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" Proud of their strength and more than mortal size, The gods they challenge, and affect the skies; Heav'd on Olympus tottering Ossa stood; On Ossa, Pelion nods with all his wood: Such were the youths ! had they to manhood grown, Almighty Jove had trembled... "
Longinus on the sublime; construed literally and word for word; with a free ... - Page 19
by Dionysius Cassius Longinus - 1873
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Select British Classics, Volume 7

English literature - 1803
...ITS' QvXvy.'csia y.iy.a.aa.1 StfAiv' a.\na.% Jcr'"Oo-ini si'voo-ipuXAov, <»' ag&ws a^farof ten* HoM. The gods they challenge, and affect the skies Heav'd on Olympus tott'ring Ossa stood j On Ossa, Pelion nods with all his wood. PoPE. To the Rambler. SIR, NOTHING has more retarded the...
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The Odyssey of Homer, Volume 3

Homer - Greek poetry - 1806
...Nine ells aloft they rear'd their tow'ring head, And full nine cubits broad their shoulders spread. Proud of their strength and more than mortal size,...tott'ring Ossa stood; On Ossa, Pelion nods with all his wood: Such were they youths! had they to manhood grown, Almighty Jove had trembled on his throne. 390...
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The Odyssey, tr. by A. Pope

Homerus - 1807
...they rear'd their tow'ring head, And full nine cubits broad their shoulders spread. Proud of tiie.r strength, and more than mortal size, The gods they challenge, and affect the skies ; 386 Hc.jv'ii on Olympus tott'ring Ossia stood, On Ossia Pelion nous witii all his wood: Such were...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others]. [Another], Volume 2

1810
...fi.ifea.yCH 9ifii»' airij or Orrn ll'i.'Aaii iivccriipuAAoj, "> Bf avo; oifiSierif iin. HoM. Th» gods they challenge, and affect the skies : Heav'd...tott'ring Ossa stood ; On Ossa, Pelion nods with all his wood. PoPE. To the RAMBLER. SIR, NOTHING has more retarded the advancement of learning than the disposition...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...1751. "QVITOH IK OvXv/buru /«fi«ja» SE'^SV' alraj IB-' 'O^e-ji , aoj»»o« itcCaiTot !i». HoM. The gods they challenge; and' affect the skies : Heav'd on Olympus tott'ring OM« stood ; fl, Pelion nods with all his wood. PoPE. To ffo RAMBLER. SIR, NOTHING has more retarded...
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Works, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...See. MISOCAPELUS. No. 1 1 7. TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 75 1 . i /*Efi«aav . , ti apavoy a(i»»Tof ti». UOM The gods they challenge, and affect the skies ; Heav'd...tott'ring Ossa stood; On Ossa, Pelion nods with all his wood. POPE. TO THE RAMBLER. SIR, J^l OTHING has more retarded the advancement of learning than the...
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Lectures on Scripture Facts

William Bengo Collyer - Bible - 1813 - 436 pages
...56. LECTURE IV. NOTE 2. — The giant's war described by different ancient poets. Set Hem. Odys. xi. Proud of their strength, and more than mortal size,...tott'ring Ossa stood, On Ossa, Pelion nods with all his wood. , fofte't Mom. Odys. b. xi, 1. 385 — 388. Also Virg. Georg.K6.i,v.'279—.%a3. — • •...
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The Works of the Greek and Roman Poets, Volume 3, Part 1

Greek literature - 1813
...Nine ells aloft they rear'd their towering head, And full nine cuhits broad their shoulders spread. Proud of their strength, and more than mortal size,...challenge, and affect the skies; Heav'd on Olympus tottering Ossa stood; On Ossa, Pelion nods with all his wood : Such were they youths! had they to manhood...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...1751. "O<r<rav iif' OvXv'^cVu fj.tfj.cto'ctv S/^iiv' auVaf lir'"Ocrirvt ' yavof a^bbaro; Ein raOMER. The gods they challenge, and affect the skies : Heav'd...tott'ring Ossa stood ; On Ossa, Pelion nods with all his wood. POPE. To the RAMBLER. SIR, "VTOTHING has more retarded the advance•*• merit of learning than...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...IA'U.XT.,;; S/JUEv' auraj (ir "O<ro.vi Ilo'Xiov Eivotn^uXXov, "v' Jpano; a^aro; ti'u. 'HoMEH. T!ie gods they challenge, and affect the skies : Heav'd...tott'ring Ossa stood ; On Ossa, Pelion nods with all his wood. POPE, To the RAMBLER. SIR, VTOTHING has more retarded the advancemerit of learning than the disposition...
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