What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Talks With Athenian Youths: Translations from the Charmides, Lysis, Laches ...
No preview available - 2008
admiration admit Alcibiades allusion answer argument asked Athenian Athens beautiful become boys brothers called Chaerephon character charm Charmides Cleinias clever conversation courage course court Critias Crito Ctesippus cure declares dialogue Dionysodorus doctrine Euthydemus Euthydemus and Dionysodorus evil exclaims false opinion father fear follow give Greek hear heard Heracles Heraclitus Hippothales hold ignorant imagine impart kind knowledge Laches laugh Lyceum Lysimachus Lysis matters mean Megara Melesias Meletus Menexenus mind nature never Nicias noble Note ourselves Paeania palaestra Parmenides perception Phaedo philosopher Plato possess praise pray Protagoras proved question reason regard replies Republic seems sense slave Socrates Sophists soul speak spoken suppose sure talk teacher tell temperance Terp Theaet Theaetetus Theod Theodorus thing thought Thracian tion true truth turn virtue wisdom wise wish wonder words young youth Zamolxis Zeus
Page 176 - Begin to cast a beam on the outward shape, The unpolluted temple of the mind, And turns it by degrees to the soul's essence, Till all be made immortal : but when lust By unchaste looks, loose gestures, and foul talk ; But most by lewd and lavish act of sin, Lets in defilement to the inward parts, The soul grows clotted by contagion, Imbodies, and imbrutes, till she quite lose The divine property of her first being.
Page x - Plato come all things that are still written and debated among men of thought. Great havoc makes he among our originalities.
Page 151 - Small blame is theirs, if both the Trojan knights And brazen-mailed Achaians have endured So long so many evils for the sake Of that one woman.
Page 165 - DAUGHTER to that good Earl, once President Of England's Council and her Treasury, Who lived in both unstained with gold or fee, And left them both, more in himself content, Till the sad breaking of that Parliament Broke him, as that dishonest victory At Chaeronea, fatal to liberty, Killed with report that old man eloquent...
Page ii - TALKS WITH SOCRATES ABOUT LIFE. Translations from the Gorgias and the Republic Of Plato. I2mo, cloth, $1.00; paper, 50 cents.
Page 178 - ... with cold, will not receive the impression of the seal, from the usual impulse wont to imprint it; or, like wax of a temper too soft, will not hold it well, when well imprinted; or else supposing the wax of a temper fit, but the seal not applied with a sufficient force to make a clear impression: in any of these cases, the print left by the seal will be obscure.
Page 9 - Even so there is no cure for the body apart from the soul; and the reason why so many diseases elude the physicians of Greece is that they know nothing of the soul, which ought to be their chief care, since if this be not sound it is impossible for any part to be well. For all things...
Page 176 - upon her release the soul be found pure and free from all that appertains to the body * * * she goes to the world which is invisible like herself; to the world divine and immortal and full of thought ; there set free from error, folly, fears, and the fierce passions and other evils of humanity, her lot is a happy one indeed ; * * * but if...