Homeric ballads; with tr. and notes by W. Maginn

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Strana 84 - Two generations now had pass'd away, Wise by his rules, and happy by his sway ; Two ages o'er his native realm he reign'd, And now the' example of the third remain'd.
Strana 159 - In the mouth of the foolish is a rod of pride: but the lips of the wise shall preserve them. 4 Where no oxen are, the crib is clean; but much increase is by the strength of the ox.
Strana 88 - Arsinous' daughter, graced with golden hairs: (Whom to his aged arms, a royal slave, Greece, as the prize of Nestor's wisdom gave:) A table first with azure feet she placed; Whose ample orb a brazen charger graced; Honey...
Strana 213 - Declare sincerely to no foe's demand Thy name, thy lineage, and paternal land. Prepare, then, said Telemachus, to know A tale from falsehood free, not free from woe. From Ithaca, of royal birth, I came...
Strana 212 - In Hyperesia's groves he made abode, And taught mankind the counsels of the god. From him sprung Theoclymenus, who found (The sacred wine yet foaming on the ground) Telemachus: whom, as to Heaven he press'd His ardent vows, the stranger thus address'd: "O thou!
Strana 149 - But when by the hound his king was known, Wagged was the fawning tail ; Backward his close-clapped ears were thrown, And up to his master's side had he flown, But his limbs he felt to fail. Odysseus saw, and turned aside To wipe away the tear ; From Eumaeus he chose his grief to hide, And " Strange, passing strange, is the sight...

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