A Classical Dictionary: Containing Brief and Accurate Accounts of the Proper Names Mentioned in Classical Literature

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Edward Sylvester Ellis
Penn Publishing Company, 1900 - 208

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Strona 46 - His life was gentle, and the elements So mix'd in him that Nature might stand up And say to all the world, 'This was a man!
Strona 123 - Persians' grave, I could not deem myself a slave. A king sate on the rocky brow Which looks o'er sea-born Salamis; And ships, by thousands, lay below, And men in nations; - all were his! He counted them at break of day And when the sun set where were they?
Strona 199 - Timotheus, placed on high Amid the tuneful quire, With flying fingers touched the lyre: The trembling notes ascend the sky And heavenly joys inspire. The song began from Jove...
Strona 59 - And trims his helmet's plume ; When the goodwife's shuttle merrily Goes flashing through the loom ; With weeping and with laughter Still is the story told, How well Horatius kept the bridge In the brave days of old.
Strona 12 - THE winds are high on Helle's wave, As on that night of stormy water When Love, who sent, forgot to save The young, the beautiful, the brave, The lonely hope of Sestos
Strona 21 - Ye shall not pile, with servile toil, Your monuments upon my breast, Nor yet within the common soil Lay down the wreck of Power to rest ; Where man can boast that he has trod On him, that was
Strona 190 - A monster, having the head and breasts of a woman, the body of a dog, the tail of a serpent, the wings of a bird, and the paws of a lion.
Strona 194 - Melpomene, one of the Muses, daughter of Jupiter and Mnemosyne. She presided over tragedy. Horace has addressed the finest of his odes to her, as to the patroness of lyric poetry.
Strona 100 - 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.
Strona 114 - Or, turning to the Vatican, go see LaocoOn's torture dignifying pain— A father's love and mortal's agony With an immortal's patience blending...

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