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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 PARADISE LOST

JOHN MILTON - 1851
...battle between Hector and Achilles, Jupiter weighed the event of it in a pair of scales. Book xxii. " 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." Virgil, before the last decisive...
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The Iliad of Homer, Volume 2

Homer - 1853
...lance, Sign'd to the troops to yield his foe the way, And leave imtouch'd the honours of the day. 270 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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Fifty Years Since: An Address, Delivered Before the Alumni of the University ...

William Hooper - 1859 - 50 pages
...gazing gods lean forward from the sky, Jove lifts the golden balances that show, The fates of mortal man and things below ; Here each contending hero's lot...high powers the strife did arbitrate: Just then the Faulkner tripped, and prostrate fell, And on the sprawling body pitched Caldwell ! Having thus disposed'...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1859 - 478 pages
...lance, Sign'd to the troops, to yield his foe the way, And leave untouch'd the honours of the day. his blood, His mother was a Nais of the flood ; Beneath...the shades of Tmolus, crown'd with snow, From Hyde' Hector's fate ; Heavy with death it sinks, and hell receives the weight. Then Phoebus left him. Fierce...
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The Testimony of the Heathen to the Truths of Holy Writ: A Commentary on the ...

Thomas Street Millington - 1863 - 648 pages
...the Grecian balance lies Low down on earth : the Trojan strikes the skies." HOM. E. 1. vni. T. 68. " 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." IBID. 1. mi. v. 209. " Jove...
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Beautiful thoughts from Greek authors, with Engl. transl. and lives of the ...

Craufurd Tait Ramage - 1864
...píéffffa \aßuv pétre 5' "E/cropos ifX(TO &' «i'Aííao, \i-jrfv S¿ ¿ ФоГ/Зо5 'AiroXXaj»-. 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. See Grocott, p. 17. THE SOUL....
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Iliad, Volume 2

Homer - 1865
...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 of mortal men, aud things below : Here each contending hero's lot he tries, And weighs, with equal hand, their destinies....
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The Iliad, tr. by Pope

Homerus - 1870
...lance, Signed to the troops to yield his foe the way, And leave untouched the honours of the day. 270 Jove lifts the golden balances that show The fates...their destinies. Low sinks the scale surcharged with Hector's fate ; 275 Heavy with death it sinks, and hell receives the weight. Then Phcebus left him....
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Plutarch's Morals, Volume 2

Plutarch - 1870
...fictitious colors upon them to ingratiate them to us. As when Homer says of Jupiter, — •fi .vi- lifts the golden balances, that show The fates of...their destinies. Low sinks the scale surcharged with Hector's fate ; Heavy with death it sinks, and hell receives the weight.§ To this fable Aeschylus...
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Plutarch's Morals, tr. by several hands. Corrected and revised by ..., Volume 2

Plutarchus - 1874
...judgments, they put fictitious colors upon them to ingratiate them to us. As when Homer says of Jupiter, — 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.§ To this fable Aeschylus...
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