The Works of Horace: Translated Into Verse, Volume 2

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W. Flexney, ... Mess. Johnson and Company ... and T. Caslon, 1767

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Page 251 - By music minds an equal temper know, Nor swell too high, nor sink too low. If in the breast tumultuous joys arise, Music her soft assuasive voice applies ; Or when the soul is press'd with cares, Exalts her in enlivening airs. Warriors she fires with animated sounds ; Pours balm into the bleeding lover's wounds...
Page 253 - Defcend from Pelion to the main. Tranfported demi-gods flood round, . And men grew heroes at the found, Enflam'd with glory's charms : Each chief his...
Page 259 - Eurydica the rocks and hollow mountains rung. VII. Mufic the fierceft grief can charm, And fate's fevereft rage difarm : Mufic can foften pain to eafe, And make defpair and madnefs pleafe : Our joys below it can improve, And antedate the blifs above. This the divine Cecilia found, And to her maker's praife confin'd the found. When the full organ joins the tuneful quire, Th...
Page 253 - Love, strong as death, the poet led To the pale nations of the dead...
Page 253 - Tranfported demi-gods flood round, And men grew heroes at the found, Enflam'd with glory's charms : Each chief his fev'nfold fhield difplay'd, 45 And half unfheath'd the fhining blade : And feas, and rocks, and fkies rebound To arms, to arms, to arms ! IV. But when thro
Page 259 - When the full organ joins the tuneful quire, Th' immortal pow'rs incline their ear Borne on the swelling notes our souls aspire, While solemn airs improve the sacred fire ; And angels lean from heav'n to hear.
Page 255 - Glitt'ring thro' the gloomy glades ; By the youths that dy'd for love, WandVing in the myrtle grove, Reftore, reftore Eurydice to life : Oh take the hufband, or return the wife...
Page 76 - Nubium tractus. Ego apis Matinae More modoque Grata carpentis thyma per laborem Plurimum circa nemus uvidique Tiburis ripas operosa parvus Carmina fingo.
Page 66 - ... non omnis moriar multaque pars mei vitabit Libitinam; usque ego postera crescam laude recens, dum Capitolium scandet cum tacita virgine pontifex : dicar, qua violens obstrepit Aufidus et qua pauper aquae Daunus agrestium regnavit populorum, ex humili potens princeps Aeolium carmen ad Italos deduxisse modos. sume superbiam quaesitam meritis et mihi Delphica lauro cinge volens, Melpomene, comam.
Page 174 - ... solutus ambulat veneficae scientioris carmine. non usitatis, Vare, potionibus, o multa fleturum caput, ad me recurres, nec vocata mens tua 75 Marsis redibit vocibus : maius parabo, maius infundam tibi fastidienti poculum, priusque caelum sidet inferius mari, tellure porrecta super, 80 quam non amore sic meo flagres uti bitumen atris ignibus.

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