The Iliad of Homer, Volume 1

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A. Donaldson, and sold at his shop, no. 48, East corner of St. Paul's Church-yard, London; and at Edinburgh., 1769 - Greece
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Page 12 - Tis ours, the chance of fighting fields to try, Thine to look on, and bid the valiant die. So much 'tis fafer thro' the camp to go, And rob a fubject, than defpoil a foe. Scourge of thy people, violent and bafe ! 305 Sent in Jove's anger on a flavifh race,
Page 32 - And plunge the Greeks in all the woes of war: Then bids an empty phantom rife to fight, And thus commands the vifion of the night. Fly hence, deluding dream ! and light as air, To Agamemnon's ample tent repair. 10 Bid him in arms draw forth th
Page 13 - away, Wife by his rules, and happy by his fway ; Two ages o'er his native realm he reign'd, 335 And now th' example of the third remain'd.. All view'd with awe the venerable man ; Who thus, with mild benevolence, began : What fhame, what woe is this to Greece ! what joy To Troy's
Page 97 - Eager he feizes and devours the flain, Preft by bold youths, and baying dogs in vain. 40 Thus fond of vengeance, with a furious bound. In clanging arms he leaps upon the ground From his high chariot: Him, approaching near, The beauteous champion views with marks of fear, Smit with a confcious fenfe, retires behind,
Page 224 - Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now with'ring on the ground; Another race the following fpring fupplies, They fall
Page 24 - Phoebus, fill the fwelling fails; 625 The milk-white canvas bellying as they blow, The parted ocean foams and roars below : Above the bounding billows fwift they flew, 'Till now the Grecian camp appear'd in view. Far on the beach they haul their bark to land, 630 (The
Page 237 - Beheld the war, and ficken'd at the fight; There her fad eyes in vain her lord explore, 470 Or weep the wounds her bleeding country bore. But he who found not whom his foul defir'd, Whofe virtue charm'd him as her beauty fir'd, Stood in the gates, and
Page 304 - Unworthy property, unworthy light, Unfit for public rule, or private care ; That wretch, that monfter, who delights in war : 90 Whofe luft is murder, and whofe horrid joy, To tear his country, and his kind deftroy! This night, refrefh and fortify thy train; Between the trench and wall let guards remain:
Page 4 - Difconfolate, not daring to complain, Silent he wander'd by the founding main : 50 Till, fafe at diftance, to his God he prays, The God who darts around the world his rays. O Smintheus! fprung from fair Latona's line, Thou guardian pow'r of Cilia the divine, Thou
Page 27 - Goddefs then thofe cares divides, Which Jove in prudence from his confort hides ? To this the Thund'rer: Seek not thou to find The facred counfels of almighty mind : 705 Involv'd in darknefs lies the great decree, Nor can the depths of fate be pierce'd by thee. What fits thy knowledge, thou the

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