The Classic Myths in English Literature: Based Chiefly on Bulfinch's "Age of Fable". (1855) : Accompanied by an Interpretative and Illustrative Commentary

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Charles Mills Gayley
Ginn, 1893 - 539 páginas
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Roman Poets of Mythology
28
Records of Norse Mythology
30
Records of German Mythology
33
Records of Oriental Mythology
34
GREEK MYTHS OF THE CREATION 16 Origin of the World
37
Origin of the Gods
38
The Rule of Cronus
39
The War of the Titans 20 The Division of Empire 21 The Reign of Jupiter
40
The Origin of
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The Age of Gold
43
The Silver
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Prometheus Champion of Man Lines by Byron 26 Longfellows Prometheus
46
The Brazen Age 28 The Flood
48
Deucalion and Pyrrha 30 The Demigods and Heroes
49
ATTRIBUTES OF THE GODS OF HEAVEN 31 Olympus Lines from Cowpers Translation of the Odyssey
51
The Great Gods 33 Jupiter Zeus 34 Juno Hera 35 Minerva Athene 36 Mars Ares
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Vulcan Hephaestus 38 Phoebus Apollo Shelleys Hymn of Apollo 39 Diana Artemis Ben Jonsons Hymn to Diana 40 Venus Aphrodite Extract from ...
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Mercury Hermes
68
Vesta Hestia
69
ATTRIBUTES OF THE GODS OF EARTH 7477
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ATTRIBUTES OF THE GODS OF
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MYTHS OF THE GREAT DIVINITIES
91
Ægina
100
Antiope Lines from Tennysons Amphion
102
Jupiter a friend of man Baucis and Philemon Lines from Swifts Baucis and Philemon
105
Junos Best Gift Lines from Gosses Sons of Cydippe
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The Contest with Neptune Arachne Extract from Spensers Muiopotmos
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Mars and Minerva Extract from Lang Leaf Myers Iliad
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Mars and Mortals The Fortunes of Cadmus
114
Myths of Vulcan
117
The Wanderings of Latona
118
Apollo the Light Triumphant
119
74 Hyacinthus I 20
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Phaëton
121
The Plague sent upon the Greeks before Troy Extract
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from Lang Leaf Myers Iliad
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The Lamentation of Linus
129
79 Esculapius
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Admetus and Alcestis Extracts from Brownings Balaus tions Adventure
133
Apollo the Musician
136
The Loves of Apollo
138
Clytie Lines by Thomas Moore
141
The Flight of Arethusa Shelleys Arethusa
142
The Fate of Acteon i45 90 The Fortunes and Death of Orion
146
Hero and Leander Extracts from Marlowes Hero
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Página 194 - Whispering I knew not what of wild and sweet, Like that strange song I heard Apollo sing, While Ilion like a mist rose into towers.
Página 463 - Castalian spring, might with this Paradise Of Eden strive ; nor that Nyseian isle Girt with the river Triton, where old Cham, Whom Gentiles Ammon call and Libyan Jove, Hid Amalthea, and her florid son Young Bacchus, from his stepdame Rhea's eye ; Nor where Abassin kings their issue guard, Mount Amara, though this by some supposed True Paradise, under the Ethiop line By Nilus...
Página 417 - The oracles are dumb ; No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving ; Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving ; No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell.
Página 245 - Fillet of a fenny snake, In the cauldron boil and bake : Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog...
Página 60 - QUEEN and huntress, chaste and fair, Now the sun is laid to sleep, Seated in thy silver chair, State in wonted manner keep: Hesperus entreats thy light, Goddess excellently bright. Earth, let not thy envious shade Dare itself to interpose; Cynthia's shining orb was made Heaven to clear when day did close: Bless us then with wished sight, Goddess excellently bright. Lay thy bow of pearl apart And thy crystal-shining quiver; Give unto the flying hart Space to breathe, how short soever: Thou that mak'st...
Página 311 - To dream and dream, like yonder amber light, Which will not leave the myrrh-bush on the height ; To hear each other's whisper'd speech ; Eating the Lotos day by day, To watch the crisping ripples on the beach, And tender curving lines of creamy spray ; To lend our hearts and spirits wholly To the influence of mild-minded melancholy...
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Página 286 - mid unfading bowers. Yet tears to human suffering are due ; And mortal hopes defeated and o'erthrown Are mourned by man, and not by man alone, As fondly he believes. Upon the side Of Hellespont (such faith was entertained) A knot of spiry trees for ages grew From out the tomb of him for whom she died ; And ever, when such stature they had gained That Ilium's walls were subject to their view, The trees...

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