The Iliad of Homer, Volume 3

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Page 69 - O'er Heaven's clear azure spreads her sacred light, When not a breath disturbs the deep serene, And not a cloud o'ercasts the solemn scene ; Around her throne the vivid planets roll, And stars unnumber'd gild the glowing pole, O'er the dark trees a yellower verdure shed, And tip with silver...
Page 7 - Or far, oh ! far from steep Olympus thrown, Low in the dark Tartarean gulf shall groan, With burning chains fix'd to the brazen floors, And lock'd by hell's inexorable doors ; As deep beneath th' infernal centre hurl'd, As from that centre to th
Page 339 - But tends to raise that power which I obey. Then hear my words, nor may my words be vain : Seek not, this day, the Grecian ships to gain ; For sure to warn us Jove his omen sent...
Page 182 - Each. single Greek, in this conclusive strife, Stands on the sharpest edge of death or life': Yet if my years thy kind regard engage, Employ thy youth as I employ my age ; Succeed to these my cares, and rouse the rest ; He serves me most, who serves his country best.
Page 145 - CEneus' fields she sent a monstrous boar, That levell'd harvests, and whole forests tore ; 600 This beast (when many a chief his tusks had slain) Great Meleager stretch'd along the plain. Then for his spoils a new debate arose, The neighbour nations thence commencing foes. Strong as they were, the bold Curetes fail'd...
Page 7 - Gulf shall groan, With burning Chains fix'd to the Brazen Floors, And lock'd by Hell's inexorable Doors; As deep beneath th' Infernal Centre hurl'd, As from that Centre to th
Page 82 - Durst brand my courage, and defame my might: Nor from a friend th' unkind reproach appear'd, The Greeks stood witness, all our army heard. 50 The gods, oh chief!
Page 131 - His tedious toils and hoary hairs demand A peaceful death in Pthia's friendly land. But whether he remain or sail with me, His age be sacred, and his will be free.
Page 8 - Thunderer down to earth. Ye strive in vain! If I but stretch this hand. I heave the gods, the ocean, and the land; I fix the chain to great Olympus' height, And the vast world hangs trembling in my sight!
Page 17 - And as Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, the Philistines drew near to battle against Israel: but the LORD thundered with a great thunder on that day upon the Philistines, and discomfited them; and they were smitten before Israel.

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