Lives, Translated from the Greek, with Notes Critical and Historical, and a New Life of Plutarch, Volume 3
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Page 267 - But did not Chance at length her error mend? Did no subverted empire mark his end? Did rival monarchs give the fatal wound ? Or hostile millions press him to the ground? His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand; He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.
Page 267 - The march begins in military ftate, And nations on his eye fufpended wait ; Stern Famine guards the folitary coaft, And Winter barricades the realm of...
Page 238 - is very probable; but is the taking of Sicily to conclude our expeditions?" — "Far from it," answered Pyrrhus, "for if Heaven grant us success in this, that success shall only be the prelude to greater things. Who can forbear Libya and Carthage, then within reach...
Page 128 - A man who can be satisfied with such a supper has no need of gold ; and I think it more glorious to conquer the owners of it than to have it myself.