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" Fear made her devils, and weak hope her gods ; Gods partial, changeful, passionate, unjust, Whose attributes were rage, revenge, or lust ; Such as the souls of cowards might conceive, And, form'd like tyrants, tyrants would believe. "
Translations in English verse from Ovid, Horace, Tacitus, etc., by W. Lee - Page 79
by Publius Ovidius Naso, William Lee - 1860
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...gods descend, and fiends infernal rise ; Here fix'd the dreadful, there the bless'd abodes ; 255 Fear made her devils, and weak Hope her gods; Gods partial,...Such as the souls of cowards might conceive, And, form'd like tyrants, tyrants would believe. 260 Zeal then, not Charity, became the guide, And hell...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798
...skies, Saw gods descend, and fiends infernal rise: Here fix'd the dreadful, there the blest abodes; Fear made her devils, and weak hope her gods; Gods partial,...Such as the souls of cowards might conceive, And, form'd like tyrants, tyrants would believe. Zeal then, not charity, became the guide; ( And hell was...
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Prospect: Or, View of the Moral World, Volume 1

Christianity - 1803
...Gods descend, and fiends infernal rise : i ' Here fix'd the dreadful, there the blest abodes ' Fear made her devils, and weak hope her gods : Gods partial,...; Such as the souls of cowards might conceive, And form'd like tyrants, tyrants would believe. Zeal then, not charity, became the guide, And hell was...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...gods descend, and fiends infernal rise ; Here fix'd the dreadful, there the bless'd abodes ; TOiM Fear made her devils, and weak Hope her gods ; Gods partial,...Such as the souls of cowards might conceive, And, form'd like tyrants, tyrants would believe. 260 Zeal then, not Charity, became the guide, And hell...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...rise : Here fix'd the dreadful, there the blest abodes ; Fear made her Devils , and weak Hops hr Gods ;. Gods partial , changeful , passionate , unjust...Such as the souls of cowards might conceive, And, form'd like tyrants, tyrants would belieYeZeal then, not Charity, became the guide; And hell was built...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1807
...gods descend, and fiends infermil rise; Here fix'd the dreadful, there the hless'd ahodes; 255 Fear made her devils, and weak hope her gods ; Gods partial, changeful, passionate, unjust, Whose attrihutes were rage, revenge, or lust; Such as the souls of cowards might conceive, And, form'd like...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...the dreadful, there the bless'd abodes ; Fear nude her devils, and weak hope her gods ; Gods p;in.ml, changeful, passionate, unjust, Whose attributes were rage, revenge, or lust: Such as the sonls of cowards might conceive, And, fonn'd like tyrants, tyrants would believe. Zeal then, not charity,...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...Saw gods descend, ami fiends infernal rise ; Here fix'd the dreadful, there the bless'd abodes ; Fear made her devils, and weak hope her gods ; Gods partial,...Such as the souls of cowards might conceive, And, form'd like tyrants, tyrants would believe. Zeal then, not charity, became the guide, And hell was...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...dr-scfnd, and fiVnas infernal rise ; Here fix'd the dreadful, there the blest abodes •, Fear matk her Devils, and weak Hope her Gods ; Gods partial,...Such as the souls of cowards might conceive, And, form'd like tyrants, tyrants woulu believe Zeal then, not charity, became the guide ; And hell was...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1808 - 651 pages
...Saw gods descend, and fiends infernal rise : Here fix'd the dreadful, there the blest abodes; Fear made her devils, and weak hope her gods; Gods partial,...unjust, Whose attributes were rage, revenge, or lust; Snch as the souls of cowards might conceive, And, form'd like tyrants, tyrants would believe. #eal...
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