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" As when around the clear bright moon, the stars Shine in full splendour, and the winds are hush'd, The groves, the mountain-tops, the headland heights Stand all apparent, not a vapour streaks The boundless blue, and ether open'd wide ; All glitters, and... "
Specimens of the Classic Poets: In a Chronological Series from Homer to ... - Page xxi
by Sir Charles Abraham Elton - 1814
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A biographical history of English literature

John Daniel Morell - 1885 - 530 pages
...they sat Not disarray'd, but in fair form disposed Of even ranks, and watch'd their numerous fires. As when around the clear bright moon, the stars Shine in full splendour, and the winds arehush'd The groves, the mountain-tops, the headland heights Stand all apparent, not a vapour streaks...
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Introduction to the Language and Verse of Homer

Thomas Day Seymour - 1886 - 120 pages
...corn, And ardent warriors wait the rising morn." Cowper's translation * follows : — " As when about the clear bright moon, the stars Shine in full splendour, and the winds are husli'd, The groves, the mountain-tops, the headland-heights Stand all apparent, not a vapour streaks...
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Our World's Great Benefactors: Short Biographies of the Men and Women Most ...

Samuel Adams Drake - 1887 - 718 pages
...the simple dignity of the original. Cowper's translation of the same passage is as follows : — " As when around the clear bright moon the stars Shine in full splendor, and the winds are hushed, The groves, the mountain-tops, the headland heights, Stand all...
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Our World's Great Benefactors: Short Biographies of the Men and Women Most ...

Samuel Adams Drake - 1888 - 824 pages
...the simple dignity of the original. Cowper's translation of the same passage is as follows : — " As when around the clear bright moon the stars Shine in full splendor, and the winds are hushed, The groves, the mountain-tops, the headland heights, Stand all...
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Foundation Studies in Literature

Margaret Sullivan Mooney - 1895 - 350 pages
...they sat, Not disarrayed, but in fair form disposed Of even ranks, and watched their numerous fires. As when around the clear bright moon, the stars Shine in full splendor, and the winds are hushed, The groves, the mountain tops, the headland heights Stand all apparent,...
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Pope's Translation of Homer's Iliad: Books ..., Book 1; Book 6; Book 22; Book 24

Homer - 1898 - 150 pages
...they sat, Not disarray'd, but in fair form disposed Of even ranks, and watch'd their numerous fires, As when around the clear bright moon, the stars Shine...splendour, and the winds are hush'd, The groves, the mountain-tops, the headland heights, Stand all apparent, not a vapour streaks The boundless blue and...
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Foundation Studies in Literature

Margaret Sullivan Mooney - 1900 - 352 pages
...they sat, Not disarrayed, but in fair form disposed Of even ranks, and watched their numerous fires. As when around the clear bright moon, the stars Shine in full splendor, and the winds are hushed, The groves, the mountain tops, the headland heights Stand all apparent,...
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The Observatory, Volume 25

1902 - 504 pages
...times comments on astronomical topics. Thus she points out Cowper's (mis-?) translation of Homer: — As when around the clear, bright Moon, the stars Shine in full splendour. Of more general interest, now that the Education Bill is in all our minds, is the story of a gentleman...
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The Observatory, Volume 25

1902 - 556 pages
...times comments on astronomical topics. Thus she points out Cowper's (mis- ?) translation of Homer : — As when around the clear, bright Moon, the stars Shine in full splendour. Of more general interest, now that the Education Bill is in all our minds, is the story of a gentleman...
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