Notes on Thucydides, original and compiled by J.G. Sheppard and L. Evans

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Page 97 - How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds Makes ill deeds done...
Page 32 - When two or more attributes, joined by a copulative or copulatives, are assumed of the same person or thing, before the first attributive the article is inserted, before the remaining ones it is omitted...
Page 218 - ... countenances of the people. In that very moment, when we might very well say — " Vain was the help of man " — I say, in that very moment, it pleased God, with a most agreeable surprise, to...
Page 277 - MeoeeSoi-a), the name applied to the country occupied by the tribes dwelling northward of Thessaly, and Mt. Olympus, eastward of the chain by which Pindus is continued, and westward of the river Axius.
Page 218 - Illud in his rebus miserandum magnopere unum aerumnabile erat, quod ubi se quisque videbat implicitum morbo, morti damnatus ut esset, deficiens animo maesto cum corde iacebat, funera respectans animam amittebat ibidem.
Page 209 - In a damp, hot, stagnating air, this African fever is generated from the putrefaction of animal substances, and especially from the swarms of locusts, not less destructive to mankind in their death than in their lives. The fatal disease which depopulated the earth in the time of Justinian and his...
Page 221 - ... to any one else, seeing they were all dead, and were to be huddled together into the common grave of mankind, as we may call it, for here was no difference made, but poor and rich went together ; there was no other way of burials, neither was it possible there should, for coffins were not to be had for the prodigious numbers that fell in such a calamity as this.
Page 106 - In respect to thickness, however, his ideas were exactly followed : two carts meeting one another brought stones which were laid together right and left on the outer side of each, and thus formed two primary parallel walls, between which the interior space — of course, at least as...
Page 298 - ... served really as adverbs, which were put either immediately before or after the verbs. At a later period, however, particularly in Attic, the composition became more firmly established, and the prepositions were considered as a part of the verb. (Vid. Excursus II.) 26-28. M^ re MX'. " Let me not find thee." More literally,
Page 184 - Ne placeat, curru servus portatur eodem. Da nunc et volucrem, sceptro quae surgit eburno, Illinc cornicines, hinc praecedentia longi Agminis officia et niveos ad fraena Quirites, 45 Defossa in loculis quos sportula fecit amicos.

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