The Iliad of Homer, Volume 4

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Page 137 - His praise, ye Winds, that from four quarters blow, Breathe soft or loud ; and, wave your tops, ye Pines, With every plant, in sign of worship wave.
Page 345 - Leader ! the terms we sent were terms of weight, Of hard contents, and full of force urg'd home ; Such as we might perceive amus'd them all, And stumbled many : Who receives them right, Had need from head to foot well understand ; Not understood, this gift they have besides, They show us when our foes walk not upright.
Page 245 - The coward counsels of a timorous throng Of reverend dotards, check'd our glory long : Too long Jove lull'd us with lethargic charms, But now in peals of thunder calls to arms : In this great day he crowns our full desires, Wakes all our force, and seconds all our fires.
Page 217 - And broke the nerve my hands had twin'd with art, Strong to impel the flight of many a dart.
Page 221 - What hopes remain, what methods to retire, If once your vessels catch the Trojan fire ? Mark how the flames approach, how near they fall, How...
Page 173 - Think'st thou with me? fair empress of the skies! (The immortal father with a smile replies;) Then soon the haughty sea-god shall obey, Nor dare to act but when we point the way. If truth inspires thy tongue, proclaim our will To yon...
Page 121 - In that day the Lord will take away the bravery of their tinkling ornaments about their feet, and their cauls, and their round tires like the moon, the chains, and the bracelets, and the mufflers, the bonnets, and the ornaments of the legs...
Page 355 - Insulting man, thou shalt be soon as I ; Black fate hangs o'er thee, and thy hour draws nigh ; Ev'n now on life's last verge I see thee stand, 1030 I see thee fall, and by Achilles
Page 89 - Thus Rank on Rank the thick Battalions throng, Chief urg'd on Chief, and Man drove Man along: Far o'er the Plains, in dreadful Order bright, The brazen Arms reflect a beamy Light. Full in the blazing Van great Hector shin'd, 1010 Like Mars commission'd to confound Mankind.

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