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Achilles Agamemnon Ajax amidft arms Atrides bands beneath bold brave breaft caufe chariot chief clofe conqueft counfels courfers crown'd daring dart defcends Diomed divine dreadful duft Eurypylus Ev'n eyes f:de facred faid fame fate fent fhades fhakes fhall fhips fhore field fierce fight fire firft fix'd fkies flain flames flcies flew fome foul fpear fpoils fpoke fpread ftand ftate fteeds ftern ftill ftrength ftrong fuch fury fword glory Goddefs Gods Grecian Greece Greeks ground hafte hand Heaven Heftor heroes himfelf hoft hoftile Homer honours Idomeneus ILIAD Ilion immortal javelin Jove juft king laft lance Lycian Maid mall martial Menelaus mighty mips moft monarch muft numbers o'er Oeneus Pallas Patroclus Phrygian pierc'd plain praife Priam prince proud Pylian race rage reft rife Sthenelus thee thefe thofe thou thunder toils trembling Trojan troops Troy Tydeus Tydides Ulyfles walls warriour whofe wound
Page 197 - Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies; They fall successive, and successive rise : So generations in their course decay; So flourish these, when those are pass'd away.
Page 262 - O'er Heaven's clear azure spreads her sacred light, When not a breath disturbs the deep serene, And not a cloud o'ercasts the solemn scene ; Around her throne the vivid planets roll, And stars unnumber'd gild the glowing pole, O'er the dark trees a yellower verdure shed, And tip with silver...
Page 10 - ... together by the extent and fecundity of his imagination ; to which all things, in their various views, presented themselves in an instant, and had their impressions taken off to perfection at a heat...
Page 224 - This from the right to left the herald bears, Held out in order to the Grecian peers ; Each to his rival yields the mark unknown, Till godlike Ajax finds the lot his own ; Surveys th...
Page 29 - I doubt not many have been led into that error by the shortness of it, which proceeds not from his following the original line by line, but from the contractions above mentioned.
Page 33 - Read Homer once, and you can read no more ; For all books else appear so mean, so poor, Verse will seem prose : but still persist to read. And Homer will be all the books you need.
Page 239 - The heavens attentive trembled as he spoke: "Celestial states! immortal gods! give ear, Hear our decree, and reverence what ye hear; The fix'd decree which not all heaven can move; Thou, fate! fulfil it! and, ye powers, approve!
Page 5 - If he has given a regular catalogue of an army, they all draw up their forces in the same order.
Page 6 - How fertile will that imagination appear which was able to clothe all the properties of elements, the qualifications of the mind, the virtues and vices, in forms and persons, and to introduce them into actions agreeable to the nature of the things they shadowed?