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Tragedies: Literally Translated Into English Prose, with Notes, Volym 7
Fragmentarisk förhandsgranskning - 1837
Ajax ancient appear arms bear behold body bring called cause child Chorus coming consider Creon daughter dead death deed dreadful earth Edipus evil expression eyes fall fate father fear feel foot force friends gain give gods gone Greeks hand hast thou hath hear heard heaven Hermann hither hold honour hope Jocasta Jove king land laws least light live longer look means mind mortal mother Musgrave nature never once Orestes pain passage Philoctetes possess present reading sayest seems sense sent shalt speak spirit stranger suffer sure taken tell thee thine things thou art thou hast thyself Tiresias translates truth turn Ulysses unhappy utter whole wilt wish woman wretched
Sida 68 - He who hath bent him o'er the dead, Ere the first day of death is fled ; The first dark day of nothingness, The last of danger and distress...
Sida 442 - This is the excellent foppery of the world, that, when we are sick in fortune, often the surfeit of our own behaviour, we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon, and the stars...
Sida 347 - There's nothing in this world can make me joy : Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale, Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man ; And bitter shame hath spoil'd the sweet world's taste, That it yields nought but shame and bitterness.
Sida 257 - In peace, Love tunes the shepherd's reed; In war, he mounts the warrior's steed; In halls, in gay attire is seen; In hamlets, dances on the green. Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above ; For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Sida 359 - The heavens themselves, the planets, and this centre, Observe degree, priority, and place, Insisture, course, proportion, season, form, Office, and custom, in all line of order...
Sida 158 - Between the acting of a dreadful thing And the first motion, all the interim is Like a phantasma, or a hideous dream : The genius, and the mortal instruments, Are then in council; and the state of man, Like to a little kingdom, suffers then The nature of an insurrection.
Sida 209 - Merciful heaven! What, man! ne'er pull your hat upon your brows; Give sorrow words: the grief that does not speak Whispers the o'erfraught heart, and bids it break.
Sida 163 - Argos' fruitful shore, There shalt thou live his son, his honours share, And with Orestes' self divide his care. Yet more : three daughters in his court are bred, And each well worthy of a royal bed ; Laodice and Iphigenia fair, And bright Chrysothemis with golden hair; Her...