Think, from some powerful foe thou seest him fly, And beg protection with a feeble cry. Yet still one comfort in his soul may rise ; He hears his son still lives to glad his eyes ; And, hearing, still may hope a better day May send him thee, to chase... Greek exercises - Page 188by William Neilson - 1834Full view
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David Nichol Smith - English poetry - 1926 - 744 pages
...peaceful State ; Think from some pow'rful Foe thou see'st him fly, And beg Protection with a Feeble Cry. Yet still one Comfort in his Soul may rise ; He hears...Foe away. No Comfort to my Griefs, no Hopes remain, 114 The best, the bravest of my Sons are slain ! Yet what a Race ! e'er Greece to llion came, The Pledge...