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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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Horæ propheticæ: or Dissertations on the book of the prophet Daniel

Joseph Wilson (minister of Laxton.) - 1824
...with the Poets ; and hence Homer ( B. 22. v. 209 — 18 ) describes the approaching fate of Hector. " Jove lifts the golden balances, that show " The fates...destinies. " Low sinks the scale, surcharged with Hector's fate ; " Heavy with death it sinks, and hell receives the weight. POPE. Virgil also adopting...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824
...mutandis, are applied to Hector and Achilles in the twenty-second book, and there are thus translated, Jove lifts the golden balances, that show The fates...with equal hand their destinies. Low sinks the scale turcharg'd with Hector's fate ; Heavy with death it sinks, and hell receives the weight. The passage...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824
...and Achilles in the twenty-second book, and there are thus translated, Jove lifu the golden balance!, that show The fates of mortal men, and things below:...hero's lot he tries, And weighs with equal hand their de«tini«i. 1005 Low sinks the scale surcharg'd wila Hector's fale; Heavy with death it sinks, and...
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The Iliad of Homer, Volume 2

Homer - 1825
...honours of the day. 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, thsir destinies. Low sinks the scale surcharg'd with Hector's fata ; Heavy with death it sinks, and...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1826 - 133 pages
...lifts the golden halances that shew The fates of mortal men and things helow; Here each coutending 35 Like colour'd rainhows o'er a showery clond, (Jove's woudrous how, Hector's fate; 57Л Heavy with death it sinks, and hell receives the weight. Then Phcehus left him....
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson - 1830 - 484 pages
...lance, Sign'd to the troops to yield his foe the way, And leave untouch'd the honours of the day. 870 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 Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - 1836 - 442 pages
...halances that show The fates of mortal men and things helow; Here each contending hero's lot he tries, 1 tal mix'd, intrench'd the place : And pales of glittering tin the enclosure gra Hector's fate ; Heavy with death it sinks, and hell receives the weight. Then Phoehus left him. Fierce...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...lance, Sign'd to the troops, to yield his foe the way, And leave untouch'd the honours of the day. aian race Shall heap with honours him they now disgrace."...Thetis spoke ; but Jove in silence huid The sacred Hector's fate ; Heavy with death it sinks, and hell receives the weight. Then Phœbus left him. Fierce...
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Translation of the Iliad of Homer

Homer - 1849 - 544 pages
...lance, Sign'd to the troops to yield his foe the way, And leave untouch'd the honours of the day." 2 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 Pho3bus left him. Fierce...
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The Paradise Lost

John Milton - 1850 - 542 pages
...of scales. Book xxii. " Jove lifts the golden balances, Uiut show The fates of mortal men and thing! below ; Here each contending hero's lot he tries, And weighs, with equal hand. their destinirs. Low links the scale surcharged with Hector's fate ; Heavy with death it sinks, and hell...
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