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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