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" That age will never again return, when a Pericles, after walking with Plato in a portico built by Phidias and painted by Apelles, might repair to hear a pleading of Demosthenes or a tragedy of Sophocles. "
Microcosm - Page 130
by Gregory Griffin, George Canning - 1793
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The microcosm [ed. by G. Canning and others]. [Another]

George Canning - 1793
...the Reader to the 1zyth paper, 4th vol. of the Adventurer, from whence the following is extrailed, " The age will never again return, when " a Pericles,...painted by Apelles, " might repair to hear a pleading of Demoftfcenes, ** or a tragedy of Sophocles." Unlefs this paflage is more accurately confir dered, it...
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The British Essayists;: Adventurer

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...reflection may be more justly applied to the ancients, and it may with much greater truth be said ; ' The age will never again return, when a Pericles, after walking with Plato in a portico built by Phidias, and painted by Apelles, might repair to hear a pleading of Demosthenes, or...
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The Microcosm: A Periodical Work, Volume 1

1809
...partiality for (he ancients seems to have hurried him on beyond due lengtbs. I refer the reader to the 127th paper, 4th -vol. of the Adventurer, from whence the...return, when a Pericles, after walking with Plato in a portico built by Phidias, ami painied by Apellcs, might repair to hear a pleading of Demosthenes, or...
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The gleaner: a series of periodical essays, Volumes 1-4

English essays - 1811
...partiality for the ancients seems to have hurried him on beyond due lengths. I refer the reader to the 127th paper, 4th vol. of the Adventurer, from whence the...return, when a Pericles, after walking with Plato in a portico built by Phidias, and painted by Apelles, might repair to hear a pleading of Demosthenes, or...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 5

Edward Gibbon, John Holroyd Earl of Sheffield - English literature - 1814
...of Z.) concludes his ingenious parallel of the ancients and moderns by the following remark: " That age will never again return; when a Pericles, after walking with Plato in a portico built by Phidias, and painted by Apelles, might repair to hear a pleading of Demosthenes, or...
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The British Essayists: Adventurer

James Ferguson - English essays - 1819
...reflection may be more justly applied to the ancients, and it may with much greater truth be said, ' The age will never again return, when a Pericles, after walking with Plato in a portico built by Phidias, and painted by Apelles, might repair to hear a pleading of Demosthenes, or...
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Microcosm. General index

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...for the ancients seems, to have hurried him on beyond due lengths. I refer the reader to the 127th paper, 4th vol. of the Adventurer, from whence the...return, when a Pericles, after walking with Plato in a portico built by Phidias, ami painted by Apelles, might repair to hear a pleading of Demosthenes, or...
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The British essayists: with prefaces biographical, historical ..., Volumes 25-26

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...reflection may be more justly applied to the ancients, and it may with much greater truth be said, ' The age will never again return, when a Pericles, after walking with Plato in a portico built by Phidias, and painted by Apelles, might repair to hear a pleading of Demosthenes, or...
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Reminiscences of Charles Butler, Esq. of Lincoln's Inn: With a Letter to a ...

Charles Butler - 1824 - 351 pages
...concludes his ingenious parallel of the ancients and moderns with the following remark: - ' That age will never again return, when a Pericles, after walking with Plato in a portico built by Phidias and painted by Apelles, might repair to hear a pleading of Demosthenes, or...
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Reminiscences of Charles Butler ...

Charles Butler, Samuel Parr - Great Britain - 1824 - 404 pages
...concludes his " ingenious parallel of the ancients and moderns with the fol" lowing remark : ' That age will never again return, when " a Pericles, after walking with Plato in a portico built by " Phidias and painted by Apelles, might repair to hear a " pleading of Demosthenes,...
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