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5th foot abodes adapted Anapaest arms battle behold blood breath bright caesura called Card of Greek Card of Latin Comus Coriolanus crasis Creon Cretic Dactyl dark death Diphthongs dost doth dread earth Eule evil EXERCISE III EXERCISES in LATIN exile eyes fate father fear feet final friends Gentlemen of Verona glory Grammar hath heart heaven Hexameter Homer honour Iambic verse iEsch It-behoves jEsch king labours lady land live long syllable Metre MilTon mortal mournful never night o'er of-the Gods Pelasgi Pentameter PROGRESSIVE EXERCISES Prosody Public School Latin round Rule sacred Samson Agon School Latin Primer seat shade Shakspeare shalt short Soph sorrow soul spirit Spondee starry strangers suppliant sweet tears the-Gods the-house thee there-is these-things thine thou art thought to-be to-thee toil Tribrach Trochaic verbs victorious vowel wandering wind word wretched Zeus
Page 19 - Nothing is here for tears, nothing to wail Or knock the breast; no weakness, no contempt, Dispraise, or blame; nothing but well and fair, And what may quiet us in a death so noble.
Page 33 - A little onward lend thy guiding hand To these dark steps, a little further on; For yonder bank hath choice of sun or shade; There I am wont to sit, when any chance Relieves me from my task of servile toil, Daily...
Page 62 - Man's feeble race what ills await ! . Labour, and Penury, the racks of Pain, Disease, and Sorrow's weeping train, And Death, sad refuge from the storms of fate ! The fond complaint, my song, disprove, And justify the laws of Jove.
Page 49 - Against revolted multitudes the cause Of truth, in word mightier than they in arms ; And for the testimony of truth hast borne Universal reproach, far worse to bear Than violence ; for this was all thy care, To stand approved in sight of God, though worlds Judged thee perverse...
Page 48 - So spake the seraph Abdiel, faithful found, Among the faithless faithful only he; Among innumerable false unmoved, Unshaken, unseduced, unterrified, His loyalty he kept, his love, his zeal ; Nor number nor example with him wrought To swerve from truth, or change his constant mind, Though single.
Page 53 - Action is transitory — a step, a blow, The motion of a muscle— this way or that — 'Tis done, and in the after vacancy We wonder at ourselves like men betrayed: Suffering is permanent, obscure and dark, And shares the nature of infinity.
Page 60 - Now the bright morning star, day's harbinger, Comes dancing from the east, and leads with her The flowery May, who from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip, and the pale primrose. Hail bounteous May that dost inspire Mirth and youth, and warm desire; Woods and groves are of thy dressing, Hill and dale doth boast thy blessing. Thus we salute thee with our early song, And welcome thee, and wish thee long.
Page 19 - Yet some there be that by due steps aspire To lay their just hands on that golden key That opes the palace of eternity. To such my errand is...