The Aias of Sophocles: With Critical and Explanatory Notes

J. Bartlett, 1851 - 342 páginas

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Página 187 - For contemplation he and valour formed; For softness she, and sweet attractive grace; He for God only, she for God in him...
Página 217 - The heavens themselves, the planets, and this centre, Observe degree, priority, and place, Insisture, course, proportion, season, form, Office, and custom, in all line of order...
Página 308 - What stronger breast-plate than a heart untainted ? Thrice is he armed, that hath his quarrel just ; And he but naked, though locked up in steel, Whose conscience with injustice is corrupted.
Página 218 - Night is the time for toil ; To plough the classic field, Intent to find the buried spoil Its wealthy furrows yield ; Till all is ours that sages taught, That poets sang or heroes wrought.
Página 320 - Place me on Sunium's marbled steep, Where nothing, save the waves and I, May hear our mutual murmurs sweep; There, swan-like, let me sing and die: A land of slaves shall ne'er be mine— Dash down yon cup of Samian wine!
Página 320 - May hear our mutual murmurs sweep ; There, swan-like, let me sing and die : A land of slaves shall ne'er be mine — Dash down yon cup of Samian wine...
Página 218 - The gaudy, blabbing, and remorseful day Is crept into the bosom of the sea, And now loud -howling wolves arouse the jades That drag the tragic melancholy night...
Página 142 - Et celata diu in medium peccata dedisse." 6 Quum tonat. Suet. Calig. 51, " Nam qui deos tantopere contemneret, ad minima tonitrua et fulgura connivere, caput obvolvere ; ad vero majora proripere se e strato, sub lectumque condere, solebat." ' Murmure. Lucret. v. 1218, " Quoi non conrepunt membra pavore Fulminis horribili quom plaga torrida tellus Contremit et magnum pe rcurrunt murmura ccelum ? Non populei gentesque tremunt.
Página 199 - Is changed at least into a star; And who dares doubt the poets wise? Philosopher. But ask not bodies doomed to die To what abode they go; Since knowledge is but sorrow's spy, It is not safe to know.
Página 199 - To show that I was wrong. Ignorance is safe ; I then slept happily : if knowledge mend me not, Thou hast committed a most cruel sin, '°° To wake me into judgment, and then leave me.

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