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P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Arthur Golding), Book 2, line 676 (search)
ugh in vaine) thou Delphian God for ayde. For neyther lay it in thy hande to breake Joves mighty hest, And though it had, yet in thy state as then thou did not rest. In Elis did thou then abide and in Messene lande. It was the time when under shape of shepehierde with a wande Of Olyve and a pipe of reedes thou kept Admetus sheepe. Now in this time that (save of Love) thou tooke none other keepe, And madste thee merrie with thy pipe, the glistring Maias sonne By chaunce abrode the fields of Pyle spide certaine cattle runne Without a hierde, the which he stole and closely did them hide Among the woods. This pretie slight no earthly creature spide, Save one old churle that Battus hight. This Battus had the charge Of welthie Neleus feeding groundes, and all his pastures large, And kept a race of goodly Mares. Of him he was afraide. And lest by him his privie theft should chaunce to be bewraide, He tooke a bribe to stop his mouth, and thus unto him saide: My friend I pray thee if
P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Arthur Golding), Book 12, line 536 (search)
eere ageine The sorrowes now outworne by tyme? or force mee to declare The hatred and displeasure which I to your father bare? In sooth his dooings greater were than myght bee well beleeved. He fild the world with high renowme which nobly he atcheeved. Which thing I would I could denye. For neyther set wee out Deiphobus, Polydamas, nor Hector that most stout And valeant knyght, the strength of Troy. For whoo will prayse his fo? Your father overthrew the walles of Messen long ago, And razed Pyle, and Ely townes unwoorthye serving so. And feerce ageinst my fathers house hee usde bothe swoord and fyre. And (not to speake of others whom he killed in his ire) Twyce six wee were the sonnes of Nele all lusty gentlemen. Twyce six of us (excepting mee) by him were murthred then. The death of all the rest myght seeme a matter not so straunge: But straunge was Periclymens death whoo had the powre to chaunge And leave and take what shape he list (by Neptune to him given, The founder of the ho
P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Arthur Golding), Book 14, line 75 (search)
When from this Rocke the Trojane fleete by force of Ores had wonne, And from Charybdis greedye gulf, and were in manner readye To have arryvde in Italy, the wynd did ryse so heady, And that it drave them backe uppon the coast of Affricke. There The Tyrian Queene (whoo afterward unpaciently should beare The going of this Trojane prince away) did enterteine Aenaeas in her house, and was ryght glad of him and fayne. Uppon a Pyle made underneathe pretence of sacrifyse Shee goard herself upon a swoord, and in most wofull wyse As shee herself had beene beguyld: so shee beguyled all. Eftsoone Aenaeas flying from the newly reered wall Of Carthage in that sandy land, retyred backe agen To Sicill, where his faythfull freend Acestes reignd. And when He there had doone his sacrifyse, and kept an Obit at His fathers tumb, he out of hand did mend his Gallyes that Dame Iris, Junos messenger, had burned up almost. And sayling thence he kept his course aloof along