Heroes' and heroines' shouts confusedly rise, And bass and treble voices strike the skies. No common weapons in their hands are found, Like gods they fight, nor dread a mortal wound. So when bold Homer makes the gods engage, And... British Anthologies - Page 18edited by - 1899Full view
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Alexander Pope, Aubrey Beardsley - 1968 - 47 pages
...Gods they fight, nor dread a mortal Wound. So when bold Homer makes the Gods engage, 45 And heav'nly Breasts with human Passions rage ; 'Gainst Pallas,...Hermes, Arms; And all Olympus rings with loud Alarms. Joves Thunder roars, Heav'n trembles all around; Blue Neptune storms, the bellowing Deeps resound;...