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M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 2, line 67 (search)
uneral pyre and oped his veins, ' And scaled the furnace ere his blood was gone. ' Borne through the trembling town the leaders' heads ' Were piled in middle forum: hence men knew ' Of murders else unpublished. Not on gates ' Of Diomedes,Diomedes was said to feed his horses on human flesh. For Antaeus see Book IV., 660. OEnomaus was king of Pisa in Elis. Those who came to sue for his daughter's hand had to compete with him in a chariot race, and if defeated were put to death. tyrant king of Thrace, ' Nor of Antaeus, Libya's giant brood, ' Were hung such horrors; nor in Pisa's hall 'Were seen and wept for when the suitors died. ' Decay had touched the features of the slain ' When round the mouldering heap, with trembling steps ' The grief-struck parents sought and stole their dead. ' I, too, the body of my brother slain ' Thought to remove, my victim to the peace ' Which Sulla made, and place his loved remains ' On the forbidden pyre. The head I found, ' But not the butchered corse. W
M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 9, line 1 (search)
his country found In him her guide; the people's trembling limbs He cherished with new hope, and weapons gave Back to the craven hands that cast them forth. Nor yet for empire did he wage the war Nor fearing slavery: nor in arms achieved Aught for himself: freedom, since Magnus fell, The aim of all his host. And lest the foe In rapid course triumphant should collect His scattered bands, he sought Corcyra's gulfs Concealed, and bore in thousand ships away The fragments of the ruin wrought in Thrace. Who in such mighty navy had believed A host defeated sailed upon the main Thronging the sea with keels? Round Malea's cape And Taenarus open to the shades below And fair Cythera's isle, th' advancing fleet Sweeps o'er the yielding wave, by northern breeze Borne past the Cretan shores. But Phycus dared Refuse her harbour, and th' avenging hand Left her in ruins. Thus with gentle airs They glide along the main and reach the shore From Palinurus A promontory in Africa was so called, as well as
M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 9, line 839 (search)
est, but watch for guests Who need their help against the noisome plague. Now to the Roman standards are they come, And when the chieftain bade the tents be fixed, First all the sandy space within the lines With song they purify and magic words From which all serpents flee: next round the camp In widest circuit from a kindled fire Rise aromatic odours: danewort burns, And juice distils from Syrian galbanum; Then mournful tamarisk, costum from the East, Strong panacea mixed with centaury From Thrace, and leaves of fennel feed the flames, And thapsus brought from Eryx: and they burn Larch, southern-wood and antlers of a deer Which lived afar. From these in densest fumes, Deadly to snakes, a pungent smoke arose; And thus in safety passed the night away. But should some victim feel the fatal fang Upon the march, then of this magic race Were seen the wonders; with saliva first They smear the limb, whose silent working keeps Reading 'tacita' (Francken), intead of 'tacta.' The venom in the wo