The poems of Ovid: selections

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Pagina 287 - Then to the well-trod stage anon If Jonson's learned sock be on, Or sweetest Shakespeare, Fancy's child, Warble his native wood-notes wild.
Pagina 213 - From heaven, they fabled, thrown by angry Jove Sheer o'er the crystal battlements : from morn To noon he fell, from noon to dewy eve, A summer's day ; and with the setting sun Dropt from the zenith like a falling star, On Lemnos the /Egean isle : thus they relate...
Pagina 199 - ... but the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men.
Pagina 220 - But, look, the morn in russet mantle clad, Walks o'er the dew of yon high eastern hill.
Pagina 204 - And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made : And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth.
Pagina 240 - Goddess sage and holy! Hail, divinest Melancholy! Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view...
Pagina 122 - Cum subit illius tristissima noctis imago, Qua mihi supremum tempus in Urbe fuit, Cum repeto noctem, qua tot mihi cara reliqui, Labitur ex oculis nunc quoque gutta meis.
Pagina 119 - Pascitur in vivis Livor ; post fata quiescit, Cum suus ex merito quemque tuetur honos.
Pagina 292 - Talia jactanti stridens Aquilone procella Velum adversa ferit, fluctusque ad sidera tollit. Franguntur remi ; tum prora avertit, et undis Dat latus ; insequitur cumulo praeruptus aquae mons. Hi summo in fluctu pendent ; his unda dehiscens Terram inter fluctus aperit ; furit aestus arenis.
Pagina 83 - Calymne, cum puer audaci coepit gaudere volatu deseruitque ducem caelique cupidine tractus altius egit iter. rapidi vicinia solis mollit odoratas, pennarum vincula, ceras; tabuerant cerae: nudos quatit ille lacertos, remigioque carens non ullas percipit auras, oraque caerulea patrium clamantia nomen excipiuntur aqua, quae nomen traxit ab illo. at pater infelix, nee iam pater, "Icare," dixit, "Icare," dixit, "ubi es? qua te regione requiram?" "Icare" dicebat: pennas aspexit in undis devovitque suas...

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