A Vindication of Homer and of the Ancient Poets and Historians, who Have Recorded the Siege and Fall of Troy: In Answer to Two Late Publications of Mr. Bryant. With a Map and Plates

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W. Blanchard, 1798 - Trojan War - 124 pages
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Page 85 - Mean-time the * Monarch of the watery main Obferv'd the Thunderer, nor obferv'd in vain. In Samothracia, on a mountain's brow, Whofe waving woods o'erhung the deeps below, 20 He fate ; and round him caft his azure eyej, Where Ida's mifty tops confus'dly rife ; * Neptune.
Page 88 - Mark how resistless through the floods he goes, And boldly bids the warring gods be foes ! But nor that force, nor form divine to sight...
Page 87 - Where the high watch-tower overlooks the plain ; Now where the fig-trees fpread their umbrage broad (A wider compafs) fmoke along the road. Next by Scamander's double fource they bound...
Page 49 - And frantic Passions hear thy soft control. On Thracia's hills the Lord of War Has curbed the fury of his car And dropped his thirsty lance at thy command. Perching on the...
Page 90 - Tlic cold spring gushes out from four or five crevices at the foot of the rock, which forms the foreground of this picture. At the small distance here delineated, another spring arises, which, at the time I was there, was of considerable warmth.
Page 76 - There feems befides to be ftill lefs reafon for fuppofing it to have exifted in Egypt. Conjectures upon Homer's life and writings may be anfwered by other conjectures, but in reality as they prove nothing, they need not be anfwered at all...
Page 85 - Thunderer, nor obferv'd in vain. In Samothracia, on a mountain's brow, Whofe waving woods o'erhung the deeps below, 1r He fate; and round him caft his azure eyes, Where Ida's mifty tops confus'dly rife ; B z Below* * Neptune.
Page 32 - ... a crowd of unwarranted names to fupport them. Nor can we but admire at the contradictory nature of this proceeding; that names of works, which either never were in being, or never worthy to live...
Page 3 - B's.) ftatements are always perfectly fair: And, if he finds, that interpretations are given by him to clafjka!

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