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" With many a weary step, and many a groan, Up the high hill he heaves a huge round stone ; The huge round stone, resulting with a bound, Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground. "
The Odyssey of Homer - Page 184
by Homer - 1806
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801 - 404 pages
...which had on this very account been much admired in Homer by all the critics both ancient and modern. Up the high hill he heaves a huge round stone ; The...resulting with a bound, Thunders impetuous down, and smoaks along the ground {. In Greek thus, rttrec TTtoovot K.-j'Aivo?to ).&&:. cwouO'M. OD. In Latin...
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The Spectator ...

1803 - 412 pages
...turn'd survey'd A moqrnful vision ! the Sisyphian shade : With many a weary step, and many a groan, Up the high hill he heaves a huge round stone : The...with a bound, Thunders impetuous down, and smokes alongthe ground.' • •— . ' -V --. : ..... POPE. It would be endless to quote verses out of Virgil...
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Select British Classics, Volume 14

English literature - 1803 - 372 pages
...weary step, and many a groan, Up the high hill he heaves ah*ge round stone : The huge round stoue, resulting with a bound, Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground. " POPE. It would be endless to quote verses out of Virgil which have this particular kind of beauty...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808 - 296 pages
...tum'd snrvey'd A mournful vision ! the Sisyphian shade : With many a weary step, and many a groan, Up the high hill he heaves a huge round stone : The...Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground. POPE. It would be endless to quote verses out of Virgil which have this particular kind of beauty in...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808 - 526 pages
...following verses exemplify laborious and impetuous motion. • With many a weary step, and many a groan, Vp the high hill he heaves a huge round stone The huge...Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground. The next verse is expressive of regular and slow movement. First march the heavy mules securely slow...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808 - 294 pages
...mournful vision ! the Sisyphian shade : With many a weary step, and many a groan, Up the high bill he heaves a huge round stone : The huge round stone,...Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground. POPE. It would be endless to quote verses out of Virgil which have this particular kind of beauty in...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1810 - 262 pages
...without their haulsers ride. Laborious and imfietuous Motion. With many a weary step, and many a groan, Up the high hill he heaves a huge round stone ; The...bound, Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the grouijd,. Regular and slow Movement, First march the heavy mules securely slow ; O'er hills, o'er dales,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 19

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810 - 790 pages
...tum'd survey'd A mournful vision ! the Sfeyphian shade ; With many a weary step, and many a groan, Up the high hill he heaves a huge round stone; The...bound. Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the Again the restless orb his toil renews, ' [ground. Dust mounts in clouds, and sweat descends in dews....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 404 pages
...attempts has been to describe the labour of Sisyphus : With many a weary step, and many a groan, Up a high hill he heaves a huge round stone ; The huge...Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground.. VOL. XI. N Who Who dots not perceive the stone to move slowly upward, and roll violently back ? But...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 546 pages
...attempts has been to describe the labour of Sisyphus : With many a weary step, and many a froan, Up a high hill he heaves a huge round stone; The huge round...Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground. Who does not perceive the stone to move slowly upward, and roll violently back ? But set the same numbers...
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