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" Thou wouldst have thought, so furious was their fire, No force could tame them, and no toil could tire ; As if new vigour from new fights they won, And the long battle was but then begun. Greece, yet unconquer'd, kept alive the war, Secure of death, confiding... "
Longinus on the sublime; construed literally and word for word; with a free ... - Page 41
by Dionysius Cassius Longinus - 1873
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The Iliad, Volume 24

Homer - 1773
...Jove leads him on with his almighty hand, .1 ' ' And breathes frefli fpirits in his following band. The warring nations meet, the battle roars, • Thick beats the combat on the founding prwtf. Thou wouldft have thought, fo furious was «heh- fire, No force could tame them, and...
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Extracts from mr. Pope's translation corresponding with The beauties of ...

Homerus, William Holwell - 1776 - 319 pages
...flood. Jove leads him on with his almighty hand, And breathes fierce fpirits in his following band* The warring nations meet, the battle roars, Thick beats the combat on the founding prores. Thou would'ft have thought, fo furious was their fire, No force could tame them, and...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope's Homer

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...flood. Jove leads him on with his almighty hand, 840 And breathes fierce fpirits in his following band. The warring nations meet, the battle roars, Thick beats the combat on the founding prores. Thou wouldft have thought, fo furious was their fire, No force could tame them, and...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 49

English poets - 1790
.... Jove leads him on with his almighty hand, 840 And breathes fierce fpirits in his following band. The warring nations meet, the battle roars, Thick beats the combat on the founding prores. Thou wouldft have thought, fo furious was their fire, • No force could tame them,...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope's Iliad & Odyssey ...

1792
...flood. Jove leads him on with his almighty hand, And breathes fierce fpirits in his following band. The warring nations meet, the battle roars, Thick beats the combat on the founding prores. Thou wouldft have thought, fo furious was their ire No force cotitfl tame them, and...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical ...

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795
...flood. JOTC leads him on with his almighty hand, And breathes fierce fpiritsin his following band. The warring nations meet, the battle roars, Thick beats the combat on the founding prores. Thon wouldft have thought, fo furious was their fire No force could tame them, and...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 12

English poetry - 1795
...flood. Jove leads him on with his almighty hand, And breathes fierce fpirits in his following band. The warring nations meet, the battle roars, Thick beats the combat on the founding prores. Thou wouldft have thought, fo furious was their fire No force could tame them, and...
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The Iliad of Homer, Volume 4

Homer - Achilles (Greek mythology) - 1796
...flood. Jove leads him on with his almighty hand, 840 And breathes fierce fpirits in his following band. The warring nations meet, the battle roars, Thick beats the combat on the founding prores. Thou would 'ft have thought, fo furious was their fire, 844 No force could tame them,...
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The Iliad of Homer, Volume 1

Homer - Achilles (Greek mythology) - 1796 - 294 pages
...hearer, or reader, imagine " himfelf engaged in the very midft of danger : Thou would'ft have thought, fo furious was their fire ! No force could tame them, and no toil could tire : Iliad xv. 844. " where the difcourfe is addrefled to an individual ; as in this " example alfo...
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The Iliad, tr. by A. Pope

Homerus - 1807
...almighty hand, 840 And breathes fierce spirits in his following band. The warring nations meet, the hattle roars, Thick beats the combat on the sounding prores....Thou wouldst have thought, so furious was their fire, Nit force could tame them, and no toll could tire; As if new vigour from new fights they won, 846 And...
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