The Greek anthology, Volume 5

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W. Heinemann, 1918 - English poetry - 399 pages

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Page 401 - 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 402 - ST. JOHN DAMASCENE: BARLAAM AND IOASAPH. Trans, by the Rev. GR Woodward and Harold Mattingly.
Page 401 - Rackham. i Vol. CICERO : DE OFFICIIS. Trans, by Walter Miller. I Vol. CICERO: LETTERS TO ATTICUS. Trans, by EO Winstedt. Vols I and II. CONFESSIONS OF ST. AUGUSTINE. Trans, by W. Watts (1631). 2 Vols. HORACE: ODES AND EPODES. Trans, by CE Bennett. 1 Vol. OVID: HEROIDES AND AMORES. Trans, by Grant Showerman. I Vol. OVID: METAMORPHOSES. Trans, by FJ Millet 2 Vols. PETRONIUS. Trans, by M. Heseltine ; SENECA : APOCOLOCYNTOSIS.
Page 75 - ... be killed. The prophecy was in hexameter verse and ran as follows: Hear your fate, O dwellers in Sparta of the wide spaces; Either your famed, great town must be sacked by Perseus' sons. Or, if that be not, the whole land of Lacedaemon Shall mourn the death of a king of the house of Heracles, For not the strength of lions or of bulls shall hold him, Strength against strength; for he has the power of Zeus, And will not be checked till one of these two he has consumed. I believe it was the thought...
Page 31 - I AM a brazen lion ; my spouts are my two eyes, my mouth, and the flat of my right foot. My right eye fills a jar in two days, my left eye in three, and my foot in four. My mouth is capable of filling it in six hours ; tell me how long all four together will take to fill it.
Page 95 - God granted him to be a boy for the sixth part of his life, and adding a twelfth part to this, He clothed his cheeks with down; He lit him the light of wedlock after a seventh part, and five years after his marriage He granted him a son. Alas! late-born wretched child; after attaining the measure of half his father's life, chill Fate took him. After consoling his grief by this science of numbers for four years he ended his life.
Page 325 - As a sign to men that I am sharper than any sharp edge. A. And why does thy hair hang over thy face ? B. For him who meets me to take me by the forelock.
Page 401 - SENECA : TRAGEDIES. Trans, by FJ Miller. 2 Vols. SUETONIUS. Trans, by JC Rolfe. 2 Vols. TACITUS: DIALOGUS. Trans, by Sir Wm. Peterson; and AGRICOLA AND GERMANIA.
Page 73 - O wretched men, why sit ye here ? fly to the ends of the earth, leaving your houses and the lofty summits of your wheel-shaped city. For neither does the head remain firm nor the body, nor the lowest feet nor the hands, nor is aught of the middle left, but they are all fallen to ruin. For fire and fleet Mars, driving the Syrian chariot, destroys it. And he will destroy many other turrets, and not...
Page 71 - ... of Epicydes, thus to prevail by an oath, and to make a booty of the money, will be a present gain : swear, then ; for death even awaits the man who keeps his oath. But there is a nameless son of Perjury, who has neither hands nor feet ; he pursues swiftly, until, having seized, he destroys the whole race, and all the house. But the race of a man who keeps his oath is afterwards more blessed.

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