Plutarch's Lives, 2권

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Harper & brothers, 1840
 

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283 페이지 - Did no subverted empire mark his end? Did rival monarchs give the fatal wound? Or hostile millions press him to the ground His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand. He left the name at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale! Johnson.
283 페이지 - lord of pleasure, and of pain; No joys to him pacific sceptres yield. War sounds the trump, he rushes to the field. Behold surrounding kings their power combine, And one capitulate and one resign; Peace courts his hand, but spreads her charms in vain: " Think nothing gain'd," he cried, "till nought remain On Moscow's walls, till
283 페이지 - till nought remain On Moscow's walls, till Gothic standards fly, And all be mine beneath the polar sky." The march begins in military state, And nations on his eye suspended wait; Stem famine guards the solitary coast, And winter barricades the realm of frost: He comes—not want and cold his course delayHide, blushing glory, hide Pultowa's day!
283 페이지 - cold his course delayHide, blushing glory, hide Pultowa's day! The vanquished hero leaves his broken bands, And shows his miseries in distant lands. Condemn'da needy suppliant to wait, While ladies interpose and slaves debate. But did not chance at length her error mend 1 Did no subverted empire mark his end? Did rival
68 페이지 - the last Iliad, which is thus translated by Pope:— Two urns by Jove's high throne have ever stood, The source of evil one, and one of good. From thence the cup of mortal man he fills, Blessings to these, to those distributes ills; To most he mingles both; the wretch decreed To taste the bad, unmix'd, is curs'd indeed.
178 페이지 - Dog's Grave. We certainly ought not to treat living creatures like shoes or household goods, which when worn out with use, we throw away; and were it only to learn benevolence to human kind, we should be merciful to other creatures. For my own part, I would not sell even an old ox that had
68 페이지 - From thence the cup of mortal man he fills, Blessings to these, to those distributes ills; To most he mingles both; the wretch decreed To taste the bad, unmix'd, is curs'd indeed. themselves most happy to whom fortune gives an equal share of good and evil. For
283 페이지 - needy suppliant to wait, While ladies interpose and slaves debate. But did not chance at length her error mend 1 Did no subverted empire mark his end?
69 페이지 - in the Psalms: In the hand of the Lord there is a cup, and he poureth out of the same; as for the dregs thereof, all the ungodly of the earth shall drink
175 페이지 - such a supper hath no need of gold; and I think it more glorious to conquer the owners of it, than to have it myself." Full of these thoughts, Cato returned home, and taking a view of his own estate, his servants, and manner of living, added to his own labour, and retrenched

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