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Page 207 - ... heroes in antiquity. By this they formed themselves for war ; and their exploits against wild beasts were a prelude to their other victories.
Page 251 - Heavens ! what melodious strains ! how beat our hearts, Big with tumultuous joy ! the loaded gales Breathe harmony; and, as the tempest drives, From wood to wood, through every dark recess, The forest thunders, and the mountains shake.
Page 286 - The' ascending bubbles mark his gloomy way : Quick fix the nets, and cut off his retreat Into the sheltering deeps. Ah, there he vents! The pack plunge headlong, and protended spears Menace destruction : while the troubled surge Indignant foams, and all the scaly kind Affrighted, hide their heads. Wild tumult reigns, And loud uproar. Ah there once more he vents ! See, that bold hound has seiz'd him; down they sink, Together lost; but soon shall he repent His rash assault.
Page 253 - Their annual voyage steer, with wanton wing Their figure oft they change, and their loud clang • From cloud to cloud rebounds. How far behind The hunter-crew...
Page 235 - Avow the recent trail, the justling tribe Attend his call, then with one mutual cry, The welcome news confirm, and echoing hills Repeat the pleasing tale.
Page 261 - But perilous th' attempt. For if the steed Haply too near approach, or the loose earth His footing fail, the watchful, angry beast Th' advantage spies, and at one sidelong glance Rips up his groin. Wounded, he rears aloft, And, plunging, from his back the rider hurls Precipitant ; then bleeding spurns the ground, And drags his reeking entrails o'er the plain.
Page 250 - Cambria's proud kings (though with reluctance) paid. Their tributary wolves ; head after head, In full account, till the woods yield no more, And all the ravenous race extinct is lost.