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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, tr. by A. Pope, with notes by T.A. Buckley

Homerus - 1874
...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...their destinies. Low sinks the scale surcharged with Hector's fate ; Heavy with death it sinks, and hell receives the weight. Then Phcebus left him. Fierce...
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Homer's Iliad, Books 1-2

Homer - 1877 - 544 pages
...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...their destinies. Low sinks the scale surcharged with Hector's fate; Heavy with death it sinks, and hell receives the %veight. Then Phoebus left him. Fierce...
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The Iliad of Homer

Homer - 1878 - 459 pages
...lance, Sign'd to the troops, to yield his foe the way, And leave untouch'd the honours of the day. 27G Jove lifts the golden balances, that show The fates of mortal men, and things belovr : Here each contending hero's lot he tries, And weighs, with equal hand, their destinies. Low...
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Mythology Greek and Roman, tr. by mrs. A.W. Hall

Friedrich August Nösselt - 1885
...his failing knees. A fourth time they passed round the city ; and now on the heights above the plain, "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." —HOMER,...
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Plutarch's Miscellanies and Essays: Comprising All His Works ..., Volume 2

Plutarch - 1889
...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...each contending hero's lot he tries, And weighs with equnl hand their destinies. Low sinks the scale surcharged with Hector's fate ; Heavy with death it...
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Pope's The Iliad of Homer: Books I, VI, XXII, and XXIV.

Homer - 1896 - 133 pages
...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...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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Four Books of Pope's Iliad: I, VI, XXII, XXIV.

Homer - 1896 - 102 pages
...lance, Sign'd to the troops, to yield his foe the way, CT And leave untouch'd the honors of the day. Jove lifts the golden balances, that show The fates...tries, And weighs, with equal hand, their destinies. 275 Low sinks the scale surcharg'd with Hector's fate ; Heavy with death it sinks, and hell receives...
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Homer's Iliad: (books I., VI., XXII., XXIV.)

Homer - 1896 - 120 pages
...yield his foe the way, And leave untouch'd the honors of the day. 270 Jove lifts the golden balances, 2 that show The fates of mortal men, and things below;...with equal hand, their destinies. Low sinks the scale surcharg'd with Hector's fate; 275 Heavy with death it sinks, and hell 3 receives the weight. 1 Scent....
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

1896 - 1178 pages
...Bryant's trans. And not a man appears to tell their fate. 1. HOMER— Odyssey. Bk. XL 308. Pope's trans. Act V. Sc. 2. L. 11. To leave this keen encounter of our wits, And fall somewhat in m. HOMEK— Iliad. Bk. XXII. L. 271. Pope's trans. With equal pace, impartial Fate Knocks at the palace,...
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The Iliad of Homer, Book 1; Book 6; Book 22

Homer - 1896 - 484 pages
...lauce, Sign'd to the troops, to yield his foe the way, And leave untouch'd the honors of the day. 270 Jove lifts the golden balances, that show The fates of mortal men, and things below t Here each contending hero's lot he tries, And weighs, with equal hand, their destinies. Low sinks...
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