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" 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... "
College Greek Course in English - Page 93
by William Cleaver Wilkinson - 1884 - 302 pages
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Masterpieces of Greek Literature: Homer: Tyrtaeus: Archilochus: Callistratus ...

John Henry Wright - 1902 - 456 pages
...by the chains from turning round their heads. Above and behind them a fire is blazing at a distance, and between the fire and the prisoners there is a...way, like the screen which marionette players have in front of them, over which they show the puppets. I see. And do you see, I said, men passing along...
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A Student's History of Philosophy

Arthur Kenyon Rogers - 1907 - 511 pages
...from their childhood, and have their legs and necks chained so that they can only see before them. At a distance above and behind them the light of a...have before them, over which they show the puppets. And do you see men passing along the wall carrying vessels, which appear over the wall ; and some of...
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The Classical Moralists: Selections Illustrating Ethics from Socrates to ...

Benjamin Rand - 1909 - 797 pages
...from turning round their heads. Above and behind them the light of a fire is blazing at a distance, and between the fire and the prisoners there is a...way, like the screen which marionette players have in front of them, over which they show the puppets. I see. And do you see, I said, men passing along...
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A Historical Introduction to Ethics

Thomas Verner Moore - 1915 - 164 pages
...cave in which human beings were bound, who had never seen the light of day. "They have been here from childhood, and have their legs and necks chained so...have before them, over which they show the puppets. . . . And do you see, I said, men passing along the wall carrying vessels, which appear over the wall;...
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Tertium Organum: The Third Canon of Thought; a Key to the Enigmas of the World

Petr Demʹi︠a︡novich Uspenskiĭ - 1922 - 336 pages
...underground den; they have been there from their childhood, and have their legs and necks chained the chains are arranged in such a manner as to prevent...have before them, over which they show the puppets. Ijnagine men passing along the wall carrying vessels, which appear over the wall; also figures of men...
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Athens in the Age of Pericles

Charles Alexander Robinson - 1959 - 165 pages
...by the chains from turning round their heads. Above and behind them a fire is blazing at a distance, and between the fire and the prisoners there is a...way, like the screen which marionette players have in front of them, over which they show the puppets. I see. And do you see, I said, men passing along...
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Readings in Western Religious Thought: The ancient world

Patrick V. Reid - 1987 - 395 pages
...by the chains from turning round their heads. Above and behind them a fire is blazing at a distance, and between the fire and the prisoners there is a...way. like the screen which marionette players have in front of them, over which they show the puppets. I see. And do you see, I said, men passing along...
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Primary Readings in Philosophy for Understanding Theology

Diogenes Allen, Eric O. Springsted - 1992 - 308 pages
...by the chains from turning round their heads. Above and behind them a fire is blazing at a distance, and between the fire and the prisoners there is a...way, like the screen which marionette players have in front of them, over which they show the puppets. I see. And do you see, I said, men passing along...
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Speech Stories: How Free Can Speech Be?

Randall P. Bezanson - 1998 - 232 pages
...by the chains from turning round their heads. Above and behind them a fire is blazing at a distance, and between the fire and the prisoners there is a...way, like the screen which marionette players have in front of them, over which they show the puppets. I see. And do you see, I said, men passing along...
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Eureka!: 81 Key Ideas Explained

Michael Macrone - 1999 - 253 pages
...by the chains from turning round their heads. Above and behind them a fire is blazing at a distance, and between the fire and the prisoners there is a...way, like the screen which marionette players have in front of them, over which they show the puppets [They are like ourselves,] and they see only...
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