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" The bleeding innocent Cassandra dies ! Then though pale death froze cold in every vein, My sword I strive to wield, but strive in vain ; Nor did my traitress wife these eyelids close, Or decently in death my limbs compose. O woman, woman, when to ill... "
The Odyssey of Homer - Page 175
by Homer - 1806
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An Essay on Mr. Pope's Odyssey: In Five Dialogues

Joseph Spence - Epic poetry, Greek - 1737 - 444 pages
...proceeds : , Nor did' my traitrefs Wife thefe Eye-lids clofe3 Or decently in l5each my Limbs compofe. O Woman, Woman ! when to ill thy Mind Is bent, all Hell contains no fouler Fiend. And fuch was mine ! who bafely plung'd her fword Thro' the fond Bofom, where flie reign'd ador'd ! Alas...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope's Homer

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 338 pages
...ftrive in vain ;. Nor did my traitrefs wife thefe eye-lids clofe, Or decently in death my limbs compofe. 530 O woman, woman, when to ill thy mind Is bent, all hell contains. no fouler fiend • And fuch was mine ! who bafely plung'd her fword Through the fond bofom where fhe reign'd ador'd I Alas...
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The Works of the British Poets, Volume 12

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795 - 902 pages
...drive in vain ; Nor did my traitrefs wife thefe eye-lids clofe, Or decently in death my limbs compufe. O woman, woman, when to ill thy mind Is bent, all hell contains no fouler fiend : [fivord, And fuch was mine ! who bafely plung'd hit Thro' the fond bofom where (he rergn'd adof'd...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical ...

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795 - 1104 pages
...drive in vain ; Nor did my traitrefs wile, thefe eye-lids clofe, Or decently in death my limbs compofe. O woman, woman, when to ill thy mind Is bent, all hell contains no fouler liend : [fworJ And fuch was mine ! who bafely plong'd hoi Thro' the fond bofom where (lie reign'd ador'd...
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The Odyssey, tr. by A. Pope. To which is added, The battle of the frogs and mice

Homerus - 1807 - 488 pages
...lamentable cries, 525 The bleĞding iunocent Cassandra dies ! Then though pale death froze cold in every vein, My sword I strive to wield, but strive in vain;...fouler fiend: And such was mine! who basely plung'd herswoid Through the fond bosom where she reign'd ador'd! Alas! I hop'd, the toils of war o'ercome,...
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The Odyssey, tr. by A. Pope

Homerus - 1807 - 408 pages
...but strive in vain ; Nor did my traitress wife these eye-lids close, Or decently in death my lipibs compose. 530 O woman, woman, when to ill thy mind Is bent, all hell c< mains no fouler fiend : Ami such was mine ! who basely plung'd her sword Thro' the fond bosom where...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 19

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810 - 790 pages
...strive in vain ; Nor did my traitress wife these eye-lids close, Or decently in death my limbs compose. O woman, woman, when to ill thy mind Is bent, all...ador'd ! Alas ! I hop'd, the toils of war o'ercome, To meet soft quiet and repose at home ; Delusive hope ! O wife, thy deeds disgrace The perjur'd sex,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 19

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810 - 770 pages
...in vain ; Nor did my traitress wife these eye-lids close, Or decently in death my limbs compose. О woman, woman, when to ill thy mind Is bent, all Hell...reign'd ador'd ! Alas ! I hop'd, the toils of war o'ercomc, To meet soft quiet and repose at home ; Delusive hope ! О wife, thy deeds disgrace The perjur'd...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Pope's Homer's ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 760 pages
...in vain ; Nor did my traitress wife these eye-lids close, Or decently in death my limbs compose. О woman, woman, when to ill thy mind Is bent, all Hell...fiend : And such was mine ! who basely plung'd her iron! Through the fond bosom where she reign 'd ador'd ! Alas! 1 hop'd, the toils of war o'ercome,...
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The Works of the Greek and Roman Poets, Volume 3, Part 1

Greek literature - 1813 - 406 pages
...strive in vain; Nor did my traitoress wife these eyelids close, Or decently in death my limbs compose. O woman, woman! when to ill thy mind Is bent, all...ador'd ! Alas! I hop'd, the toils of war o'ercome, To meet soft quiet and repose at home: Delusive hope! O wife, thy deeds disgrace The |in;im'<l sex,...
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