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The Aeneid
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  • Some friendly god From thence convey'd us to your blest abode.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Thy pray'rs alone can open this abode; Else vain are my demands, and dumb the god.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Deep in a cave the Sibyl makes abode; Thence full of fate returns, and of the god.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He shall to peaceful Rome new laws ordain, Call'd from his mean abode a scepter to sustain.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A narrow track, by human steps untrode, Leads, thro' perplexing thorns, to this obscure abode.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Whate'er abode my fortune has assign'd, Your image shall be present in my mind.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • All are concern'd to know what place the god Assign'd, and where determin'd our abode.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Thus they pretend, but in the hollow side Selected numbers of their soldiers hide: With inward arms the dire machine they load, And iron bowels stuff the dark abode.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Thou, mighty walls for mighty nations build; Nor let thy weary mind to labors yield: But change thy seat; for not the Delian god, Nor we, have giv'n thee Crete for our abode.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Anchises, last, is honor'd as a god; A priest is added, annual gifts bestow'd, And groves are planted round his blest abode.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Now Lycian lots, and now the Delian god, Now Hermes is employ'd from Jove's abode, To warn him hence; as if the peaceful state Of heav'nly pow'rs were touch'd with human fate!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This plant Latinus, when his town he wall'd, Then found, and from the tree Laurentum call'd; And last, in honor of his new abode, He vow'd the laurel to the laurel's god.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Those isles are compass'd by th' Ionian main, The dire abode where the foul Harpies reign, Forc'd by the winged warriors to repair To their old homes, and leave their costly fare.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Prostrate we fell; confess'd the present god, Who gave this answer from his dark abode: 'Undaunted youths, go, seek that mother earth From which your ancestors derive their birth.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Two gates of steel (the name of Mars they bear, And still are worship'd with religious fear) Before his temple stand: the dire abode, And the fear'd issues of the furious god, Are fenc'd with brazen bolts; without the gates, The wary guardian Janus doubly waits.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The Trojans, coop'd within their walls so long, Unbar their gates, and issue in a throng, Like swarming bees, and with delight survey The camp deserted, where the Grecians lay: The quarters of the sev'ral chiefs they show'd; Here Phoenix, here Achilles, made abode; Here join'd the battles; there the navy rode.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Here patriots live, who, for their country's good, In fighting fields, were prodigal of blood: Priests of unblemish'd lives here make abode, And poets worthy their inspiring god; And searching wits, of more mechanic parts, Who grac'd their age with new-invented arts: Those who to worth their bounty did extend, And those who knew that bounty to commend.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Not far from hence, along the river's side, In tents secure, the Tuscan troops abide, By Tarchon led.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Aw'd with these words, in camps they still abide, And wait with longing looks their promis'd guide.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …in the wind, The plowman, passenger, and lab'ring hind For shelter to the neighb'ring covert fly, Or hous'd, or safe in hollow caverns lie; But, that o'erblown, when heav'n above 'em smiles, Return to travel, and renew their toils: Aeneas thus, o'erwhelmed on ev'ry side, The storm of darts, undaunted, did abide; And thus to Lausus loud with friendly threat'ning cried: "Why wilt thou rush to certain death, and rage In rash attempts, beyond thy tender age, Betray'd by pious love?"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This let me crave, since near your grove the road To hell lies open, and the dark abode Which Acheron surrounds, th' innavigable flood; Conduct me thro' the regions void of light, And lead me longing to my father's sight.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: abide by her decision
as in: an abiding desire to
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