The idylls and epigrams commonly attributed to Theocritus

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Clarendon Press, 1869 - 215 pages
 

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Page 142 - La pÔle est aux jasmins en blancheur comparable; La noire Ó faire peur une brune adorable; La maigre a de la taille et de la libertÚ; La grasse est dans son port pleine de majestÚ...
Page 131 - Callimachi Manes et Coi sacra Philetae, in vestrum, quaeso, me sinite ire nemus. primus ego ingredior puro de fonte sacerdos Itala per Graios orgia ferre chores.
Page 119 - Je le vis, je rougis, je pÔlis Ó sa vue; Un trouble s'Úleva dans mon Ôme Úperdue; Mes yeux ne voyaient plus, je ne pouvais parler; Je sentis tout mon corps et transir et brűler.
Page 143 - Desinit esse cruor, Tyrioque nitentior ostro Flos oritur, formamque capit quam lilia, si non Purpureus color his, argenteus esset in illis.
Page 130 - O mother Ida, many-fountain'd Ida, Dear mother Ida, harken ere I die. For now the noonday quiet holds the hill : The grasshopper is silent in the grass : The lizard, with his shadow on the stone, Rests like a shadow, and the cicala sleeps.
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Page 164 - And bared the knotted column of his throat, The massive square of his heroic breast, And arms on which the standing muscle sloped, As slopes a wild brook o'er a little stone, Running too vehemently to break upon it.
Page 145 - To roll the torrent out of dusky doors: But follow ; let the torrent dance thee down To find him in the valley; let the wild Lean-headed Eagles yelp alone, and leave The monstrous ledges there to slope, and spill Their thousand wreaths of dangling water-smoke, That like a broken purpose waste in air: So waste not thou; but come; for all the vales Await...

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