The Works of Hesiod, Callimachus, and Theognis
Hesiod, Callimachus, Theognis, James Davies, Sir Charles Abraham Elton, Henry William Tytler, John Hookham Frere
H.G. Bohn, 1856 - Greek poetry - 495 pages
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Page 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...
Page 127 - 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.
Page 106 - 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.
Page 31 - And thou the accuser. Thus it shall befall Him who, to worth in woman overtrusting, Lets her will rule : restraint she will not brook; And, left to herself, if evil thence ensue, She first his weak indulgence will accuse.
Page 236 - 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.
Page 240 - Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil ; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness...
Page 442 - With kine and horses, Kurnus! we proceed By reasonable rules, and choose a breed For profit and increase, at any 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,...
Page 200 - Nulli se dicit mulier mea nubere malle quam mihi, non si se luppiter ipse petat. dicit; sed mulier cupido quod dicit amanti, in vento et rapida scribere oportet aqua.
Page 443 - 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.
Page 176 - The gods are just, and of our pleasant vices Make instruments to plague us.