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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 Ante-Nicene Fathers: The Writings of the Fathers Down to A. D. 325 ...

Alexander Roberts - Religion - 2007 - 616 pages
...imitation of this in what the poet has ascribed to Otus and Ephialtes. For of them he wrote thus : ' — " Proud of their strength, and more than mortal size, The gods they challenge, and affect the skies. Ifeav'd on Olympus tottering Ossa stood ; On Osss, Peiion nods with all his wood." And the same holds...
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