College Greek Course in English

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Phillips & Hunt, 1884 - 302 pages

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Page 217 - And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient...
Page 185 - All is best, though we oft doubt, What the unsearchable dispose Of highest wisdom brings about, And ever best found in the close. Oft he seems to hide his face, But unexpectedly returns And to his faithful champion hath in place Bore witness gloriously; whence Gaza mourns And all that band them to resist His...
Page 240 - Thammuz came next behind, Whose annual wound in Lebanon allured The Syrian damsels to lament his fate In amorous ditties all a summer's day, While smooth Adonis from his native rock Ran purple to the sea, supposed with blood Of Thammuz yearly wounded...
Page 64 - Our form of government does not enter into rivalry with the institutions of others. We do not copy our neighbors, but are an example to them. It is true that we are called a democracy; for the administration is in the hands of the many and not of the few.
Page 97 - Above and behind them a fire is blazing at a distance, and between the fire and the prisoners there is a raised way; and you will see, if you look, a low wall built along the way, like the screen which marionette players have in front of them, over which they show the puppets.
Page 65 - The great impediment to action is, in our opinion, not discussion, but the want of that knowledge which is gained by discussion preparatory to action. For we have a peculiar power of thinking before we act and of acting too, whereas other men are courageous from ignorance, but hesitate upon reflection.
Page 215 - How he drove the bolted breath Through the cloud to wedge it ponderous In the gnarled oak beneath. Oh, our Sophocles, the royal, Who was born to monarch's place ; And who made the whole world loyal Less by kingly power than grace ! ' Our Euripides the human, With his droppings of warm tears, And his touches of things common, Till they rose to touch the spheres.
Page 238 - Go, tell the Spartans, thou that passest by, That here obedient to their laws we lie.
Page 219 - Close around him and confound him, the confounder of ' us all ! Pelt him, pummel him, and maul him, rummage, ransack, overhaul him ! Overbear him, and out-bawl him ; bear him down, and bring him. under ! Bellow like a burst of thunder robber, harpy, sink of plunder ! Rogue and villain ! rogue and cheat ! rogue and villain ! I repeat. Oftener than I can repeat it has the rogue and villain cheated. Close upon him left and right spit upon him, spurn and smite ; Spit upon him as you see :...
Page 81 - What constitutes a state ? Not high-raised battlement or labored mound, Thick wall or moated gate ; Not cities proud, with spires and turrets crowned ; Not bays and broad-armed ports, Where, laughing at the storm, rich navies ride ; Not starred and spangled courts, Where low-browed baseness wafts perfume to pride. No: MEN, high-minded MEN...

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