Odyssey: With Introduction, Notes, Etc, Books 1-12

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Clarendon Press, 1874 - 354 pages
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Page 355 - He appears as law-giver and arbitrator in the lower world, not because he sentences the ghosts to their punishments, but because men after death are represented as still carrying on the pursuits of their life in the upper world.
Page 261 - ... [Polymestor compares the action of tucking up his clothing for greater efficiency of movement to a ship's brailing up its sails preparatory to coming into harbor. "A sail is 'brailed up' when instead of being lowered from the mast altogether it is hauled up tight to the yard. This would be done when the crew purposed only to make a short stay
Page 318 - One man is meaner than another in looks, but God crowns his words with beauty, and his hearers gaze upon him with delight, while he speaks unfalteringly with winning modesty, and is conspicuous amongst the assembled folk, who look upon him as a God when he walks through the city.
Page 347 - Perhaps he could not have been more than fourteen years of age at this time.

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