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" Jove lifts the golden balances, that show The fates of mortal men, and things below: Here each contending hero's lot he tries, And weighs, with equal hand, their destinies. Low sinks the scale surcharged with Hector's fate; Heavy with death it sinks,... "
From its beginning to the death of President Swain, 1789-1868 - Page 227
by Kemp Plummer Battle - 1907
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The Iliad of Homer: Translated by Alexander Pope, Esq. A new edition, with ...

Homer, Alexander Pope, Gilbert Wakefield - 1796
...the way, And leave untouch'd the honours of the day. 270 Jove lifts the golden balances, that fhow The fates of mortal men, and things below: Here each...hero's lot he tries, And weighs, with equal hand, their deftinies. Ver. 269. Sign'd to the troops, &c.] The difference which Homer here makes between Heftor...
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Spirit of the Public Journals, Volume 6

Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott - 1803
...twenty-Tecond book of the Iliad we find this defcription : " Jove lifts the golden balances, that (hew The fates of mortal men and things below : Here each...hero's lot he tries, And weighs with equal hand their deflinies; Low finks the fcale furcharg'd with Heftor's fate, Heavy with death it finks, and hell receives...
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The Whole Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: Including His Translations ...

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 479 pages
...the way, And leave ntitouch'd the honours of the day. 17 Jove lifts the goldvn balance's, that (how The fates of mortal men, and things below ; Here each contending hero's lot he tries, [275 And weighs, with equal hand, their deftinies. L"W finks the fcale, (urcharg'd with Hector's fate...
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The Iliad, tr. by A. Pope

Homerus - 1807
...lance, Sign'd to the troops to yield his foe the way, And leave untouch'd the honours of the day. 270 Jove lifts the golden balances, that show The fates...tries, And weighs, with equal hand, their destinies. 274 Low sinks the scale surcharg'd with Hector's fate; Heavy with death itsinks, and hell receives...
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The Iliad of Homer, tr. by A. Pope

Homerus - 1808
...the day. 970 Jove lifts the golden halances, that show The fates of mortal men, and things helow : Here each contending hero's lot he tries, And weighs, with equal hand, their destinies. 274 Ixiw sinks the scale surcharg'd with Hector's fate; Heavy with death it si nks,andHell receives...
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Pope's Homer's Iliad and Odyssey ; Dryden's Virgil and Juvenal ; Pitt's ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...lifted lance, Sign'd to the troops to yield his foe the way, And leave untouch'd the honours of the day. Jove lifts the golden balances, that show The fates...with equal hand, their destinies. Low sinks the scale surcharg'd with Hector's fate ; Heavy with death it sink?, and'Hell receives the weight. Then Phortms...
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The Works of the Greek and Roman Poets, Volume 2

1813
...lance, Sign'd to the troops, to yield his foe the way, And leave untouch'd the honours of the day. Jove lifts the golden balances, that show The fates of mortal men, and tilings below : Here each contending hero's lot he tries, And weighs, with equal hand, their destinies....
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 82

British poets - 1822
...lance, Sign'd to the troops, to yield his foe the way, And leave untouch'd the honours of the day. Jove lifts the golden balances, that show The fates...their destinies. Low sinks the scale surcharged with Hector's fate ; Heavy with death it sinks, and hell receives the weight. Then Phoebus left him. Fierce...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 41

Ezekiel Sanford - 1822
...lance, Sign'd to the troops, to yield his foe the way, And leave untouch'd the honours of the day. Jove lifts the golden balances, that show The fates...with equal hand, their destinies. Low sinks the scale surcharg'd with Hector's fate: Heavy with death it sinks, and hell receives the weight. Then Phoebus...
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The Iliad of Homer, Volume 2

Homer - 1822
...lance, Sign'd to the troops, to yield his foe the way, And leave untouch'd the honours of the day. Jove lifts the golden balances, that show The fates of mortal men, and tilings below: Here each contending hero's lot he tries, And weighs, with equal hand, their destinies....
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