German Museum: Or Monthly Repository of the Literature of Germany, the North and the Continent in General, Volume 1

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C. Geisweiler and the proprietors, 1800
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Page 26 - tis t' appear a foe, t' appear a Greek; Already you my name and country know; Assuage your thirst of blood, and strike the blow: 140 My death will both the kingly brothers please, And set insatiate Ithacus at ease.
Page 18 - But, since you take such int'rest in our woe, And Troy's disastrous end desire to know, I will restrain my tears, and briefly tell, What in our last and fatal night befell.
Page 20 - Or to the wat'ry deep; at least to bore The hollow sides, and hidden frauds explore. The giddy vulgar, as their fancies guide, With noise say nothing, and in parts divide. Laocoon, follow'd by a num'rous crowd, Ran from the fort, and cried, from far, aloud: "O wretched countrymen!
Page 22 - Enough was said and done t' inspire a better mind. Then had our lances pierc'd the treach'rous wood, And Ilian tow'rs and Priam's empire stood. Meantime, with shouts, the Trojan shepherds bring A captive Greek, in bands, before the king; Taken to take ; who made himself their prey, T...
Page 96 - Grecian hopes, and all th' attempts they made, Were only founded on Minerva's aid. But from the time when impious Diomede, And false Ulysses, that inventive head, Her fatal image from the temple drew...
Page 83 - Dr. Lehman's tables on the affinities of salts ; 3. tables on the specific gravities of mineral bodies; 4.
Page 90 - And, had the gods permitted, they had gone; But oft the wintry seas and southern winds Withstood their passage home, and chang'd their minds.
Page 18 - The sides were plank'd with pine; they feign'd it made For their return, and this the vow they paid Thus they pretend, but in the hollow side Selected numbers of their soldiers hide: With inward arms the dire machine they load, And iron bowels stuff the dark abode. In sight of Troy lies Tenedos, an isle (While Fortune did on Priam's empire smile) Renown'd for wealth; but, since, a faithless bay, Where ships expos'd to wind and weather lay.
Page 22 - T o'erlook the walls, and then to batter down. Somewhat is sure design'd, by fraud or force: Trust not their presents, nor admit the horse.
Page 20 - Mov'd that the ramparts might be broken down, To lodge the monster fabric in the town. But Capys, and the rest of sounder mind, The fatal present to the flames designed, Or to the wat'ry deep; at least to bore The hollow sides, and hidden frauds explore.

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