What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Alexandrine allusion Ambarvalia Augustus bard Battle of Actium beauty Bithynia bride brother Caesar's Callimachus Calvus Catullus Catullus's CHAPTEE charms Cicero Clodia compliment Corcyra Cranstoun Cynthia death Delia Domitius Marsus Eclogues elegiac elegy English Eoman Eome epic epithalamium eyes fair fame fancy fate favour festival fickle fond fourth book GEOGRAPHY gods grace Greek hair happy hath heart hints honour Horace Hymen Hymenaeus Jove kiss learned Lesbia less light literary love's lover lyre Maecenas maid maidens Mamurra Manlius Matronalia Messala's mind mistress Muse nature Nemesis nuptial o'er Ovid passion patron Peleus perhaps picture poem poet poet's poetic poetry praetor praise probably Propertius Propertius's reader rural rustic seems shore Sirmio song spirit strain sweet Tarpeia tell tender thee themes Theodore Martin Theseus Thetis thine thou Tibullus Tibullus's tion translation tress Umbrian vein Venus verses Virgil vows whilst youth
Page 90 - What time would spare from steel receives its date, And monuments, like men, submit to fate : Steel could the labour of the gods destroy, And strike to dust...
Page 70 - And soon, to be completely blest, Soon may a young Torquatus rise ; Who, hanging on his mother's breast, To his known sire shall turn his eyes, Outstretch his infant arms awhile, Half ope his little lips, and smile.
Page 21 - LOVES and Graces mourn with me, Mourn, fair youths, where'er ye be! Dead my Lesbia's sparrow is, Sparrow, that was all her bliss, Than her very eyes more dear; For he made her dainty cheer, Knew her well, as any maid Knows her mother, never strayed From her bosom, but would go Hopping round her to and fro, And to her, and her alone, Chirrup'd with such pretty tone. Now he treads that gloomy track, Whence none ever may come back. Out upon you, and your power, Which all fairest things devour, Orcus'...