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" The few, so cleansed, to these abodes repair, And breathe, in ample fields, the soft Elysian air. Then are they happy, when by length of time The scurf is worn away of each committed crime; No speck is left of their habitual stains; But the pure ether... "
Virgil's Aeneid
by Publius Virgilius Maro - 1957 - 298 pages
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Virgil's Æneid, tr. by J. Dryden

Publius Vergilius Maro - 1884
...repair, And breathe in ample fields the soft Elysian air. Then are they happy, when by length of time The scurf is worn away of each committed crime ; No...speck is left of their habitual stains, But the pure aether of the soul remains. But when a thousand rolling years are past— So long their punishments...
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Virgil's Æneid

Virgil - 1886 - 319 pages
...repair, And breathe in ample ficlds the soft Klysian air. Then are they happy, when by length of time The scurf is worn away of each committed crime ; No speck is left of their habitual stains, Hut tl:c pure ather of the soul remains. Hut when a thousand rolling yeais are past — So long their...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1896 - 772 pages
...doubtful stand, Hov'ring like expiring flame, That mounts and falls by turns. DRYDEN. They are happy when No speck is left of their habitual stains. But the pure ether of the soul remains. DRYDEN. Time, that changes all, yet changes us in vain, The body, not the mind ; nor can control Th'...
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Periods of European Literature, Volume 8

1899
...pinions, is lifted into the middle if not the upper air — " Thus are they happy, when by length of time The scurf is worn away of each committed crime : No speck is left of their habitual strains, But the pure ether of the soul remains " (sEn., bk. vi.) — the verse, with its panoply of...
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The Purple and Scarlet Woman and Her Relatives: A Book for the Times

Albert Barnes King - 1900 - 221 pages
...repair, And breathe, in ample fields, the soft Elysian air, Then are they happy, when by length of time, The scurf is worn away of each committed crime: No...habitual stains, But the pure ether of the soul remains.' "Plato divided departed souls into three states. Those who had purified themselves with philosophy,...
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The twin sisters, Roman and Anglican

John Oates - 1902
...repair And breathe in ample fields the soft Elysian air. Then are they happy, when by length of time The scurf is worn away of each committed crime ; No...habitual stains, But the pure ether of the soul remains." l Thus the dogma of purgatory finds its origin in paganism. " It is evident that the Churches which...
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Virgil's Æneid, Volume 13

Virgil - Aeneas (Legendary character) - 1909 - 432 pages
...repair, And breathe, in ample fields, the soft Elysian air. Then are they happy, when by length of time The scurf is worn away of each committed crime; 'No...are, by the driving god, Compell'd to drink the deep Lethsean flood, In large forgetful draughts to steep the cares Of their past labors, and their irksome...
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The poetical works of John Dryden

John Dryden - 1909 - 1056 pages
...air. Then are they happy, when by length of time The scurf is worn away of each committed crime; 1010 pi /9 5 Β ~ ~*}XQ MkO V h)s *g ͵ ...~ / n mP bM A 9t A l IU 7 ź [6v 0 ) 1 hE Compell'd to drink the deep Lethfean flood, In large forgetful draughts to steep the cares Of their...
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Keble's Lectures on Poetry, 1832-1841, Volume 1

John Keble - Classical poetry - 1912
...are constantly migrating from one species to another : Then they are happy, when by length of time The scurf is worn away of each committed crime : No...speck is left of their habitual stains ; But the pure aether of the soul remains.1 Then at last, having undergone the penalty of their misdeeds, they are...
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