THE EAGLE, AND THE ASSEMBLY OF ANIMALS pdf free download. As Jupiter’s all-seeing eye Surveyed the worlds beneath the sky, From this small speck of earth were sent, Murmurs and sounds of discontent; For every thing alive complained, That he the hardest life sustained. Jove calls his eagle. At the word Before him stands the royal bird. The bird, obedient, from heaven’s height, Downward directs his rapid flight; Then cited every living thing, To hear the mandates of his king. ‘Ungrateful creatures, whence arise These murmurs which offend the skies? Why this disorder? say the cause: For just are Jove’s eternal laws. Let each his discontent reveal; To yon sour dog, I first appeal.’ ‘Hard is my lot,’ the hound replies, ‘On what fleet nerves the greyhound flies,
THE EAGLE, AND THE ASSEMBLY OF ANIMALS pdf free download
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