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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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... Pope's The Iliad of Homer, Book I, VI, XXII, and XXIV.

Homer - 1898 - 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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Pope's The Iliad of Homer: Books I, VI, XXII, and XXIV

Homer - 1899 - 142 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 ; 275 Heavy with death it sinks, and hell receives the weight. Then Phoebus left him....
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Pope's Translation of Homer's Iliad, Books I, VI, XXII, XXIV

Homer - 1900 - 152 pages
...lance, Sign'd to the troops to yield his foe the way, 270 And leave untouch'd the honours of the day. Jove lifts the golden balances, that show The fates...tries, And weighs, with equal hand, their destinies. Heavy with death it sinks, and hell receives the weight. Then Phoebus left him. Fierce Minerva riles...
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The Iliad of Homer, Book 1

Homer - 1900
...lance, Sign'd to the troops, to yield his foe the way, 270 And leave untouch'd the honours of the day. Jove lifts the golden balances, that show The fates...tries, And weighs, with equal hand, their destinies. 2-5 Low sinks the scale snrcharg'd with Hector's fate; Heavy with death it sinks, and hell receives...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 11

1901
...lifted lance, Sign'd to the troops to yield his foe the way, And leave untouch'd the honors 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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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1903 - 1158 pages
...! the last, the worst That man can feel. Line I65. No season now for calm familiar talk. Line iss. Jove lifts the golden balances that show The fates of mortal men, and things below. Line 271. Achilles absent was Achilles still. Line 41s. Forever honour'd, and forever mourn'd. Line...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1903 - 1158 pages
...misery ! the last, the worst That man can feel. Lint ioe. No season now for calm familiar talk. Uuu iey. Jove lifts the golden balances that show The fates of mortal men, and things below. Line 271. Achilles absent was Achilles still. Line 4is. Forever honour'd, and forever mourn'd. Line...
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The Smith College Monthly, Volume 14

1906
...the summits of Olympus rests the issue. And now, " Zens lifts the golden balances that show The fate of mortal men and things below. Here each contending...their destinies. Low sinks the scale surcharged with Hector's fate Heavy with death it sinks." And then the gods send upon him sudden and unnatural fears....
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Essays & Miscellanies...

Plutarch - 1906
...says of Jupiter, Jove lifts the golden balances, that show Tlie fates of mortal men, and tilings below. Here each contending hero's lot he tries, And...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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A Moosehead Journal: My Garden Acquaintance. A Good Word for Winter ...

James Russell Lowell - 1913 - 124 pages
...word for mountain range. Zeus: cf. Iliud, Bk. XXII, 271-275 (Pope's translation): " Jove lifts the balances that show The fates of mortal men, and things...contending hero's lot he tries, And weighs, with equal hands, their destinies.'* PAGE 38 salle-a-manger : dining-room. PAGE 40 Hinoks, Edward: an Irish Egyptologist...
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