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Preparatory and College Latin Courses in English (Condensed and Consolidated)
William Cleaver Wilkinson
No preview available - 2016
Æneas ancient appear arms army asked battle beginning better body bring brought Cæsar called camp character Cicero close consul course death doubt effect eloquence emperor enemy English eyes fact father fear feel fire force fortune friends give given gods Greek ground hand Hannibal honor interest Italy kind Latin less light literary literature live Livy look master means mind nature Nero never night once orator original pass passage perhaps person Plautus poem poet present Quintilian readers remains Roman Rome satire seems senate sent side slave soldiers speak spirit story style Tacitus tell thing thought tion translation turn verse Virgil whole wish writer young youth
Page 405 - On what foundation stands the warrior's pride? How just his hopes, let Swedish Charles decide; A frame of adamant, a soul of fire, No dangers fright him, and no labours tire...
Page 405 - The march begins in military state, And nations on his eye, suspended wait ; Stern famine guards the solitary coast, And winter barricades the realms of frost ; He comes, nor want nor cold his course delay ; — Hide, blushing glory, hide Pultowa's day : The...
Page 389 - Waller was smooth ; but Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full resounding line, The long majestic march, and energy divine : Though still some traces of our rustic vein And splay-foot verse remain'd, and will remain.
Page 469 - For it appears to be a matter highly deserving your consideration, more especially as great numbers must be involved in the danger of these prosecutions, which have already extended, and are still likely to extend, to persons of all ranks and ages, and even of both sexes. In fact, this contagious superstition is not confined to the cities only, but has spread its infection among the neighboring villages and country.
Page 148 - His banish'd gods restor'd to rites divine, And settled sure succession in his line, From whence the race of Alban fathers come, And the long glories of majestic Rome.
Page 203 - ... him, and in proportion to his degree in that we are to admire him. No author or man ever excelled all the world in more than one faculty : and as Homer has done this in invention, Virgil has in judgment. Not...
Page 386 - To thee, the world its present homage pays, The harvest early, but mature the praise...
Page 169 - Where he greatly stood at bay, Whence he issued forth anew, And ever great and greater grew, Beating from the wasted vines Back to France her banded swarms, Back to France with countless blows, Till o'er the hills her eagles flew Beyond the Pyrenean pines, Follow'd up in valley and glen With blare of bugle, clamor of men, Roll of cannon and clash of arms, And England pouring on her foes. Such a war had such a close.
Page 370 - Rejoices with a wholesome fear, And hopes in spite of pain ; If Winter bellow from the north, Soon the sweet Spring comes dancing forth, And Nature laughs again. What if thine Heaven be overcast, The dark appearance will not last ; Expect a brighter sky. The God that strings the silver bow Awakes sometimes the muses too, And lays his arrows by.