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" With many a weary step, and many a groan, Up the high hill he heaves a huge round stone; The huge round stone, resulting with a bound, Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground. "
Selections from the Poems of Ovid, Chiefly the Metamorphoses - Página 239
por Ovid - 1886
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1830 - 244 páginas
...ships secure without their halsers ride. Laborious and impetuous motion. With many a weary step, an 1 many a groan, Up the high hill he heaves a huge round...stone resulting with a bound, Thunders impetuous down, ana smokes along the ground. Regular and slow movement. First march the heavy mules securely slow;...
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The Royal Readers

Thomas Nelson Publishers - 1893 - 444 páginas
...the drowsy hour ; The partridge bursts away on whirring wings. 13. LABORIOUS AND IMPETUOUS MOTION. With many a weary step and many a groan Up the high...hill he heaves a huge round stone: The huge round ntone, resulting with a bound, Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground li. LANGUAGE COMPARED...
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Orthometry: A Treatise on the Art of Versification and the Technicalities of ...

Robert Frederick Brewer - 1893 - 402 páginas
...other? Pope's adaptation of the Greek passage describing the labour of Sisyphus is well worth quoting : With many a weary step, and many a groan, Up the high...hill he heaves a huge round stone ; The huge round stbne resulting with a bound, Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground. Up to the middle...
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The Nineteenth Century, Volumen35

1894 - 1096 páginas
...Peer should be able to see the handwriting on the wall.] rr 2 Elf -#']n m THE EVICTED TENANTS PROBLEM With many a weary step, and many a groan, Up the high...heaves a huge round stone ; The huge round stone, returning with a bound, Thunders impetuous down and smokes along the ground. THE Sisyphean task which...
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Words: Their Use and Abuse

William Mathews - 1896 - 522 páginas
...flies;" and in Pope's translation of the noted passage in the "Odyssey" describing Sisyphus: "With many a step and many a groan, . Up the high hill he heaves...Thunders Impetuous down, and smokes along the ground." In reading the second line, with its frequent recurrence of the aspirate, one seems to hear the giant...
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The Task: With Tirocinium, and Selections from the Minor Poems, A.D. 1784-1799

William Cowper - 1896 - 348 páginas
...used in its primary and proper sense, ' to leap or fly back.' So in Pope's Homer's Odyss. xi. 736 : ' Up the high hill he heaves a huge round stone ; The huge round stone resuLing with a bound Thunders impetuous down.' l. 809. Cp. Thomson, Hymn xxviii. : * But wand'ring...
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Selections from Ovid: Chiefly the Metamorphoses

Ovid - 1898 - 562 páginas
...he was bound to a revolving fiery wheel. IOI 44. Bolides (a Greek plural), grand-daughters of Beim (daughters of Danaus, hence usually called Danaides)...weary step, and many a groan, Up the high hill he heax£sa huge round stone : The huge round stone, resulting with a bound, Thunders impetuous down,...
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The Age of Fable; Or, Beauties of Mythology

Thomas Bulfinch - 1898 - 570 páginas
...the plain. Again he toiled at it, while the sweat bathed all his weary limbs, but all to no effect. " With many a weary step and many a groan, Up the high hill he heaves a huge round stone." — HOMER (Pope's tr. ). There was Tantalus, who stood in a pool, his chin level with the water, yet...
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Geflügelte Worte: der Citatenschatz des deutschen Volkes

Georg Büchmann - 1898 - 824 páginas
...ihnen das stärkste Mass sinnlich nachahmender Bewegung zu erteilen versucht hat: „The huge ronnd stone, resulting with a bound, Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground." Wie sehr auch Voss den Popcschen Homer verachtete und bespöttelte, zu seinem Donnergepolter liess...
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Johnson's Life of Pope [ed.] by P. Peterson

Samuel Johnson - 1899 - 228 páginas
...attempts has been to describe the labour of Sisyphus : With many a weary step, and many a groan, Up a high hill he heaves a huge round stone, The huge round...Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground. Who does not perceive the stone to move slowly upward, and roll violently back ? But set the same numbers...
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