Odyssey

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Frederick Brigham De Berard
Bodleian Society, 1905
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الصفحة 169 - Nigh the cursed shore, and listen to the lay. No more that wretch shall view the joys of life, His blooming offspring, or his beauteous wife ! In verdant meads they sport ; and wide around Lie human bones, that whiten all the ground : The ground polluted floats with human gore, And human carnage taints the dreadful shore.
الصفحة 120 - Twas for our lives my labouring bosom wrought; Each scheme I turn'd, and sharpen'd every thought; This way and that, I cast, to save my friends, Till one resolve my varying counsel ends. ' Strong were the rams, with native purple fair, Well fed, and largest of the fleecy care.
الصفحة 164 - In black ship on the azure fields astray, But heard our sweet voice ere he sailed away, And in his joy passed on with ampler mind. We know what labours were in ancient day Wrought in wide Troia, as the gods assigned; We know from land to land all toils of all mankind?
الصفحة 171 - Here fills her sails, and spreads her oars in vain; Fell Scylla rises, in her fury roars, At once six mouths expands, at once six men devours.
الصفحة 75 - The fair-hair'd Dryads of the shady wood; Or azure daughters of the silver flood; Or human voice? but issuing from the shades, Why cease I straight to learn what sound invades?
الصفحة 59 - Thus, thus find out the destined shore, and then (If Jove ordains it) mix with happier men, Whate'er thy fate, the ills our wrath could raise Shall last remember'd in thy best of days.
الصفحة 87 - ... height. There on each side ran walls of flaming brass, Zoned on the summit with a blue bright mass Of cornice; and the doors were framed of gold ; Where, underneath, the brazen floor doth glass Silver pilasters, which with grace uphold Lintel of silver framed ; the ring was burnished gold. And dogs on each side of the doors there stand, Silver and gold, the which in ancient day Hephaestus wrought with cunning brain and hand, And set for sentinels to hold the way. Death cannot tame them, nor the...
الصفحة 170 - Though borne by twenty feet, though arm'd with twenty hands ; Smooth as the polish of the mirror rise The slippery sides, and shoot into the skies. Full in the centre of this rock...
الصفحة 144 - I assault the dame. Struck with unusual fear, she trembling cries, She faints, she falls ; she lifts her weeping eyes. " ' What art thou? say! from whence, from whom you came ? O more than human ! tell thy race, thy name.
الصفحة 300 - Ulysses handled the great bow, trying it, whether it had taken any hurt ; but the suitors thought scorn of him. Then when he had found it to be without flaw, just as a minstrel fastens a string upon his harp, and strains it to the pitch, so he strung the bow without toil ; and holding the string in his right hand, he tried its tone, and the tone was sweet as the voice of a swallow. Then he took an arrow from the quiver, and laid the notch upon the string and drew it, sitting as he was, and the arrow...

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