Horace's odes, Englished and imitated by various hands, selected and arranged by C.W.F. Cooper

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London, 1880 - 282 pages
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Page 157 - The Capitol's first line, A bleeding head, where they begun, Did fright the architects to run; And yet in that the State Foresaw its happy fate!
Page 115 - I can enjoy her while she is kind; But when she dances in the wind, And shakes her wings, and will not stay, I puff the prostitute aw,ay...
Page 157 - While round the armed bands Did clap their bloody hands. He nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable scene, But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try; Nor called the gods, with vulgar spite, To vindicate his helpless right, But bowed his comely head Down, as upon a bed.
Page 157 - Republic's hand — How fit he is to sway That can so well obey ! He to the Commons...

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