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" I quite acknowledge that these allegories are very nice, but he is not to be envied who has to invent them; much labour and ingenuity will be required of him; and when he has once begun, he must go on and rehabilitate Hippocentaurs and chimeras dire. "
Phaedrus
by Plato, Benjamin Jowett - 2008 - 77 pages
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The Dialogues of Plato: Tr. Into English, with Analyses and ..., Volume 1

Plato - 1874
...monstrosities and marvels of nature. And if he is skeptical about them, and would fain reduce them all to the rules of probability, this sort of crude philosophy will take up all his time. Now I have certainly not time for this ; shall I tell you why ? I must first know myself,...
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The Dialogues of Plato, Volume 2

Plato - 1875
...Gorgons and winged steeds flow in apace, and numberless other inconceivable and portentous monsters. And if he is sceptical about them, and would fain...probability, this sort of crude philosophy will take - up all his time. Now I have certainly not time for such enquiries ; shall I tell you why ? I must first...
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Introduction to the Science of Language, Volume 2

Archibald Henry Sayce - Comparative linguistics - 1880
...monstrosities and marvels of nature. And if he is sceptical about them, and would fain reduce them all to the rules of probability, this sort of crude philosophy will take up all his time."1 The fantastic world of mythology confronted the cultivated Greek of the age of Sokrates...
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Introduction to the Science of Language, Volume 2

Archibald Henry Sayce - Comparative linguistics - 1880
...flow in apace, and numberless other inconceivable and impossible monstrosities and marvels of nature. And if he is sceptical about them, and would fain reduce them all to the rules of probability, this sort of crude philosophy will take up all his time." * The fantastic...
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Charmides. Lysis. Laches. Protagoras. Euthydemus. Cratylus. Phaedrus. Ion ...

Plato - 1892
...inhabitant of the city, is charmed with the sights and sounds of the country which are so new to him. place. Now I quite acknowledge that these allegories...I tell you why ? I must first know myself, as the N^Delphian inscription says ; to be curious about that which is 230 not my concern, while I am still...
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Charmides. Lysis. Laches. Protagoras. Euthydemus. Cratylus. Phaedrus. Ion ...

Plato - 1892
...taken from the Areopagus, and not from this place. Now I quite acknowledge that these allegories arc very nice, but he is not to be envied who has to invent...time. Now I have no leisure for such enquiries ; shall 1 tell you why ? I must first know myself, as the Delphian inscription says ; to be curious about that...
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A HISTORY OF ENGLISH POETRY

W. J. COURTHOPE, M.A. - 1895
...monstrosities and marvels of nature. And if he is sceptical about this, and would fain reduce them all to the rules of probability, this sort of crude philosophy will take up all his time." l Hence it appears that Plato affected to ridicule the attempts, made by Euhemerus and...
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Plato the Teacher: Being Selections from the Apology, Euthydemus, Protagoras ...

Plato - Philosophy - 1897 - 454 pages
...monstrosities and marvels of nature. And if he is skeptical about them, and would fain reduce them all to the rules of probability, this sort of crude philosophy will take up all his time. Now I have certainly not time for 11 Boreas (bu're-asl : mythological personification...
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Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry

William Butler Yeats - History - 1888 - 326 pages
...Gorgons and winged steeds flow in apace, and numberless other inconceivable and portentous monsters. And if he is sceptical about them, and would fain...probability, this sort of crude philosophy will take up all his time. Now, I have certainly not time for such inquiries. Shall I tell you why? I must first...
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Utter Antiquity: Perceptions of Prehistory in Renaissance England

Arthur B. Ferguson - History - 1993 - 168 pages
...monstrosities and marvels of nature. And if he is skeptical about them and would fain reduce them all to the rules of probability, this sort of crude philosophy will take up all his time. " 85 But Renaissance commentators were not to be deterred. The further rationalization...
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