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appear arms Augustus bear beneath blood bound breast breath bring called cause charms common crimes crowd dare death deep desire divine earth equal eyes face fair fall fame fate father fear feast field fierce fire flame flow fortune give gods gold hand hast head hear heart Heaven honour hopes hour inspire Italy Jove kind king labour light live look Mæcenas maid mean mind Muse nature never night o'er once Persius plain poet poor praise present pride prove race rage raise rest rich rise Roman Rome round sacred Satire says shine sing slave soul sound tears tell thee things thou thought toil verse vice virtue waves winds wine wise wretch young youth
Strana 147 - From six i' th' hundred to six hundred more ? Indulge, and to thy genius freely give ; For, not to live at ease, is not to live. Death stalks behind thee, and each flying hour Does some loose remnant of thy life devour. Live, while thou liv'st; for death will make us all A name, a nothing but an old wife's tale. Speak : wilt thou Avarice or Pleasure choose To be thy lord? Take one, and one refuse.
Strana 8 - Form'd in the forge, the pliant brass is laid ) On anvils; and of head and limbs are made, > Pans, cans, and piss-pots, a whole kitchen-trade.
Strana 110 - em, and betwixt his grinders caught. Unlike in method, with conceal'd design, Did crafty Horace his low numbers join : And, with a sly insinuating grace, Laugh'd at his friend, and look'd him in the face: Would raise a blush, where secret vice he found ; And tickle, while he gently prob'd the wound.
Strana 240 - Day presses on the heels of day, And moons increase to their decay ; But you, with thoughtless pride elate, Unconscious of impending fate, Command the pillar'd dome to rise, When lo ! thy tomb forgotten lies.
Strana 15 - The tomb, and found the strait dimensions wide : " Death only this mysterious truth unfolds, The mighty soul how small a body holds.
Strana 60 - No vicious dispositions of the mind more obstinately resist both the counsels of philosophy and the injunctions of religion, than those which are complicated with an opinion of dignity ; and which we cannot dismiss without leaving in the hands of opposition some...
Strana 144 - Dama, once a groom of low degree, Not worth a farthing, and a sot beside...
Strana 230 - The man within the golden mean Who can his boldest wish contain, Securely views the ruin'd cell, Where sordid want and sorrow dwell; And in himself serenely great, Declines an envied room of state.