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M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 2, line 628 (search)
Rouse Egypt's kings; Tigranes, wholly mine, 'And Pharnaces and all the vagrant tribes 'Of both Armenias; and the Pontic hordes, ' Warlike and fierce; the dwellers on the hills 'Rhipaean, and by that dead northern marsh 'Whose frozen surface bears the loaded wain. Why further stay thee? Let the eastern world Sound with the war, all cities of the earth 'Conquered by me, as vassals, to my camp 'Send all their levied hosts. And you whose names 'Within the Latian book recorded stand, 'Strike for Epirus with the northern wind; 'And thence in Greece and Macedonian tracts, (While winter gives us peace) new strength acquire 'For coming conflicts.' They obey his words And loose their ships and launch upon the main. But Caesar's might, intolerant of peace Or lengthy armistice, lest now perchance The fates might change their edicts, swift pursued The footsteps of his foe. To other men, So many cities taken at a blow, So many strongholds captured, might suffice; And Rome herself, the mistress of t
M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 3, line 169 (search)
e river Alpheus of the Peloponnesus passed under the sea and reappeared in the fountain of Arethusa at Syracuse. A goblet was said to have been thrown into the river in Greece, and to have reappeared in the Sicilian fountain. See the note in Grote's 'History of Greece,' Edition 1862, vol. ii., p. 8. Alpheus who in far Sicilian lands Beyond the billows seeks the day again: Arcadian Maenalus, and OEta loved By Hercules, and old Dodona's oaks Are left to silence; for the sacred train With all Epirus rushes to the war. Athens, deserted at the call to arms, Yet found three vessels in Apollo's port To prove her triumph o'er the Persian king. Next seek the battle Creta's hundred tribes Beloved of Jove and rivalling the east In skill to wing the arrow from the bow. The walls of Dardan Oricum, the woods Where Athamanians wander, and the banks Of swift Absyrtus foaming to the main Are left forsaken. Enchelaean tribes Whose king was Cadmus, and whose name records His transformation,As a serpent
M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 5, line 1 (search)
f Atlas. daughters down, and Haemus' slopes Were white with winter, and the day drew nigh Devoted to the god who leads the months, And marking with new names the book of Rome, When came the Fathers from their distant posts By both the Consuls to Epirus called These were the Consuls for the expiring year, B.C. 49 - Caius Marcellus and L. Lentulus Crus. Ere yet their year was dead: a foreign land Obscure received the magistrates of Rome; A senate sojourning in foreign lands Held there high questire, are exiles.That is to say, Caesar's Senate at Rome could boast of those Senators only whom it had, before Pompeius' flight, declared public enemies. But they were to be regarded as exiles, having lost their rights, rather than the Senators in Epirus, who were in full possession of theirs. Ignorant of war, 'Its crimes and bloodshed, through long years of peace, 'Ye fled its outburst: now in session all 'Are here assembled. See ye how the gods Weigh down Italia's loss by all the world 'Thrown
M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 5, line 476 (search)
uggard, not to leave him. Long ago I ran my ships midway through sands and shoals To harbours held by foes; and dost thou fear My friendly camp? I mourn the waste of days 'Which fate allotted us. Upon the waves And winds I call unceasing: hold not back Thy willing troops, but let them dare the sea; Here gladly shall they come to join my camp, Though risking shipwreck: with indignant voice I call upon thee. Not in equal shares 'The world has fallen between us: thou alone Dost hold Italia, but Epirus I And all the lords of Rome.' Twice called and thrice Antonius lingered still: but Caesar's mind Was that he failed the gods, not they his cause. By night he braved the strait which others feared Though bidden: for he knew that daring deeds Are safely wrought beneath the smile of heaven: And thus he hoped in fragile boat to cross The stormy billows fearful to a fleet. Now gentle night had brought repose from arms; And sleep, blest guardian of the poor man's couch, Restored the weary; and the
M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 6, line 263 (search)
es, being urged into a frenzy and mistaking him for a wild beast. She then retired to another Thebes, in Phthiotis, in triumph, with his head and shoulders. By another legend she did not leave the Boeotian Thebes. (See Grote, vol. i., p. 220. Edit. 1862.) where once Agave bore in exile to the pyre (Grieving 'twas all she had) the head and neck Of Pentheus massacred. The lake set free Flowed forth in many rivers: to the west AEas,AEas was a river flowing from the boundary of Thessaly through Epirus to the Ionian Sea. The sire of Isis, or Io, was Inachus; but the river of that name is usually placed in the Argive territory. a gentle stream; nor stronger flows The sire of Isis ravished from his arms; And Achelous, rival for the hand Of OEneus' daughter, rolls his earthy flood A river rising in Mount Pindus and flowing into the Ionian Sea nearly opposite to Ithaca. At its mouth the sea has been largely silted up. To silt the shore beside the neighbouring isles. Evenus The god of this riv