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M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 2, line 628 (search)
he fleet was gone And held the open: and Pompeius' flight Gave a poor triumph. Yet was narrower far The channel which gave access to the sea Than that Euboean strait It seems that the Euripus was bridged over. (Mr. Haskins' note.) whose waters lave The shore by Chalcis. Here two ships stuck fast Alone, of all the fleet; the fatal hook Grappled their decks and drew them to the land, And the first bloodshed of the civil war Here left a blush upon the ocean wave. As when the famous ship The 'Argo.' sought Phasis' stream The rocky gates closed in and hardly gripped Her flying stern; then from the empty sea The cliffs rebounding to their ancient seat Were fixed to move no more. But now the steps Of morn approaching tinged the eastern sky With roseate hues: the Pleiades were dim, The wagon of the Charioteer grew pale, The planets faded, and the silvery star Which ushers in the day, was lost in light. Thou, Magnus, hold'st the deep; yet not the same Now are thy fates, as when from every
M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 3, line 169 (search)
s 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. e)/gxelus is the Greek word for serpent. join the host; and those Who till Penean fields and turn the share Above Iolcos in Thessalian lands. There first men steeled their hearts to dare the waves Conf. Book VI., 472. And 'gainst the rage of ocean and the storm To match their strength, when the rude Argo sailed Upon that distant quest, and spurned the shore, Joining remotest nations in her flight, And gave the fates another form of death. Left too was Pholoe; pretended home Where dwelt the fabled race of double form; The Centaurs. Arcadian Maenalus; the Thracian mount Named Hemus; Strymon, whence, as autumn falls, Winged squadrons seek the banks of warmer Nile; And all those isles the mouths of Ister bathe Mixed with the tidal wave; the land through which The cooling eddies of Caicus flow Id
M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 6, line 263 (search)
puted as to which of them should name the capital of Attica. The gods gave the reward to that one of them who should produce the thing most useful to man; whereupon Athena produced an olive tree, and Poseidon a horse. Homer also places the scene of this event in Thessaly. (Iliad, xxiii., 247.) Struck by the trident of the Ocean King, Omen of dreadful war; here first he learned, Champing the bit and foaming at the curb, Yet to obey his lord. From yonder shore The keel of pine first floated,The Argo. Conf. Book III., 225 and bore men To dare the perilous chance of seas unknown: And here Ionus ruler of the land First from the furnace molten masses drew Of iron and brass; here first the hammer fell To weld them, shapeless; here in glowing stream Ran silver forth and gold, soon to receive The minting stamp. 'Twas thus that money came Whereby men count their riches, cause accursed Of warfare. Hence came down that Python huge On Cirrha: hence the laurel wreath which crowns The Pythian victor
M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 8, line 109 (search)
ions moving ever 'Across the heavens do we guide our barks; 'For that were perilous; but by that starComp. Book III., 256. 'Which never sinks nor dips below the wave, 'Girt by the glittering groups men call the Bears. 'When stands the pole-star clear before the mast, 'Then to the Bosphorus look we, and the main 'Which carves the coast of Scythia. But the more 'Bootes dips, and nearer to the sea 'Is Cynosura seen, so much the ship ' Towards Syria tends, till bright Canopus Canopus is a star in Argo, invisible in Italy. (Haskins.) shines, 'In southern skies content to hold his course; ' With him upon the left past Pharos borne 'Straight for the Syrtes shalt thou plough the deep. ' But whither now dost bid me shape the yards 'And set the canvas? ' Magnus, doubting still; 'This only be thy care: from Thracia steer ' The vessel onward; shun with all thy skill 'Italia's distant shore: and for the rest 'Trust to the winds for guidance. When I sought, ' Pledged with the Lesbians, my spouse be