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" Let others better mould the running mass Of metals, and inform the breathing brass, And soften into flesh a marble face; Plead better at the bar; describe the skies, And when the stars descend, and when they rise: But, Rome! 'tis thine alone, with awful... "
The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ... - Page 421
by John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
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An Enquiry Into the Morals of the Ancients

George England - 1735 - 369 pages
...*Plead better at the Bar, defcribe the Skies, And when the Stars defcend, and -when they rife : £ut, Rome, 'tis thine alone, with awful Sway To rule Mankind, and make the World obey, 'Diffofing 'Peace and War thy own majeftick Way. DRYDE N. THE Romans, however, have given fome...
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The Works of Virgil, Volume 2

Virgil - 1803
...the sinking state, And, by delays, to put a stop to fate ! Let others better mould the running mass Of metals, and inform the breathing brass, And soften into flesh a marble face; 1 170 Plead better at the bar; describe the skies, And when the stars descend, and when they rise....
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The Method of Teaching and Studying the Belles Lettres: Or, An Introduction ...

Charles Rollin - 1804
...imponere morem, Parcere subjectis, & debellare superbos. . " Let others better mould the running mass " Of metals, and inform the breathing brass, " And soften...into flesh a marble face : " Plead better at the bar, &c. " But Rome, 'tis thine alone, with awful sway " To rule mankind, and make the world obey. " To...
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The works of Virgil, tr. into Engl. verse by mr. Dryden. Carey, Volume 3

Publius Vergilius Maro - 1806
...the sinking state, And, by delays, to put a stop to fate ! Let others better mould the running mass Of metals, and inform the breathing brass, And soften into flesh a marble face ; 1170 Plead better at the bar; describe the skies, And when the stars descend, and when they rise....
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The Principles of Eloquence: Adapted to the Pulpit and the Bar

Jean Siffrein Maury - 1807 - 275 pages
...judgment unanimously between Cicero and Demosthenes. These two Orators hold nearly an equal rank.* ' But Rome, 'tis thine alone with awful sway To...obey; ' Disposing peace and war thy own majestic way. ' To tame the proud, the fetterM slave to free : These are imperial arts, and worthy thee !' DRYBEN....
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill, Volume 24

John Bell - 1807
...And, by delays, to put a stop to ls,te ! ' Let others hetter mould the running mass -i ' Of medals, and inform the breathing brass, \ ' And soften into flesh a marble face; 1170 J ' Plead hetter at the bur; descrihe fhe skie-s, ' And when the slurs descend, and wneo they...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 14

John Dryden - 1808
...sinking state, And, by delays, to put a stop to fate ! Let others better mould the running mass - Of metals, and inform the breathing brass, (. And...obey, (. Disposing peace and war thy own majestic way ; ) To tame the proud, the fettered slave to free : These are imperial arts, and worthy thee."...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Vols

John Dryden - 1808
...sinking state, And, by delays, to put a stop to fate ! Let others better mould the running mass "i Of metals, and inform the breathing brass, > And soften into flesh a marble face ; X Plead better at the bar ; describe the skies, And when the stars descend, and when they rise. But,...
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The ancient history of the Egyptians, Carthaginians [&c.] Transl, Volume 8

Charles Rollin - 1808
...imperio populos, Romaiie, memento* VIRGIL, JEn. 6. Let others better mould the running mass ^ Of metnls, and inform the breathing brass, > And soften into flesh a marble face; J Plead better at the bar, describe the skie?, And when the stars descend and when they rise; But,...
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The Microcosm: A Periodical Work, Volume 2

John Smith, George Canning, Robert Percy Smith, John Hookham Frere - 1809
...running mass \ Of metals, and inform thr breathing brass ; (. And soften in!o flesh a marble face ; y Plead better at the bar; describe the skies, And when...; > Disposing peace and war, thy own majestic way. ' To tame the proud, the fettered slave to free ; These are imperial arts^and worthy thee. DRTOEN....
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