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Leucas (Greece) (search for this): book 8, card 1
of days Drags down the haughty spirit, and life prolonged When power has fled. Unless when honour fails Comes end of life, and timely death forestalls Ensuing woe, the glory of past years Is present shame. Who'd venture on the sea Of favouring fortune but for death at need? Hard by Peneus' flood he reached the main Now with Pharsalus' slaughter blushing red: And borne in sloop, to shallows of a stream Scarce equal, dared the deep: Liburnia's lord, Lord of Cilicia, at whose countless oars Yet Leucas' inlets and Corcyra shook, Crept to the shelter of a tiny bark. For thou didst beckon him to Lesbos' shores, Thou, partner of the sorrows of thy lord, Cornelia! Sadder far thy life apart Than wert thou present in Thessalia's fields. Racked is thy heart with presages of ill; Pharsalia fills thy dreams and when the shades Give place to dawn, with hasty step thou tread'st Some cliff sea-beaten, and with gaze intent To mark the sail of each approaching ship Art first: yet dar'st not ask thy hus
Thessaly (Greece) (search for this): book 8, card 1
hose countless oars Yet Leucas' inlets and Corcyra shook, Crept to the shelter of a tiny bark. For thou didst beckon him to Lesbos' shores, Thou, partner of the sorrows of thy lord, Cornelia! Sadder far thy life apart Than wert thou present in Thessalia's fields. Racked is thy heart with presages of ill; Pharsalia fills thy dreams and when the shades Give place to dawn, with hasty step thou tread'st Some cliff sea-beaten, and with gaze intent To mark the sail of each approaching ship Art firstnd the kings 'May keep their faith to thee, and all the earth ' Be ready to thy rule, me from thy side ' Cast to the billows. Rather had I died ' To bring thee victory; thy disasters thus, Thus expiate. And, cruel Julia, thee, ' Who by this war hast vengeance on our vows, ' From thine abode I call: atonement find ' In this thy rival's death, and spare at least ' Thy Magnus.' Then upon his breast she fell, While all the concourse wept-e'en Magnus' self, Who saw Thessalia's field without a tear.
Pharsalus (Greece) (search for this): book 8, card 1
s Which brought him triumph in the Sullan days, His conquering navy and the Pontic war, Made heavier now the burden of defeat, And crushed his pondering soul. So length of days Drags down the haughty spirit, and life prolonged When power has fled. Unless when honour fails Comes end of life, and timely death forestalls Ensuing woe, the glory of past years Is present shame. Who'd venture on the sea Of favouring fortune but for death at need? Hard by Peneus' flood he reached the main Now with Pharsalus' slaughter blushing red: And borne in sloop, to shallows of a stream Scarce equal, dared the deep: Liburnia's lord, Lord of Cilicia, at whose countless oars Yet Leucas' inlets and Corcyra shook, Crept to the shelter of a tiny bark. For thou didst beckon him to Lesbos' shores, Thou, partner of the sorrows of thy lord, Cornelia! Sadder far thy life apart Than wert thou present in Thessalia's fields. Racked is thy heart with presages of ill; Pharsalia fills thy dreams and when the shades Giv
Lesbos (Greece) (search for this): book 8, card 1
ils Comes end of life, and timely death forestalls Ensuing woe, the glory of past years Is present shame. Who'd venture on the sea Of favouring fortune but for death at need? Hard by Peneus' flood he reached the main Now with Pharsalus' slaughter blushing red: And borne in sloop, to shallows of a stream Scarce equal, dared the deep: Liburnia's lord, Lord of Cilicia, at whose countless oars Yet Leucas' inlets and Corcyra shook, Crept to the shelter of a tiny bark. For thou didst beckon him to Lesbos' shores, Thou, partner of the sorrows of thy lord, Cornelia! Sadder far thy life apart Than wert thou present in Thessalia's fields. Racked is thy heart with presages of ill; Pharsalia fills thy dreams and when the shades Give place to dawn, with hasty step thou tread'st Some cliff sea-beaten, and with gaze intent To mark the sail of each approaching ship Art first: yet dar'st not ask thy husband's fate. Lo! the ship comes, her load of ills unknown, Thy worst of fears some messenger of woe,
Cilicia (Turkey) (search for this): book 8, card 1
ushed his pondering soul. So length of days Drags down the haughty spirit, and life prolonged When power has fled. Unless when honour fails Comes end of life, and timely death forestalls Ensuing woe, the glory of past years Is present shame. Who'd venture on the sea Of favouring fortune but for death at need? Hard by Peneus' flood he reached the main Now with Pharsalus' slaughter blushing red: And borne in sloop, to shallows of a stream Scarce equal, dared the deep: Liburnia's lord, Lord of Cilicia, at whose countless oars Yet Leucas' inlets and Corcyra shook, Crept to the shelter of a tiny bark. For thou didst beckon him to Lesbos' shores, Thou, partner of the sorrows of thy lord, Cornelia! Sadder far thy life apart Than wert thou present in Thessalia's fields. Racked is thy heart with presages of ill; Pharsalia fills thy dreams and when the shades Give place to dawn, with hasty step thou tread'st Some cliff sea-beaten, and with gaze intent To mark the sail of each approaching ship