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" O'erleaps the fences of the nightly fold, And tears the peaceful flocks: with silent awe Trembling they lie, and pant beneath his paw. Nor with less rage Euryalus employs The wrathful sword, or fewer foes destroys; But on th' ignoble crowd his fury flew;... "
The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical ... - Page 400
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 15

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821 - 432 pages
...wound pours out a stream of wine and blood ; The purple soul comes floating in the flood. The famish'd lion thus, with hunger bold, O'erleaps the fences...nightly fold, And tears the peaceful flocks: with silent awe Trembling they lie, and pant beneath his paw. Now, where Messapus quarter'd, they arrive....
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822 - 294 pages
...E'en then he dream 'd of drink and lucky play — More lucky, had it lasted till the day. The famish'd lion thus, with hunger bold, O'erleaps the fences...nightly fold, And tears the peaceful flocks : with silent awe Trembling they lie, and pant beneath his paw. Nor with less rage Euryalus employs The wrathful...
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The Investigator (or, Quarterly magazine) [ed. by W.B. Collyer, T ..., Volume 7

William Bengo' Collyer - 1823 - 504 pages
...plena leo per ovilia turbans, (Suadet enim vesana fames) manditque trahi Molle pecus. g> The famish'd lion, thus with hunger bold, O'erleaps the fences...of the nightly fold, And tears the peaceful flocks. Comp. Homer, II. xi. lin. 176. Buffon says, (Nat. Hist. torn. viii. p. 124.) wl leaps on his prey,...
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The Cat-fight: A Mock Heroic Poem. Supported with Copious Extracts from ...

Ebenezer Mack - Cats - 1824 - 292 pages
...Ev'n then he dreamt of drink and lucky play — More lucky, had it lasted till the day. The fcimish'd lion thus, with hunger bold, O'erleaps the fences...nightly fold, And tears the peaceful flocks : with silent awe Trembling they lie, and pant beneath his paw. Nor with less rage Euryalus employs The wrathful...
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The Fologues

Virgil - 1830 - 370 pages
...then he dreamt of drink and lucky play — More lucky, had it lasted till the day. 455 The famish'd lion thus, with hunger bold, O'erleaps the fences...nightly fold, And tears the peaceful flocks : with silent awe Trembling they lie, and pant beneath his paw. Nor with less rage Euryalus employs 460 The...
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Virgil: The Eclogues, Volume 2

Virgil - Aeneas (Legendary character) - 1834 - 340 pages
...Ev'n then he dreamt of drink and lucky play, More lucky, had it lasted till the day. 455 The famish'd lion thus, with hunger bold, O'erleaps the fences...nightly fold, And tears the peaceful flocks : with silent awe Trembling they lie, and pant beneath his paw. Nor with less rage Euryalus employs 460 The...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 2

John Dryden, John Mitford - English literature - 1836 - 488 pages
...E'en then he dream'd of drink and lucky play — More lucky, had it lasted till the day. The famish'd lion thus, with hunger bold, O'erleaps the fences...nightly fold, And tears the peaceful flocks : with silent awe Trembling they lie, and pant beneath his paw. Nor with less rage Euryalus employs The wrathful...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 2

John Dryden, John Mitford - 1844 - 536 pages
...and lucky play— More lucky, had it lasted till the day. The famish'd lion thus, with hunger hold, O'erleaps the fences of the nightly fold, And tears the peaceful flocks : with silent awe Tremhling they lie, and pant heneath his paw. Nor with less rage Euryalus employs The wrathful...
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Specimens of the Poets and Poetry of Greece and Rome

William Peter - English poetry - 1847 - 568 pages
...E'en then he dream'd of drink and lucky play — More lucky, had it lasted till the day. The famish'd lion thus, with hunger bold, O'erleaps the fences...nightly fold, And tears the peaceful flocks : with silent awe Trembling they lie, and pant beneath his paw. Nor with less rage Enryalus employs The wrathful...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, Volume 2

John Dryden - 1859 - 482 pages
...and lucky play — More lucky, had it lasted till the day. Thefamish'd lion thus, with hunger hold, O'erleaps the fences of the nightly fold, And tears the peaceful flocks : with silent avre Tremhling they lie, and pant heneath his paw. Nor with less rage Euryalus employs The wrathful...
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