The works of Virgil, tr. into Engl. verse by mr. Dryden. Carey, Volumen3


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Página 52 - Sick with desire, and seeking him she loves, From street to street the raving Dido roves. So, when the watchful shepherd, from the blind, Wounds with a random shaft the careless hind, Distracted with her pain she flies the woods. Bounds o'er the lawn, and seeks the silent floods — With fruitless care ; for still the fatal dart Sticks in her side, and rankles in her heart.
Página 58 - Then first the trembling earth the signal gave, And flashing fires enlighten all the cave ; Hell from below, and Juno from above, And howling nymphs, were conscious to their love.
Página 290 - Fortune seems to favour your intent. Not far from hence there stands a hilly town, Of ancient building, and of high renown, Torn from the Tuscans by the Lydian race, Who gave the name of Caere to the place — Once Agyllina called. It flourished long, In pride of wealth and warlike people strong; Till cursed Mezentius, in a fatal hour 630 Assumed the crown, with arbitrary power.
Página 182 - And ask'd his guide from whence those yells arise; And what the crimes, and what the tortures were, And loud laments that rent the liquid air. She thus replied; "The chaste and holy race Are all forbidden this polluted place. But Hecate, when she gave to rule the woods, Then led me trembling thro' these dire abodes, And taught the tortures of th
Página 25 - When, parted hence, the wind, that ready waits For Sicily, shall bear you to the straits Where proud Pelorus opes a wider way, Tack to the larboard, and stand off to sea: Veer starboard sea and land. Th...
Página 189 - Who grac'd their age with new-invented arts: Those who to worth their bounty did extend, And those who knew that bounty to commend. The heads of these with holy fillets bound, And all their temples were with garlands crown'd.
Página 126 - The crowd withdrawn, an open plain appears. And now the noble youths, of form divine, Advance before their fathers, in a line; The riders grace the steeds; the steeds with glory shine.
Página 117 - Once, but in vain, a champion of renown, So tamely can you bear the ravish'd crown, A prize in triumph borne before your sight, And shun, for fear, the danger of the fight...
Página 148 - rings to his ghost; Sev'n youths from Athens yearly sent, to meet The fate appointed by revengeful Crete. And next to those the dreadful urn was plac'd...
Página 203 - His son, or one of his illustrious name? How like the former, and almost the same! Observe the crowds that compass him around : All gaze, and all admire, and raise a shouting sound: But hov'ring mists around his brows are spread ; And night, with sable shades, involves his head.

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