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Seite 78 - The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid ; and the calf and the young lion and the failing together ; and a little child shall lead them.
Seite 35 - ... the midst of the action ; disposes all about him, and conquers with tranquillity. And when we look upon their machines, Homer seems like his own Jupiter in his terrors, shaking Olympus, scattering the lightnings, and firing the heavens ; Virgil, like the same power in his benevolence, counselling with the Gods, laying plans for empires, and regularly ordering his whole creation.
Seite 331 - The mazes of some wild and wondrous tale, From morn to eve ; unmindful of her form, Unmindful of the happy dress that stole The wishes of the youth, when every maid With envy pin'd. Hence, finally, by night...
Seite 331 - Breaks from his weeping mother's anxious arms, In foreign climes to rove : the pensive sage, Heedless of sleep, or midnight's harmful...
Seite 328 - Po In angry waves ; Euphrates hence devolves A mighty flood to water half the east ; And there in gothic solitude reclin'd, The cheerless Tanais pours his hoary. urn.
Seite 137 - Persians were masters of Asia, they permitted those who conveyed a spring to any place which had not been watered before to enjoy the benefit for five generations; and as a number of rivulets flowed from Mount Taurus, they spared no expense in directing the course of their streams. At this day, without knowing how they came thither, they are found in the fields and gardens.
Seite 330 - Nor yet arrives in sight of mortal things. Ev'n on the barriers of the world untir'd She meditates th' eternal depth below; Till, half recoiling, down the headlong steep She plunges; soon o'erwhelm'd and swallow'd up 210 In that immense of being.
Seite 20 - Roman people, as promifmg them the empire of the whole world. He weaves this in with the moft probable account of their origin ; that of their being defcended from the Trojans. To be a little more particular; Virgil in his JEne'id fhews^ that ./Eneas was called into their country by the exprefs order of the gods.