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Achilles Ajax appear armies arms Atrides bands battle bear bend beneath blood bold bound brave breaſt chariot chief combat command courfers dare dart death deep divine dreadful earth eyes facred faid fair fall fame fate fear fhall fide field fierce fight fire flain flames fleet flew fome force foul fuch Full fury gates give glory Gods grace Grecian Greece Greeks ground hand head hear heart Heaven Hector heroes hoft Homer honours immortal Jove king lance maid mighty mind monarch mortal move night o'er once Paris plain prince prize proud race rage rifing ſhall ſhore ſkies ſtand ſteeds tent thee thefe theſe thofe thoſe thou thunder toils towers train trembling Trojan troops Troy Tydides Ulyffes voice walls warriour whofe whole wife woes wound yield youth
Էջ 199 - Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies; They fall successive, and successive rise : So generations in their course decay; So flourish these, when those are pass'd away.
Էջ 264 - 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...
Էջ 10 - ... together by the extent and fecundity of his imagination ; to which all things, in their various views, presented themselves in an instant, and had their impressions taken off to perfection at a heat...
Էջ 226 - This from the right to left the herald bears, Held out in order to the Grecian peers ; Each to his rival yields the mark unknown, Till godlike Ajax finds the lot his own ; Surveys th...
Էջ 29 - I doubt not many have been led into that error by the shortness of it, which proceeds not from his following the original line by line, but from the contractions above mentioned.
Էջ 33 - Read Homer once, and you can read no more ; For all books else appear so mean, so poor, Verse will seem prose : but still persist to read. And Homer will be all the books you need.
Էջ 241 - The heavens attentive trembled as he spoke: "Celestial states! immortal gods! give ear, Hear our decree, and reverence what ye hear; The fix'd decree which not all heaven can move; Thou, fate! fulfil it! and, ye powers, approve!
Էջ 5 - If he has given a regular catalogue of an army, they all draw up their forces in the same order.
Էջ 6 - How fertile will that imagination appear which was able to clothe all the properties of elements, the qualifications of the mind, the virtues and vices, in forms and persons, and to introduce them into actions agreeable to the nature of the things they shadowed?