Poems about oceanus (18 Poems)


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    The Iliad: Book 1 (Homer Poems)

    Sing, O goddess, the anger of Achilles son of Peleus, that broughtcountless ills upon the Achaeans. Many a brave soul did it sendhurrying down to Hades, and many a hero did it yield a prey to dogsand vultures, for so … Continue reading



    The Iliad: Book 14 (Homer Poems)

    Nestor was sitting over his wine, but the cry of battle did notescape him, and he said to the son of Aesculapius, ‘What, nobleMachaon, is the meaning of all this? The shouts of men fighting by ourships grow stronger and … Continue reading



    The Iliad: Book 20 (Homer Poems)

    Thus, then, did the Achaeans arm by their ships round you, O sonof Peleus, who were hungering for battle; while the Trojans overagainst them armed upon the rise of the plain.Meanwhile Jove from the top of many-delled Olympus, bade Themisgather … Continue reading



    The Iliad: Book 7 (Homer Poems)

    With these words Hector passed through the gates, and his brotherAlexandrus with him, both eager for the fray. As when heaven sends abreeze to sailors who have long looked for one in vain, and havelaboured at their oars till they … Continue reading



    The Iliad: Book 3 (Homer Poems)

    When the companies were thus arrayed, each under its own captain,the Trojans advanced as a flight of wild fowl or cranes that screamoverhead when rain and winter drive them over the flowing waters ofOceanus to bring death and destruction on … Continue reading



    The Iliad: Book 19 (Homer Poems)

    Now when Dawn in robe of saffron was hasting from the streams ofOceanus, to bring light to mortals and immortals, Thetis reached theships with the armour that the god had given her. She found her sonfallen about the body of … Continue reading



    Hyperion. Book II (John Keats Poems)

    Just at the self-same beat of Time’s wide wingsHyperion slid into the rustled air,And Saturn gain’d with Thea that sad placeWhere Cybele and the bruised Titans mourn’d.It was a den where no insulting lightCould glimmer on their tears; where their … Continue reading



    Prometheus (James Russell Lowell Poems)

    One after one the stars have risen and set,Sparkling upon the hoarfrost on my chain:The Bear, that prowled all night about the foldOf the North-star, hath shrunk into his den.Scared by the blithesome footsteps of the Dawn,Whose blushing smile floods … Continue reading



    The Voyage of Telegonus (Henry Kendall Poems)

    Ill fares it with the man whose lips are setTo bitter themes and words that spite the gods;For, seeing how the son of Saturn swaysWith eyes and ears for all, this one shall haltAs on hard, hurtful hills; his days … Continue reading



    Comus (excerpts) (John Milton Poems)

    SONG1-Sweet Echo, sweetest nymph that liv’st unseen–Within thy airy shell–By slow Meander’s margent green,–And in the violet-imbroider’d vale–Where the love-lorn nightingale–Nightly to thee her sad song mourneth well:–Canst thou not tell me of a gentle pair–That likest thy Narcissus are?–O … Continue reading





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