Psyche and Miscellaneous Poems

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W. S. Bryan, Publisher, 1881 - 183 pages

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Page 172 - Pyrrha, sub antrof cui flavam religas comam, simplex munditiis? heu quoties fidem mutatosque deos flebit et aspera nigris aequora ventis emirabitur insolens, qui nunc te fruitur credulus aurea; qui semper vacuam, semper amabilem sperat nescius aurae fallacis. miseri, quibus intentata nites ! me tabula sacer votiva paries indicat uvida suspendisse potenti vestimenta maris deo.
Page 145 - Life is a narrow vale between the cold and barren peaks of two eternities. We strive in vain to look beyond the heights. We cry aloud, and the only answer is the echo of our wailing cry. From the voiceless lips of the unreplying dead there comes no word; but in the night of death hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing. He who sleeps here, when dying, mistaking the approach of death for the return of health, whispered with his latest breath, "I am better now.
Page 172 - Catullan quote and several other echoes. integer vitae scelerisque purus non eget Mauris iaculis neque arcu nee venenatis gravida sagittis, Fusee, pharetra, sive per Syrtes iter aestuosas sive facturus per inhospitalem Caucasum vel quae loca fabulosus lambit Hydaspes. namque me silva lupus in Sabina, dum meam canto Lalagen et ultra terminum curis vagor expeditis, fugit inermem. quale portentum neque militaris Daunias latis alit aesculetis, nee lubae tellus generat leonum arida nutrix.
Page 172 - Integer vitae scelerisque purus Non eget Mauris jaculis neque arcu, Nee venenatis gravida sagittis, Fusee, pharetra, Sive per Syrtes iter aestuosas, Sive facturus per inhospitalem Caucasum, vel quae loca fabulosus Lambit Hydaspes.
Page 166 - Quae, simul inversum contristat Aquarius annum, Non usquam prorepit et illis utitur ante Quaesitis sapiens...
Page 172 - Integer vitae scelerisque purus non eget Mauris iaculis neque arcu nec venenatis gravida sagittis, Fusce, pharetra, sive per Syrtes iter aestuosas sive facturus per inhospitalem Caucasum vel quae loca fabulosus lambit Hydaspes. namque me silva lupus in Sabina, dum meam canto Lalagen et ultra terminum curis vagor expeditis, fugit inermem; quale portentum neque militaris Daunias iatis alit aesculetis nec lubae tellus generat, leonum arida nutrix.
Page 160 - O fortunati mercatores !" gravis annis Miles ait multo jam fractus membra labore. Contra mercator, navem jactantibus Austris : " Militia est potior. Quid enim, concurritur : horae Momento cita mors venit aut victoria laeta.
Page 160 - QUI fit, Maecenas, ut nemo quam sibi sortem Seu ratio dederit seu fors objecerit ilia Contentus vivat, laudet diversa sequentes ? " O fortunati mercatores !" gravis annis Miles ait multo jam fractus membra labore.
Page 177 - Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased. I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, Lord, only makest me dwell in safety.
Page 162 - Agricolam laudat juris legumque peritus, Sub galli cantum consultor ubi ostia pulsat. Ille, datis vadibus, qui rure extractus in urbem est, Solos felices viventes clamat in urbe. Caetera de genere hoc (adeo sunt multa) loquacem Delassare valent Fabium. Ne te morer, audi Quo rem deducam. Si quis deus, en ego, dicat, Jam faciam quod vultis : eris tu, qui modo miles, Mercator : tu consultus modo, rusticus.

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