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Amalthea Amid ancient arms arts awful bards beauty Beauty's behold bends bloom bosom breast breath brow charms country's croud dæmon deeds delight Diodorus Siculus disferent divine doth dread dwell e'er earth Edonian eternal fair faithful fame fancy fate fense flame flowers forms foul frame freedom genius gloom glory grove guardian hand haply harmonious hast hath haunt heart heaven Hesiod honour hope hour human hymns immortal Jove laws Lycurgus lyre maid Megacles mind mortal Muse Muse's Naiads nature nature's nobler Nymphs o'er passions paths patriot Peneus Pindar Pisistratus Plato pleasure pomp praise radiant reign ridiculous rife rill round sacred sage scene scorn shade shame Shines sield sire sirst six'd smiles smiling band song sons soul springs strain streams sublime sway sweet taught Tethys thee Theogony things thou thought throne toil tongue truth vale virtue Virtue's voice whate'er Xerxes youth
Page 29 - When guilt brings down the thunder, call'd aloud On Tully's name, and shook his crimson steel, And bade the father of his country hail ? For lo ! the tyrant prostrate on the dust, And Rome again is free...
Page 15 - Hence the green earth, and wild resounding waves, Hence light and shade alternate ; warmth and cold, And clear autumnal skies and vernal showers, And all the fair variety of things.
Page 80 - Hence when lightning fires The arch of Heaven, and thunders rock the ground. When furious whirlwinds rend the howling air. And Ocean, groaning from his lowest bed, Heaves his tempestuous billows to the sky ; Amid the mighty uproar, while below The nations tremble, SHAKSPEARE looks abroad From some high cliff, superior, and enjoys The elemental war.
Page 80 - SHAKSPEARE looks abroad From some high cliff, superior, and enjoys The elemental war. But WALLER longs...
Page 116 - Decrees its province in the common toil. To some she taught the fabric of the sphere, The changeful moon, the circuit of the stars, The golden zones of heaven ; to some she gave To weigh the moment of eternal things, Of time...
Page 243 - Presents her tuneful sons to Time, So mark thou Milton's name ; And add, " Thus differs from the throng The spirit which inform'd thy awful song, Which bade thy potent voice protect thy country's fame.
Page 74 - O'er these mixt treasures of his pregnant breast, With conscious pride. From them he oft resolves To frame he knows not what excelling things ; And win he knows not what sublime reward Of praise and wonder.
Page 326 - The language of our fathers. Here he dwelt For many a cheerful day. These ancient walls Have often heard him, while his legends blithe He sang; of love, or knighthood, or the wiles Of homely life; through each estate and age, The fashions and the follies of the world With cunning hand portraying.