Xanthus : on the plain there shone A thousand ; fifty warriors by each fire Sat in its light. Their steeds beside the cars — «■* Champing their oats and their white barley — stood, And waited for the golden morn to rise.
الصفحة 194 - Around the other city sat two hosts In shining armor, bent to lay it waste, Unless the dwellers would divide their wealth, — All that their pleasant homes contained, — and yield The assailants half. As yet the citizens «*> Had not complied, but secretly had planned An ambush. Their beloved wives meanwhile, And their young children, stood and watched the
الصفحة 193 - And as the work required. Upon the fire He laid impenetrable brass, and tin, And precious gold and silver; on its block Placed the huge anvil, took the ponderous sledge, And held the pincers in the other hand. <** And first he forged the huge and massive shield, Divinely wrought in
الصفحة 169 - If I must lose thee, to go down to earth, For I shall have no hope when thou art gone, — Nothing but sorrow. Father have I none, And no dear mother. Great Achilles slew My father when he sacked the populous town
الصفحة 169 - Too brave ! thy valor yet will cause thy death. Thou hast no pity on thy tender child, Nor me, unhappy one, who soon must be Thy widow. All the Greeks will rush on thee . To take thy life. A happier lot were mine,
الصفحة 170 - The two chiefs born to Atreus, and the brave Tydides, whether counselled by some seer Or prompted to the attempt by their own minds." Then answered Hector, great in war : " All this I bear in mind, dear wife ; but I should stand
الصفحة 171 - Upholding my great father's fame and mine ; Yet well in my undoubting mind I know The day shall come in which our sacred Troy, And Priam, and the people over whom Spear-bearing Priam rules, shall perish all.
الصفحة 172 - That so his mother may be glad at heart." So speaking, to the arms of his dear spouse He gave the boy ; she on her fragrant breast Received him, weeping as she smiled. The chief Beheld, and, moved with tender pity, smoothed

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