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M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 3, line 169 (search)
s (I believe) reckoned as one of the stars forming the group known by that name. He may have been a Phoenician. Furrow their certain path to reach the war. Phoenicians first (if story be believed) Dared to record in characters; for yet Papyrus was not fashioned, and the priests Of Memphis, carving symbols upon walls Of mystic sense (in shape of beast or fowl) Preserved the secrets of their magic art. Next Persean Tarsus and high Taurus' groves Are left deserted, and Corycium's cave; And all Cilicia's ports, pirate no more, Resound with preparation. Nor the East Refused the call, where furthest Ganges dares, Alone of rivers, to discharge his stream Against the sun opposing; on this shoreHe did not in fact reach the Ganges, as is well known. The Macedonian conqueror stayed his foot And found the world his victor; Indus rolls Here his vast torrent, by Hydaspes joined Yet scarce augmented; here from luscious reed Men draw sweet liquor; here they dye their locks With tints of saffron, and
M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 8, line 1 (search)
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
M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley), book 8, line 823 (search)
Thou land of Egypt, doomed to bear a part In civil warfare, not unreasoning sang High Cumae's prophetess, when she forbad This warning of the Sibyl is also alluded to by Cicero in a letter to P. Lentulus, Proconsul of Cilicia. (Mr. Haskins's note. See also Mommsen, vol. iv., p. 305.) It seems to have been discovered in the Sibylline books at the time when it was desired to prevent Pompeius from interfering in the affairs of Egypt, in B.C. 57. The stream Pelusian to the Roman arms, And all the banks which in the summer-tide Are covered by his flood. What grievous curse Shall I call down upon thee? May the Nile Turn back his water to his source, thy fields Want for the winter rain, and all the land Crumble to desert wastes! We in our fanes Have known thine Isis and thy hideous gods, Half hounds, half human, and the drum that bids To sorrow, and Osiris, whom thy dirge That is, by their weeping for his departure they treated him as a mortal and not as a god. Osiris was the soul of Apis