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P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Arthur Golding), Book 5, line 177 (search)
in channels seven doth runne, And in his shielde had graven part of silver, part of golde The said seven channels of the Nile, sayd: Persey here beholde From whence we fetch our piedegree: it may rejoyce thy hart To die of such a noble hand as mine. The latter part Of these his words could scarce be heard: the dint therof was drownde: Ye would have thought him speaking still with open mouth: but sound Did none forth passe: there was for speache no passage to be found. Rebuking them cries Eryx: Sirs, it is not Gorgons face, It is your owne faint heartes that make you stonie in this case. Come let us on this fellow run and to the ground him beare That feightes by witchcraft: as with that his feete forth stepping were, They stacke still fastened to the floore: he could not move aside, An armed image all of stone he speachlesse did abide. All these were justly punished. But one there was a knight Of Perseys band, in whose defence as Acont stoode to feight, He waxed overgrowne with st