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" I saw the passions' pliant slave In gallant trim and gay, His course was pleasure's placid wave, His life a summer's day. "
Poems, from the Portuguese of Luis de Camoens, with notes &c. by visct ... - Page 45
by Luis Vaz de Camoens - 1803 - 159 pages
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The Masterpieces and the History of Literature: Analysis ..., Volume 3

Julian Hawthorne - 1906
...virtuous man contend With life's unnumbered woes ; And he was poor, — without a friend, — Pressed by a thousand foes. I saw the Passions' pliant slave...summer's day. And I was caught in Folly's snare, And joined her giddy train, — But found her soon the nurse of Care, And Punishment, and Pain. There surely...
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The Midwestern, Volume 1

1906
...virtuous man contend With life's unnumbered woes: And he was poor — without a friend — Pressed by a thousand foes. I saw the Passions' pliant slave...His course was Pleasure's placid wave— His life a summer day. And I was caught in folly's snare, And joined her giddy train — But found her soon the...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 33; Volume 96

1881
...contend With life's unnumbered woes ; And he was poor, without a friend, Pressed by a thousand foes. 1 saw the Passions' pliant slave In gallant trim, and...His course was Pleasure's placid wave, His life a summer day. And I was caught in Folly's snare And joined her giddy train ; But found her soon the nurse...
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The Catholic Weekly Instructor, Volume 3

1846
...the virtuous man content With life's nnnumber'd woes; And he was poor,— without a friend, Presa'd by a thousand foes. I saw the passions' pliant slave In gallant trim and gay ; Hi* course was pleasure's phvcid wave, Ilia life a summer's day. And I was caught in folly's snare,...
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