The Trojan fix’d his view, And scarcely thro’ the gloom the sullen shadow knew.
Saturnia said: The sullen fiend her sounding wings display’d, Unwilling left the light, and sought the nether shade.
The charming Lausus, full of youthful fire, Rode in the rank, and next his sullen sire; To Turnus only second in the grace Of manly mien, and features of the face.
Stripp’d of his trappings, with a sullen pace He walks; and the big tears run rolling down his face.
Wildly they stare, distracted with amaze: The fields are lighten’d with a fiery blaze, That cast a sullen splendor on their friends, The marching troop which their dead prince attends.
Not far from these Phoenician Dido stood, Fresh from her wound, her bosom bath’d in blood; Whom when the Trojan hero hardly knew, Obscure in shades, and with a doubtful view, (Doubtful as he who sees, thro’ dusky night, Or thinks he sees, the moon’s uncertain light,) With tears he first approach’d the sullen shade; And, as his love inspir’d him, thus he said: "Unhappy queen! then is the common breath Of rumor true, in your reported death, And I, alas! the cause?
Just in the gate and in the jaws of hell, Revengeful Cares and sullen Sorrows dwell, And pale Diseases, and repining Age, Want, Fear, and Famine’s unresisted rage; Here Toils, and Death, and Death’s half-brother, Sleep, Forms terrible to view, their sentry keep; With anxious Pleasures of a guilty mind, Deep Frauds before, and open Force behind; The Furies’ iron beds; and Strife, that shakes Her hissing tresses and unfolds her snakes.
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