A Poetical Translation of the Elegies of Tibullus;: And of the Poems of Sulpicia. With the Original Text, and Notes Critical and Explanatory. In Two Volumes, Volumen2

A. Millar, in the Strand., 1759

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Página 194 - In life's last scene what prodigies surprise, Fears of the brave, and follies of the wise ! From Marlb'rough's eyes the streams of dotage flow, And Swift expires a driv'ler and a show.
Página 192 - That life protracted is protracted woe. Time hovers o'er, impatient to destroy, And shuts up all the passages of joy: In vain their gifts the bounteous seasons pour, The fruit autumnal, and the vernal...
Página 85 - I will show wonders in the heavens and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke. The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and the terrible day of the Lord come.
Página 241 - While with soft sorrow he renews his lays, Nor heedful of their envy, nor their praise. But, soon as Emma's eyes adorn the plain, His notes he raises to a nobler strain, With dutiful respect and studious fear ; Lest any careless sound offend her ear.
Página 210 - When firft on this delightful land he fpreads His orient beams, on herb, tree, fruit, and...
Página 193 - But unextinguish'd av'rice still remains, And dreaded losses aggravate his pains; He turns, with anxious heart and crippled hands...
Página 233 - Quench'd in dark clouds of slumber lie The terror of his beak, and light'nings of his eye.
Página 85 - And when I shall put thee out, I will cover the heaven, and make • the stars thereof dark • I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give her light. All the bright lights of heaven will I make dark over thee, and set darkness upon thy land, saith the Lord GOD.
Página 253 - Her heart denies it, though her lips obey. She burns, that altar as the flames devour ; She burns, and slights the safety in her power. So may the boy, whose chains you proudly wear...
Página 80 - When th' humble roof Anchises' son explor'd Of good Evander, -wealth-despising king, Amid the thickets ; so revolves the scene ; So time ordains, who rolls the things of pride From dust again to dust. Behold that heap Of...

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