The Works of Virgil; In Latin & English. the Aeneid Volume 4

The Works of Virgil; In Latin & English. the Aeneid Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1778 edition. Excerpt: ...impetuous to the plain; Lead, lead, brave Volusus, our Ardean train, And summon to the fight the Volscian force; 650 Thou, thou, Messapus, range th' embattled horse, And join great Coras, and his brother's care, Wide o'er the field to spread the op'ning war. AH, all, be ready; with divided pow'rs, Guard you the passes; you defend the tow'rs. 655 Bend you to battle; and, in firm array, Attend your gen'ral where he leads the way. The troops obey; and, gath'ring at the call, Pour in tumultuous heaps to guard the wall. The penfive father of the Latian state 66a (Confus'd, amaz'd) suspended the debate; And his own conduct blames, that he refign'd To the queen's counsel his compliant mind; On such wrong motives rais'd an impious war, And robb'd the Trojan of the promis'd fair. 665 To fink a trench before the gates, they run, Fix the strong pile, and roll the pond'rous stone. Alarm'd, and summon'd by the trumpet's sound, Boys, maids, and matrons, croud the ramparts round. All aids these dire extremities demand, 670 Fire ev'ry heart, and strengthen ev'ry hand. Nee non ad templum summasque ad Palladis arces Subvehitur magna matrum regina caterva, Dona ferens: juxtaque comes Lavinia virgo, Caufla mali tanti, oculos dejecta decoros. 486 Succedunt matres, ac templum ture vaporant; Et maestas aito fundunt dc limine voces: Armipotens belli praescs, Tritonia virgo, Frange manu telum Phrygii praedonis, et ipsum Pronum sterne solo, portisque effunde sub altis. 485 Cingitur ipsc furens certatim in proelia Turnus. Jamque adco Rutulum thoraca indutus ahenis Horrebat squamis, surasque incluserat auro, Tempora nudus adhuc; laterique adeinxerat enscm, Fulgebatque aha decurrens aureus arce: 400 Exsultatque animis, et spe jam praecipit hostem. Qualis, ubi abruptis fugit...show more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236519914
  • 9781236519917