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" Dens a principio usque ad fnem, the summary law of nature, we know not whether man's inquiry can attain unto it. But these three be the true stages of knowledge, and are to them that are depraved no better than the giants' hills : Ter sunt conati imponere... "
Bacon: The Advancement of Learning - Page 91
by Francis Bacon - 1876 - 376 pages
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P. Virgilii Maronis opera, Volume 1

Virgil - 1795 - 332 pages
...terra nefando Coenmque lapetumque creat, saevumque Typhoëa, Et coniuratos caelum rescindere fratres. Ter sunt conati imponere Pelio Ossam Scilicet, atque Ossae frondosum involvere Olympum: Ter Pater exstructos disiecit fulmine montes. Septima post decimam felix, et ponere vitem, Et prensos...
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The Georgics of Virgil

Virgil - 1800 - 250 pages
...Terra nefando Cceumque lapetumque creat, sxvumque Typhoea, Et conjuratos coelum rescindere fratres : Ter sunt conati imponere Pelio Ossam Scilicet, atque Ossae frondosum involvere Olympum ; Ter pater exstructos disjecit fulmine montes, Septima post decimam felix et ponere vitem, Et prensos...
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Les voyageurs en Suisse, Volume 2

Etienne François de Lantier - Switzerland - 1803 - 492 pages
...présentent trois aiguilles ou pointes. C'est ici que je croyois voir réaliser la fable des géans. Ter sunt conati imponere Pelio Ossam, Scilicet , atque Ossae frondosum involvere Olympum. Mais ce Mont Blanc , dont la tête s'enfonce dans les cieux , fixoit tous nos regards : quel tableau...
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An Analytical Inquiry Into the Principles of Taste

Richard Payne Knight - Aesthetics - 1808 - 510 pages
...in the mighty attempt in- Qf ^ gu_ stead of merely designing or aiming- at it— blime and Pathetic. Ter sunt conati imponere Pelio Ossam Scilicet, atque Ossae frondosum involvere Olympum: Tei- Pater extructos disjecit fulmine monies — and Clandian has quite spoiled it by making his giants...
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Œuvres, Volume 13

Jacques Delille - French literature - 1811 - 364 pages
...Terra nefaudo Cœumque lapetumque creat, saevumque Typhœa, Et conjurates cœlum rescindere fratres : Ter sunt conati imponere Pelio Ossam Scilicet , atque Ossae frondosum involvere Olympum ; Ter pater exstructos disjecit fulmine montes. Septima post decimam felix et ponere vitem, Et prensos...
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Travels in the Ionian Isles, Albania, Thessaly, Macedonia, &c. During the ...

Sir Henry Holland - Albania - 1815 - 604 pages
...Olympus, now covered, as already described, with the snows of winter. Almost opposite the town of •)• Ter sunt conati imponere Pelio Ossam Scilicet, atque Ossae frondosum involvere Olympum. / Virg. Georg. i. 281. Horace (Lib. iii. Od. 4.) speaks of the " opaco Olympo;" and, alluding to the...
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A sketch of modern and antient geography

Samuel Butler (bp. of Lichfield and Coventry.) - 1818 - 376 pages
...places Olympus at the bottom, Ossa on Olympus, and Pelion on Ossa ; Virgil uses the contrary order — Ter sunt conati imponere Pelio Ossam Scilicet, atque Ossae frondosum involvere Olympum : which makes a pyramid resting on its point, Pelion being the least, and Olympus the greatest of these...
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P. Virgilii Maronis Opera, et nonnulla ejusdem opuscula

Virgil - Harvard University - 1818 - 406 pages
...nefando Cœumque lapetumque créât, sœvumque Typho'ea, Et conjurâtes cœlum rescindere fratres. 280 Ter sunt conati imponere Pelio Ossam Scilicet, atque Ossae frondosum involvere Olympum : Ter Pater exstructos disjecit fulmine montes. Séptima post decimam felix, et poneré vitein, Et...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 648 pages
...point is metaphysic. As for the vertical point, Opus, quod operatur Deus a principio usque ad Jinem, the summary law of nature, we know not whether man's...Ter sunt conati imponere Pelio Ossam Scilicet, atque OSSCE frondosum involvereOlympum. But to those which refer all things to the glory of God, they are...
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Pub. Virgilii Maronis Georgicorum libri quatuor. The Georgicks of Vergil ...

Publius Vergilius Maro - 1819 - 520 pages
...thunderbolt. Cœumque lapetumque créât, ssevumque Typhoëa, Et conjurâtes caelum rescindere fratres. 280 Ter sunt conati imponere Pelio Ossam Scilicet, atque Ossae frondosum involvere Olympum: Ter pater extractos disjecit fulmine montes. Пя/ля» l НеатЧ on Olympus tott'ring Ossa stood;...
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