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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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The Odyssey of Homer

Homer - Epic poetry, Greek - 1853 - 377 pages
...Nine ells aloft they rear'd their towering head, And full nine cubits broad their shoulders spread. Proud of their strength, and more than mortal size, The gods they challenge, and affect the skies : Heaved on Olympus tottering Ossa stood; On Ossa, Pelion nods with all his wood. Such were they youths...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1859 - 478 pages
...Nine ells aloft they rcar'd their towering head, And full nine cubits broad their shoulders spread. e one Dr. Wagstaff's. skiea ; Heaved on Olympus tottering Ossa stood ; On Ossa, Pelion nods with all his wood : Such were...
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The Testimony of the Heathen to the Truths of Holy Writ: A Commentary on the ...

Thomas Street Millington - Bible - 1863 - 648 pages
...1.15. v. 23 " Headlong I hurled them from, the Olympian wall, It is said of Otus and Ephialtes,— " Proud of their strength, and more than mortal size, The gods they challenge and affect the skies: Heaved on Olympus tottering Ossa stood, On Ossa Pelion nods with all its wood. Such were thy youths...
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The Testimony of the Heathen to the Truths of Holy Writ: A Commentary on the ...

Thomas Street Millington - Bible - 1863 - 648 pages
...whirl, and breathless with the fall."— IHID. //. 1.15. v. 23_ It is said of Otus and Ephialtes, — " Proud of their strength, and more than mortal size, The gods they clmlk-ngo and affect the skies: Heaved on Olympus tottering Ossa stood, On Ossa Pelion noda with all...
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Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Justin Martyr and Athenagoras (1870)

Alexander Roberts, Sir James Donaldson - Christian literature, Early - 1867
...imitation of this in what the poet has ascribed to Otus and Ephialtes. For of them he wrote thus:1 " 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." And the same holds good regarding the...
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The Writings of Justin Martyr and Athenagoras

Saint Justin (Martyr), Athenagoras - Apologetics - 1868 - 463 pages
...imitation of this in what the poet has ascribed to Otus and Ephialtes. For of them he wrote thus:1 " 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." And the same holds good regarding the...
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The Arguments of the Emporor Julian Against the Christians: Translated from ...

Julian (Emperor of Rome) - Christianity - 1873 - 90 pages
...Aloidtc, who formed the design of placing three mountains on each other, that heaven might be accessible ? Proud of their strength, and more than mortal size,...tott'ring Ossa stood ; On Ossa Pelion nods with all his wood.f ODYSS. II. v. 315. t The translation is by Pope. For I say, that the one is in like manner fabulous...
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The Odyssey, tr. by A. Pope, with notes by T.A. Buckley. [Followed by] The ...

Homerus - 1874
...Nine ells aloft they rear'd their towering head, And full nine cubits broad their shoulders spread. Proud of their strength, and more than mortal size, The gods they challenge, and affect the skies : Heaved on Olympus tottering Ossa stood ; On Ossa, Pelion nods with all his wood. Such were they youths...
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The Essays of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1888 - 346 pages
...elvoai.<t>v\\ov, lv d/xwis d/ij3ar6s efi;." HOM. " The gods they challenge, and affect the skies : lleav'd on Olympus tott'ring Ossa stood ; On Ossa, Pelion nods with all his wood." Poi'E. TO THE RAMBLER. SIR, "XT OTHING has more retarded the advancement of -^ ^ learning than...
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The Shah Námeh of the Persian Poet Firdausi

Firdawsī - English poetry - 1892 - 412 pages
...Nine ells aloft they reared their towering head, And full nine cubits broad their shoulders spread ; Proud of their strength, and more than mortal size, The gods they challenge, and affect the skies. Both Siim and Mihrab, though far distant from the scene of felicity, were equally anxious to proceed...
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