"radiant Dawn with her resplendent gaze"
"Their armor shone like fire in the sunlight,
and Argo plunged onward, its long white wake
most like a pathway through a grassy plain."
"Fish both big and small came leaping out of
the sea to revel in the vessel's wake.
In just the way innumerable sheep,
after a satisfying meal at pasture,
tread the footsteps of their rustic guide
back to the paddock, and he leads by playing
shepherd music on a bright-pitched pipe,
the shoal of fish accompanied the ship."
"Here in the previous year, the womenfolk
had mercilessly slaughtered all the menfolk-
inhuman massacre! The men, you see,
had come to loathe and shun their lawful wives
and suffer a persistent lust instead
for captive maidens they themselves had carried
home across the sea from raids in Thrace."
"She hid him in an empty chest and cast him
into the ocean, hoping he would live."
"You could more comfortably stare upon
a sunrise than his mantle's rich resplendence."