The Odyssey of Homer: According to the Text of Wolf : with Notes for the Use of Schools and Colleges

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Leavitt and Allen, 1857 - 516 pages
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Page 462 - And Joseph made ready his chariot, and went up to meet Israel his father, to Goshen, and presented himself unto him; and he fell on his neck, and wept on his neck a good while. ^And Israel said unto Joseph, Now let me die, since I have seen thy face, because thou art yet alive.
Page 317 - If it be said the view I have taken supposes too great a knowledge of geography in Homer, we need only bear in mind that he had undoubtedly visited Tyre, where the existence of the black race on the West of Africa had been known from the earliest times. The Tyrians, in their long voyages, having discovered a race on the West, in almost every respect similar to those better known...
Page 340 - Greece, voL ii. p. 91), maintains that the nobles were the only persons who proposed measures, deliberated, and voted, and that the people was only present to hear the debate, and to express its feeling as a body ; which expressions might then be noticed by a prince of a mild disposition.
Page 409 - The first, called 7/uf, began with sunrise, and comprehended the whole space of time during which light seemed to be increasing, ie, till midday.
Page 458 - Pho3nicians and Taphians visited it for the sake of trade. It is almost impossible, we should think, not to recognise in Ortygia and Syria two happy isles of the West-sea, apparently sacred to Apollo and Artemis ; and we must marvel at those ancients and moderns who place them in the ^Egaean, making the one the same as Delosc, and the other identical with Syros, one of the Cycladesd.
Page 318 - The active of this verb is employed when the speaker is to be followed by others ; the middle, when simply the commencement of a speech is intended to be designated.
Page 318 - Siculus as residing in the interior of Africa, (on a river which I think corresponds to what is now called the Niger.) It seems to me too extravagant language, even for poetry, to represent two nations, separated only by a river, as living, one at the rising, the other at the setting sun, although these terms may sometimes be used for East and West. Besides, if I am not mistaken, no such division is recognized in subsequent geography.* Professor Lewis says nothing of the Asiatic division of the Ethiopians.
Page 510 - ... the brain, and endeavouring to free themselves from restraint, find a vent by the nostril, and crowding through it, dilate it in their passage. This is evident from animals, and the nobler kinds of them, as the bull, the horse, the lion, whose nostrils always dilate when moved to anger. Homer...
Page 482 - The participle is put in the dative, when it is to be expressed that an action has taken place, since a certain person has done this or that.

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