Miscellaneous Works of His Late Excellency Matthew Prior, Esq; Consisting of Poems on Several Occasions, Viz.

Miscellaneous Works of His Late Excellency Matthew Prior, Esq; Consisting of Poems on Several Occasions, Viz. : Epistles, Tales, Satires, Epigrams, &C., with Some Select Latin Performances. Now First Published from His Original Manuscripts

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1740 edition. Excerpt: ...(Him forma exilis, quam gloria parva videtur Altera primzeva-: dum surgit ad atria lucis, Delicias inter vivas, A fontefiuentes Et sacrum illud opus, Pcellatum, illustre'Volumen Membranaa in morem crepitantibus urere flammis: 2. Terramquc DE MUNDI VANITATE. 265 Terramqne extemplo, divulsam a sedibus imis, Solus ab eterno, prima ante exordia rerum;-. OMN1PoTENs, Ether, Tellus, Make, -Sydera--fiant', DE MUNDI VANITATE. 267 Plurima qui novit; sed cernunt temporis orrmes Scilicet occulti fatum, eventusque futuros. Jamque adeo dirimunt Vates, vietique Sophislz Commisias verborum acies Gc inania bella. At non Rabbim', Lagicz' non cedere ndrunt; Usque recedentes certant; campoque relifto Inviti adrnittunt ingrata Silentia pacis, Dedecorique Artiscupiunt obducere nubem. Diverfis eadem lin-guis narrate laborant; Per longas verborum ambages cognita rerum.. Exponunt; vanas leges praaceptaque fingunt, ' Artifices voces, 65 dissona verba Scholarum 5 ' Dogmata fucatis male fulta coloribus artis, .'. .'-Argutosque Sales Rationi opponere certant. Nec mora, quin sese fludia in contrariafscindit Discors turba Senum: quod fortiter asserit Ille, Hicnegat; hostili lingua fibi quisque vicifiim Appetit alterius raptam de fronte coronam.-Ut 274. SOLOMON Jamq; aderam immenfi cupidis miracula Sumptus Percurrens oculis---vidi, indoluique videndo. Pcrnituit moles nimium accelerafle superbas; Namque Opere extrudo fugit ambitiosa Voluptas. Anxietas infefia novas volitavit ad IEdes, Et Dolor auraturrl circa Laqueare pependit. And juvat ah T halami Splendor? quid purpura? grandi Sxpe toro insomnis membra irrequieta rotabam: Hazsit adhuc mala Cura, animum comitata fiagacem, Limitis impatiens, Be certa-2 nescia sedis, Notftes atque dies vexans; lentoque per hortos DE...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236839501
  • 9781236839503