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" Goddess sage and holy! Hail, divinest Melancholy! Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view... "
Selections from Ovid: Chiefly the Metamorphoses - Seite 50
von Ovid - 1892 - 353 Seiten
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1874 - 534 Seiten
...staid Wisdom's hue; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might beseem. Or that starr" d Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauty's praise above The Sea-Nymphs, and their powers offended : Yet thou art higher far descended ; Thee bright-hair'd Vesta, long of yore, To solitary Saturn bore...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: Paradise regained. Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1874
...with black, staid Wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might beseem, Or that starred Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauty's praise above 2O The Sea-Nymphs, and their powers offended Yet thou art higher far descended : Thee bright-haired...
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Paradise Lost

John Milton - 1874
...with black, staid Wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might beseem, Or that starred Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauty's praise above 20 The Sea-Nymphs, and their powers offended. Yet thou art higher far descended : Thee bright-haired...
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Poemata quaedam excerpta

Ovid - 1875 - 282 Seiten
...Perseus. 669. Cephea (adj.), of Cephens, king of Ethiopia, brother of ^Cgyptus and Danaus. 670. maternae linguae: Cassiopeia, mother of Andromeda, was " That...most striking constellations in the northern heavens. 671. Ammon : the chief divinity of Egypt, identified with the Greek Zeus (Jupiter) ; represented with...
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Publi Ovidii Nasonis poemata quaedam excerpta

Ovid - 1875 - 282 Seiten
...Perseus. 669. Cephea (adj.), of Cepheus, king of Ethiopia, brother of ^Egyptus and Danaus. 670. maternae linguae : Cassiopeia, mother of Andromeda, was "That...most striking constellations in the northern heavens. 671. Aramoii : the chief divinity of Egypt, identified with the Greek Zeus (Jupiter) ; represented...
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The Harvard Classics, Band 4

Charles William Eliot - 1909
...with black, staid Wisdom's hue; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might beseem, Or that starred Ethiop Queen that strove To set her beauty's...praise above The Sea-Nymphs, and their powers offended. Yet thou art higher far descended: Thee bright-haired Vesta long of yore To solitary Saturn bore; His...
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Mythology: The Age of Fable, The Age of Chivalry, Legends of Charlemagne

Thomas Bulfinch - 1913 - 2 Seiten
...with black, staid Wisdom's hue. Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might beseem, Or that starred ^Ethiop queen that strove To set her...above The sea-nymphs, and their powers offended." Cassiopeia is called "the starred ^Ithiop queen" because after her death she was placed among the stars,...
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Milton Re-viewed: Ten Essays

Edward Le Comte - 1991 - 148 Seiten
...wrote and that he would not have wanted us scurrying after. Take the reference in "II Penseroso" to "that starred Ethiop queen that strove / To set her...above / The seanymphs, and their powers offended." Here is "that" meaning famous again — Cassiopeia, turned into a constellation. The more familiar...
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The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art, Based Originally on ...

Charles Mills Gayley - 1991 - 597 Seiten
...country of the ^Ethiopians, over whom Cepheus was king. His wife was Cassiopea — That starred .^thiope queen that strove To set her beauty's praise above The sea-nymphs, and their powers offended.1 These nymphs had consequently sent a sea monster to ravage the coast. To appease the deities,...
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Narrative of Sojourner Truth, a Bondswoman of Olden Time: With a History of ...

Olive Gilbert, Sojourner Truth, James Stewart - 1991 - 320 Seiten
...Penseroso, whom he imagines " Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might beseem, Or that starred Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauty's praise above The sea-nymph's." Bub though Sojourner Truth has passed away from among us as a wave of the sea, her memory...
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