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" And, in truth, all the rest of the Syracusans were no more than the body in the batteries of Archimedes, while he himself was the informing soul. All other weapons lay idle and unemployed ; his were the only offensive and defensive arms of the city. "
Plutarch's Lives, tr. by J. and W. Langhorne - Pagina 119
di Plutarchus - 1810
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Plutarch's Lives, Volume 3

Plutarch - 1816 - 314 pagine
...assault; and, in striking us with such a multitude of bolts at once, exceeds even the hundred handed giants of fable?" And in truth, all the rest of the...last the Romans were so terrified, that if they saw twit a rope or a stick put over the walls, they cried out, " Archimedes ,was levelling some machine...
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Plutarch's Lives, Volume 3

Plutarch - 1821 - 378 pagine
...the Syracusans were no more than the body in the batteries of Archimedes, while he himself was the informing soul. All other weapons lay idle and. unemployed;...but a rope or a stick put over the walls, they cried but that Archimedes was leveling some machine at them, and turned their backs and fled. Marcellus seeing...
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Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2

Plutarch - 1822 - 504 pagine
...the Syracusans were no more than the body in the batteries of Archimedes, while he himself was the informing soul. All other weapons lay idle and unemployed;...rope or a stick put over the walls, they cried out, that Archimedes was levelling some machine at them, and turned their hacks and fled. Marcellus seeing...
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An Essay on the Law of Patents for New Inventions

Thomas Green Fessenden - 1822 - 524 pagine
...the Syracusans were no more than the bodies in the batteries of Archimedes, while he himself was the informing soul. All other weapons lay idle and unemployed; his were the only offensive and defensive arms in the city. At length the Romans were so terrified, that if they saw but a rope or stick put over...
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Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2

Plutarch - 1823 - 440 pagine
...the Syracusans were no more than the body in the batteries of Archimedes, while he himself was the informing soul. All other weapons lay idle and unemployed...rope or a stick put over the walls, they cried out that Archimedes was levelling some machine at them, and turned their backs and fled. Marcellus seeing...
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Addresses Delivered at the Triennial Celebration ...

1824 - 706 pagine
...the Syracusans were no more than the body in the batteries of Archimedes, while he himself was the informing soul. All other weapons lay idle and unemployed...the only offensive and defensive arms of the city. That, Mr. President, was the application of science to art with a witness to it, and in the noblest...
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Plutarch, Volume 2

Plutarch - 1831 - 380 pagine
...the Syracusans were noi more than the body, in the batteries of Archimedes, while he himself was the informing soul. All other weapons lay idle and unemployed...but a rope or a stick put over the walls, they cried otrt that Archimedes was levelling some machine at them, and turned their backs and fled. Marcellus...
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Plutarch's Lives: Tr. from the Original Greek; with Notes ..., Volume 2

Plutarch - 1834 - 496 pagine
...the Syracusans were no more than the body in the batteries of Archimedes, while he himself was the informing soul. All other weapons lay idle and unemployed; his were the only offensive and defensive arms ┐f the city. At last, the Roman┐ were so terrified, that if they saw but a rope or a stick put over...
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Engines of War, Or, Historical and Experimental Observations on Ancient and ...

Henry Wilkinson - 1841 - 288 pagine
...bridge which is suddenly protruded from the tower to the wall is called exostra" 1 Plutarch states, that "at last the Romans were so terrified, that if they saw but a stick or a rope put over the walls,. they cried out, " Archimedes was levelling some machine at them,"...
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Archimedes and Franklin: A Lecture, Introductory to a Course on the ...

Robert Charles Winthrop - 1854 - 56 pagine
...the Syracusans were no more than the body in the batteries of Archimedes, while he himself was the informing soul. All other weapons lay idle and unemployed...the only offensive and defensive arms of the city. That, Mr. President, was the application of science to art with a witness to it, and in the noblest...
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