Muscipula Sive Cambromyomachia: The Mouse-trap, Or The Battle of the Welsh and the Mice; in Latin and English: with Other Poems, in Different Languages

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M. W. Dodd, 1840 - National characteristics, Welsh - 96 pages
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Page 56 - Hydaspes. namque me silva lupus in Sabina, dum meam canto Lalagen et ultra terminum curis vagor expeditis, fugit inermem.
Page 56 - Arida nutrix. Pone me pigris ubi nulla campis Arbor aestiva recreatur aura, Quod latus mundi nebulae malusque luppiter urget ; 20 Pone sub curru nimium propinqui Solis in terra domibus negata : Dulce ridentem Lalagen amabo, Dulce loquentem.
Page 76 - IN story we're told, How our fathers of old Braved the rage of the wind and the waves ; And cross'd the deep o'er, To this desolate shore, All because they were loath to be slaves, brave boys ! All because they were loath to be slaves. Yet a strange scheme of late, Has been formed in the state, By a knot of political knaves ; Who in secret rejoice, That the Parliament's...
Page 78 - To our monarch, we know, Due allegiance we owe, Who the sceptre so rightfully waves ; But no sovereign we own, But the king on his throne, And we cannot, to subjects, be slaves, brave boys ! &c.
Page 78 - But whoever, in spite At American right, Like insolent Haman behaves ; Or would wish to grow great On the spoils of the state, May he and his children be slaves, brave boys ! &c. Though against the repeal, With intemperate zeal, Proud Granville so brutishly raves ; Yet our conduct shall show; And our enemies know, That Americans scorn to be slaves, brave boys ! &c.
Page 70 - ... on high : My lot's far more lamentable than thine, Thou liv'st in death, while I in living die. With great applause hast thou perform'd thy part, Since thy first entrance on the stage of life : Or in the labours of the healing art, Or in fair Liherty's important strife.
Page 1 - Muscipula sive cambromyomachia: The mousetrap, or The battle of the Welsh and the mice; in Latin and English: with other poems, in different languages. By an American (ie, Benjamin Young Prime].
Page 76 - But if we should obey, This vile statute the way To more base future slavery paves; Nor in spite of our pain, Must we ever complain, If we tamely submit to be slaves, brave boys!
Page 56 - Mauris jaculis, neque arcu, Nee venenatis gravida sagittis, Fusee, Pharetra; Sive per Syrtes iter sestuosas, Sive facturus per inhospitalem Caucasum, vel qua?
Page 95 - Twas this depriv'd my soul of rest, And rais'd such tumults in my breast; For while I gaz'd, in transport tost, My breath was gone, my voice was lost: in. ' My bosom glow'd : the subtle flame Ran quick thro' all my vital frame; O'er my dim eyes a darkness hung; My ears with hollow murmurs rung.

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