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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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FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS

JOHN BARTLETT - 1919
...the lust, the worst That man can feel. Lint IM. Ko season now for calm familiar talk. Line JM.Jove lifts the golden balances that show The fates of mortal men, and things below. Lint STI. Achilles absent was Achilles still. Lint -tin. Forever hononr'd, and forever mourn'd. /,m<-...
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Journeys Through Bookland: A New and Original Plan for Reading ..., Volume 4

Charles Herbert Sylvester - 1922
...we found aiding Hector by misleading Achilles. 22. Jove, or Jupiter, was the king of gods and men. The fates of mortal men, and things below: Here each...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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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...the lot of all, and bitter woe The fate of many. HOMER— Iliad. Bk. XXI. L. 646. BRYANT'S trans. 24 77. is Love's heralds should be thoughts, Which ten times faster glide than the sun HOMER— Iliad. Bk.XXII. L.271. POPE'S trans. 25 And not a man appears to tell their fate. HOMER—...
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The Plays of Henry Fielding: A Critical Study of His Dramatic Career

Albert J. Rivero - 1989 - 170 pages
...the "lots" of Hector and Achilles to determine the fated outcome of their duel on the Trojan plain: "Jove lifts the golden Balances, that show / The Fates...equal Hand, their Destinies. / Low sinks the Scale surcharg'd with Hector's Fate; / Heavy with Death it sinks, and Hell receives the Weight" (Reuben Brower...
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