Thro’ Elis and the Grecian towns he flew; Th’ audacious wretch four fiery coursers drew: He wav’d a torch aloft, and, madly vain, Sought godlike worship from a servile train.
One more audacious mortal will be found; And I, thy daughter, wait another wound.
As, when the wolf has torn a bullock’s hide At unawares, or ranch’d a shepherd’s side, Conscious of his audacious deed, he flies, And claps his quiv’ring tail between his thighs: So, speeding once, the wretch no more attends, But, spurring forward, herds among his friends.
He summon’d Eurus and the western blast, And first an angry glance on both he cast; Then thus rebuk’d: "Audacious winds! from whence This bold attempt, this rebel insolence?
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It was an audacious act of piracy.
She had the audacity to tell me I am not good enough for him.