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" The stock uprooted from its parent soil A shape and polish takes from Argus' toil; An image of the goddess, form'd with skill, They place it high upon a craggy hill, O'erarching broad where stately beeches grow, That deeply shoot their twisted roots below.... "
The Argonautics, tr. into Engl. verse with notes by W. Preston - Page 49
by Apollonius (of Rhodes) - 1803
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...level Troade bound, With Nepe's plain, Adraste's walls around. An ancient vine, within a neighbouring wood, Where first it flourish'd, had for ages stood...and polish takes from Argus' toil ; An image of the goddess6', form'd with skill, They place it high upon a craggy hill, O'erarching broad where stately...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...level Troade bound, With Nep6's plain, Adraste's walls around. An ancient vine, within a neighbouring wood, Where first it flourish'd, had for ages stood;...parent soil, A shape and polish takes from Argus' toil; Then shall the tempests cease to vex the main, So halcyon sings, who never sings in vain, [night, For,...
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The Testimony of the Heathen to the Truths of Holy Writ: A Commentary on the ...

Thomas Street Millington - Bible - 1863 - 648 pages
...twisted branch of a withered vine, and polished it skilfully as a sacred idol."—OEPH. Arg. v. 610. " An ancient vine within a neighb'ring wood, Where first...flourish'd had for ages stood; The stock uprooted from its parent soil A shape and polish takes from Argus' toil; An image of the goddess, form'd with skill,...
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The Testimony of the Heathen to the Truths of Holy Writ: A Commentary on the ...

Thomas Street Millington - Bible - 1863 - 648 pages
...polished it skilfully as a sacred idol." — OUPH. Arg. v. 010. " An ancient vine within a noighb'ring wood, Where first it flourish'd had for ages stood ; The stock uprooted from its parent soil A shape and polish takes from Argus' toil ; An image of the goddess, form'd with skill,...
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