Daphnis & Chloe

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W. Heinemann, 1916 - Daphnis (Greek mythology) - 423 pages
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User Review  - joanneb - LibraryThing

This is a story written by Longus between the 3rd and 5th century A.D. This version is a translation into English by George Thornley, published in 1657. A boy and a girl, by coincidence, were both ... Read full review

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Not my favorite translation, but the work itself can't be beat. Read full review

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Page 424 - THE LOEB CLASSICAL LIBRARY VOLUMES ALREADY PUBLISHED LATIN AUTHORS APULEIUS. THE GOLDEN ASS (METAMORPHOSES). Trans, by W. Adlington (1566). Revised by S. Gaselee. (<ith Impression.) AULUS GELLIUS. Trans, by JC Rolfe. 3 Vols. AUSONIUS. Trans, by HG Evelyn White. 2 Vols.
Page 331 - Thou shalt not oppress an hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of thy brethren, or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates : at his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it ; for he is poor, and setteth his heart upon it : lest he cry against thee unto the LORD, and it be sin unto thee.
Page 407 - O greatest Jove, grant me to appear a husband worthy of Panthea, and a friend worthy of Cyrus who has done us so much honor!
Page 426 - Vols. ST. JOHN DAMASCENE: BARLAAM AND IOASAPH. Trans, by the Rev. GR Woodward and Harold Mattingly. STRABO : GEOGRAPHY. Trans, by Horace L. Jones.
Page 425 - PHILOSOPHIAE. Trans, by the Rev. HF Stewart and EK Rand. (2nd Impression.) CAESAR: CIVIL WARS. Trans, by AG Peskett. (3rd Impression.) CAESAR: GALLIC WAR. Trans, by HJ Edwards.
Page 317 - Orion, the son of Hyrieus, fell in love with her, and asked her father for her hand ; for her sake he rendered the island '2 where they lived habitable (it was formerly full of wild beasts), and he also gathered together much booty from the folk who lived there and brought it as a bridal-gift for her. 2. Oenopion however constantly kept putting off the time of the wedding, for he hated the idea of having such a man as his daughter's husband. Then Orion, maddened 1 See the title of No. IX.
Page 426 - ST. JOHN DAMASCENE : BARLAAM AND IOASAPH. Trans, by the Rev. GR Woodward and Harold Mattingly. STRABO : GEOGRAPHY. Trans, by Horace L. Jones. 8 Vols. Vol. I. THEOPHRASTUS : ENQUIRY INTO PLANTS. Trans, by sir Arthur Hort, Bart.
Page 414 - fiction is one of the very few of the inventions of man that have improved in the course' of the ages." "Brought up," he declares, "on good novels, we are bored with their rude predecessors of antiquity. ... Of psychology there is barely a trace . . . any attempt indeed at character-drawing is faint and rough.
Page 426 - Vol. THE APOSTOLIC FATHERS. Trans, by Kirsopp Lake. 2 Vols. APPIAN'S ROMAN HISTORY. Trans, by Horace White. 4 Vols. DAPHNIS AND CHLOE. Thornley's Translation revised byj.
Page 365 - Economic activity, industry, and trade, deprived of the security of the first and second centuries, had declined at the end of the fourth and beginning of the fifth centuries...

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