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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 Gods of Homer and Virgil: Or, Mythology for Children - Page 196
1837 - 210 pages
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1823 - 716 pages
...unbending corn, and skims along the main. The following verses exemplify laborious and impetuous motion. With many a weary step, and many a groan, Up the high...he heaves a huge round stone ; The huge round stone resulting with a bound, Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground. The next verse is expressive...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823 - 646 pages
...which had on this very account been much admired in Homer by all the cities both ancient and modern. Up the high hill he heaves a huge round stone; The huge round stone resulting with a bound, Thunders impetuous down, and smoaks along the ground ****). •) L'allégro....
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Oral reading - 1824 - 308 pages
...secure without their hawsers ride. Laborious and Impetuous Motion. With many a weary step, and many n groan, Up the high hill he heaves a huge round stone ; The huge round slone resulting with a bound, Thundeis impetuous down, and smokes along the ground. Regular and slow...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1825 - 270 pages
...softer murmurs glide ; And ships secure without their halsers ride. Laborious and impetuous motion. With many a weary step, and many a groan, Up the high...he heaves a huge round stone The huge round stone resulting with a bound, Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground. Regular and slow movement....
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - Readers - 1825 - 316 pages
...softer murmurs glide ; Ar.d ships secure without their halsers ride. Lahorious and impetuous motion. With many a weary step, and many a groan, Up the high hill he heaves a huge round stone; Tne huge round stone resulting with a bound, Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1825 - 524 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 round stone, resulting with a bound, Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground. Who does not perceive...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles of ...

Alexander Jamieson - Eloquence - 1826 - 320 pages
...lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar." Example 2. Again, " With many a weary step, and many a groan, Up the high hill he heaves a huge round stone." Analysis. The last line possesses uncommon heauty ; for, hesides that the words are all monosyllahles,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1826 - 396 pages
...attempts has been to describe the labour of Sysiphus : With many a weary step, and many a groan. Up a high hill he heaves a huge round stone; The huge round stone, resulting with a bound, Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground. Who does not perceive...
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The Odyssey, tr. by A. Pope. To which is added, The battle of the frogs and mice

Homerus - 1827 - 538 pages
...it on high, and whirl it to the skies. 1 turn'd my eye, and as I turn'd survey'd A mournful vision ! the Sisyphian shade ; With many a weary step, and...he heaves a huge round stone; The huge round stone, resulting with a bound, Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along th ground. Again the restless orb...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1827 - 262 pages
...softer murmurs glide' ; And ships secure without their halsers ride*. Laborious and impetuous motion. With many a weary step*, and many a groan', Up the high hill he heaves a huge round stone* : Tne huge round stone resulting with abound', Thunders impetuous down', and smokes along the ground'....
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