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" Let others better mould the running mass Of metals, and inform the breathing brass, And soften into flesh, a marble face ; Plead better at the bar ; describe the skies, And when the stars descend, and when they rise. "
Microcosm. General index - Page 169
by Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823
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An Enquiry Into the Morals of the Ancients

George England - Electronic books - 1735 - 369 pages
...*Plead better at the Bar, defcribe the Skies, And when the Stars defcend, and -when they rife : ut, Rome, 'tis thine alone, with awful Sway To rule Mankind, and make the World obey, 'Diffofing 'Peace and War thy own majeftick Way. • DRYDE N. THE Romans, however, have given fome...
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The Works of Virgil, Volume 2

Virgil - Agriculture - 1803
...running mass Of metals, and inform the breathing brass, And soften into flesh a marble face; 1 170 Plead better at the bar; describe the skies, And when...awful sway, To rule mankind, and make the world obey, 1 1 74 Disposing peace and war thy own majestic way; To tame the proud, the fetter'd slave to free...
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The Method of Teaching and Studying the Belles Lettres: Or, An Introduction ...

Charles Rollin - Education - 1804
...inform the breathing brass, " And soften into flesh a marble face : " Plead better at the bar, &c. " But Rome, 'tis thine alone, with awful sway " To rule mankind, and make the world obey. " To tame the proud, the fetter'd slave to free : " These are imperial arts, and worthy thce !" DRYDEX....
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The works of Virgil, tr. into Engl. verse by mr. Dryden. Carey, Volume 3

Publius Vergilius Maro - 1806
...running mass Of metals, and inform the breathing brass, And soften into flesh a marble face ; 1170 Plead better at the bar; describe the skies, And when...awful sway, To rule mankind, and make the world obey, 1 17 1 Disposing peace and war thy own majestic way; To tame the proud, the fetterM slave to free :...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...the running mass 1 Of metals, and inform the breathing brass, And soften into flesh a marble face ; Plead better at the bar ; describe the skies, And...obey, Disposing peace and war thy own majestic way ; J To tame the proud, the fettered slave to free : — These are imperial arts, and worthy thee."...
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The ancient history of the Egyptians, Carthaginians [&c.] Transl, Volume 8

Charles Rollin - 1808
...breathing brass, > And soften into flesh a marble face; J Plead better at the bar, describe the skie?, And when the stars descend and when they rise; But, Rome, 'tis thine alone with aweful sway } To rule mankind, and make the world obey; > Disposing peace and war thy own majestic...
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The Manners of the Ancient Israelites ...

Claude Fleury - Bible - 1809 - 389 pages
...&c. Let others better mould the running mass •;.-• Of metals, and inform the breathing brass — But Rome, 'tis thine alone with awful sway, To rule mankind, and make the world obey : — To tame the proud, the fettered race to free, .. , . These are imperial arts, and worthy thee....
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Pope's Homer's ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...running mass Of medals, and inform the breathing brass; And soften into flesh a marble face : Plea 1 better at the bar ; describe the skies, And when the stars descend, and when they rise. But, ome, 'tis thine alone, \vi-u awful sway, To rule mankind, and make the world obey , Disponier peace,...
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Pope's Homer's Iliad and Odyssey ; Dryden's Virgil and Juvenal ; Pitt's ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...miming mass Of me-lals, and inform the breathing brass; And soften into 6esh a marble face : Pleail better at the bar ; describe the skies, And when the stars descend, and wh-n they rise. But, Rome, 'tis thine alone, with awful sway, To rule mankind, and make the world obey...
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The Works of the Greek and Roman Poets, Volume 11, Parts 3-4

Greek literature - 1813
...mould the ruuning mass Of metals, and inform the breathing brass, And soften into flesh a marble face ; Plead better at the bar ; describe the skies, And...when the stars descend, and when they rise. But, Rome I 'tis thine alone, with awful sway, To rule mankind, and make the world obey, Disposing peace and...
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