Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure: Rich the treasure, Sweet the pleasure, Sweet is pleasure after pain. Soothed with the sound, the king grew vain; Fought all his battles o'er again, And thrice he routed all his foes,... The Beauties of English Poesy - Página 120por Oliver Goldsmith - 1767Vista completa
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C. S. Lewis - 1979 - 330 páginas
...from Cymon and Iphigenia. The first is that in which the tipsy Alexander ' Fought all his Battalls o'er again; And thrice He routed all his Foes; And thrice He slew the slain'.1 Certainly, if the thing was to be done at all, this is the way to do it. The sudden...
Samuel Ireland - 1796 - 153 páginas
...rhetoric? Did Dryden copy from either of thefe poets, when he exclaims in his ode to St. Cecilia, " And thrice he routed all his foes, " And thrice he flew the flain." This is furely a fpecies of criticifm, which is founded on principles, fo vague, and indefinite, that...
1974 - 316 páginas
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