souls roam In the joy breathing isles of the blest; Where the mighty of old have their home Where Achilles and Diomed rest
Immortal memories awake, and the dead years Through deathless
voices answer to my strings, Till from the brink of Time's untarnished springs The melting night recalls me with her tears.
For one fosters evil war and battle, being cruel: her no man loves; but perforce, through the will of the deathless gods, men pay harsh Strife her honour due.
109-120) First of all the deathless gods who dwell on Olympus made a golden race of mortal men who lived in the time of Cronos when he was reigning in heaven.
And they live untouched by sorrow in the islands of the blessed along the shore of deep swirling Ocean, happy heroes for whom the grain-giving earth bears honey-sweet fruit flourishing thrice a year, far from the deathless gods, and Cronos rules over them (5); for the father of men and gods released him from his bonds.
And then Aidos and Nemesis (7), with their sweet forms wrapped in white robes, will go from the wide-pathed earth and forsake mankind to join the company of the deathless gods: and bitter sorrows will be left for mortal men, and there will be no help against evil.
"We send out our deathless archers--deathless because they are lifeless, existing only in the imaginations of our enemies.
"You call them deathless, and yet I saw their dead bodies piled high upon the battlefield.
Sometimes the disability is removed, the law suspended: by the deathless
power of love or hate we break the spell--we are seen by those whom we would warn, console, or punish.
Birds do not often sing in September, but one sang sweetly from some hidden bough while Gilbert and Anne repeated their deathless
So died the body of Robin Hood; but his spirit lives on through the centuries in the deathless
ballads which are sung of him, and in the hearts of men who love freedom and chivalry.
Two abysmal beasts sprang at each other's throats that day beneath the shadow of earth's oldest cliffs--the man of now and the man-thing of the earliest, forgotten then, imbued by the same deathless
passion that has come down unchanged through all the epochs, periods and eras of time from the beginning, and which shall continue to the incalculable end--woman, the imperishable Alpha and Omega of life.