The Works of Hesiod, Callimachus, and Theognis

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H.G. Bohn, 1856 - 495 pagine
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Pagina 35 - Yet half his strength he put not forth, but check'd His thunder in mid volley; for he meant Not to destroy, but root them out of heaven...
Pagina 238 - Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil ; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness ; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter...
Pagina 125 - And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory. And the posts of the door moved at the voice of him that cried, and the house was filled with smoke.
Pagina 104 - And a man shall be as an hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest ; as rivers of water in a dry place, as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land.
Pagina 234 - I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all.
Pagina 436 - For profit and increase, at anv price : Of a sound stock, without defect or vice. But, in the daily matches that we make. The price is everything : for money's sake, Men marry : women are in marriage given The churl or ruffian, that in wealth has thriven, May match his offspring with the proudest race: Thus everything is mix'd, noble and base ! If then in outward manner, form, and mind, You find us a degraded, motley kind, Wonder no more, my friend ! the cause is plain, And to lament the consequence...
Pagina 229 - Non omnis moriar, multaque pars mei Vitabit Libitinam : usque ego postera Crescam laude recens dum Capitolium Scandet cum tacita virgine pontifex.
Pagina 231 - My train are men of choice and rarest parts, That all particulars of duty know, And in the most exact regard support The worships of their name.
Pagina 85 - Thus the hawk addressed the nightingale of variegated-throat, as he carried her in his talons, when he had caught her, very high in the clouds. She then, pierced on all sides by his crooked talons, was wailing piteously, whilst he victoriously addressed his speech to her. "Wretch, wherefore criest thou?
Pagina 437 - Our commonwealth preserves its former frame, Our common people are no more the same. They, that in skins and hides were rudely dress'd, Nor dreamt of law, nor sought to be redress'd By rules of right, but in the days of old Flock'd to the town, like cattle to the fold, Are now the brave and wise.

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