The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Svazek 3

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W. Pickering, 1832
 

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Strana 17 - And unburied remain Inglorious on the plain : Give the vengeance due To the valiant crew ! Behold how they toss their torches on high, How they point to the Persian abodes And glittering temples of their hostile gods.
Strana 17 - See the Furies arise! See the snakes that they rear How they hiss in their hair, And the sparkles that flash from their eyes!
Strana 4 - From harmony, from heavenly harmony This universal frame began : From harmony to harmony Through all the compass of the notes it ran, The diapason closing full in Man.
Strana 16 - Think, O think it worth enjoying! Lovely Thais sits beside thee, Take the good the gods provide thee.
Strana 4 - Less than a god they thought there could not dwell Within the hollow of that shell, That spoke so sweetly, and so well. What passion cannot Music raise and quell?
Strana 13 - And heavenly joys inspire. The song began from Jove, Who left his blissful seats above — Such is the power of mighty love ! A dragon's fiery form belied the god ; Sublime on radiant spires he rode, When he to fair Olympia...
Strana 186 - Tales, their humours, their features, and the very dress, as distinctly as if I had supped with them at the Tabard in Southwark.
Strana 12 - TwAS at the royal feast for Persia won By Philip's warlike son: Aloft in awful state The godlike hero sate On his imperial throne...
Strana 183 - I have endeavoured to choose such fables, both ancient and modern, as contain in each of them some instructive moral ; which I could prove by induction, but the way is tedious ; and they leap foremost into sight, without the reader's trouble of looking after them. I wish I could affirm with a safe conscience, that I had taken the same care in all my former writings...
Strana 14 - Flushed with a purple grace He shows his honest face : Now give the hautboys breath; he comes, he comes! Bacchus, ever fair and young, Drinking joys did first ordain; Bacchus...

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