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M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 3, line 84 (search)
himself.' At this Metellus yielded from the path; And as the gates rolled backward, echoed loud Quoted by Dante and applied to the gates of Purgatory. 'Purg.,' ix., 129. The rock Tarpeian, and the temple's depths Gave up the treasure which for centuries No hand had touched: all that the Punic foe And Perses and Philippus conquered gave, And all the gold which Pyrrhus panic-struck Left when he fled: that gold,That is, the gold offered by Pyrrhus, and refused by Fabricius, which, after the final defeat of Pyrrhus, came into the possession of the victors. the price of Rome, Which yet Fabricius sold not, and the hoard Laid up by saving sires; the tribute sent By Asia's richest nations; and the wealth Which conquering Metellus brought from Crete, And Cato See Plutarch, 'Cato,' 34, 39. bore from distant Cyprus home; And last, the riches torn from captive kings And borne before Pompeius when he came In frequent triumph. Thus was robbed the shrine, And Caesar first brought poverty to Rome.
M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 8, line 456 (search)
For Cyprus then They shaped their course, whose altars more than all The goddess loves who from the Paphian wave Sprang, mindful of her birth, if such be truth, And gods have origin. Past the craggy isle Pompeius sailing, left at length astern Its southern cape, and struck across the main With winds transverse and tides; nor reached the mount Grateful to sailors for its nightly gleam: But to the bounds of Egypt hardly won With battling canvas, where divided Nile Pours through the shallows his Pelusian stream.That is, he reached the most eastern mouth of the Nile instead of the western. Now was the season when the heavenly scale Most nearly balances the varying hours, Once only equal; for the wintry day Repays to night her losses of the spring; And Magnus learning that th' Egyptian king Lay by Mount Casius, ere the sun was set Or flagged his canvas, thither steered his ship. Already had a horseman from the shore In rapid gallop to the trembling court Brought news their guest was come.
M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 9, line 117 (search)
First reached they Cyprus on the foamy brine; Then as the eastern breeze more gently held The favouring deep, they touched the Libyan shore Where stood the camp of Cato. Sad as one Who deep in fear presages ills to come, Cnaeus beheld his brother and his band Of patriot comrades. Swift into the wave He leaped and cried, ' Where, brother, is our sire? ' Still stands our country mistress of the world, ' Or are we fallen, Rome with Magnus' death ' Rapt to the shades? ' Thus he: but Sextus said ' Oh happy thou who by report alone ' Hear'st of the deed that chanced on yonder shore! 'These eyes that saw, my brother, share the guilt. ' Not Caesar wrought his death, nor any chief ' Worthy to cause the ruin of our sire. ' He fell by order of that shameful king ' Who rules o'er Nilus; trusting to the gods ' Who shield the guest, and to his princely boon ' Of yore-a victim for the realm he gave. ' I saw them pierce our noble father's breast; ' Yet deeming not the petty Pharian prince ' So fell