pt. 1. Notes

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Clarendon Press, 1885 - Political science

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Page 142 - Ср. Herod, v. 92, who reverses the characters, the advice being given not by Periander to Thrasybulus, but by Thrasybulus to Periander ; and Livy i. 54 : also Shakes. Rich. II. act iii. sc. 4 :— ' Go thou, and, like an executioner, Cut off the heads of too fast-growing sprays That look too lofty in our commonwealth.
Page 240 - The moderation here described in everything but ambition was shown by the elder Dionysius as he is pictured by Cornelius Nepos De Regibus с. 2 : ' Dionysius prior . . et manu fortis et belli peritus fuit, et, id quod in tyranno non facile reperitur, minime libidinosus, non luxuriosus, non avaras, nullius rei denique cupidus, nisi singularis perpetuique
Page 117 - The Babylonians say that, when the further parts of the city had been taken by Cyrus, those in the centre knew nothing of the capture, but were holding a festival.' Also Jeremiah li. 31 : 'One post shall run to meet another, and one messenger to meet another to show the king of Babylon that his city is taken at one end.
Page 9 - 2. 1 4. Compare the old scholastic aphorism derived from Aristotle that ' the man who lives wholly detached from others must be either an angel or a devil;' quoted by Burke, 'Thoughts on the causes of the present discontent,
Page 18 - There is as great difference between souls as between bodies or even greater, but not in the same degree perceptible.' For the ' sight of the invisible ' cp. Plat. Phaedr. 250 D, ' For sight is the keenest of our bodily senses, though not by that is wisdom seen,
Page 128 - Ср. Plat. Polit. SOIE, 302 A: 'And when the foundation of politics is in the letter only and in custom, and knowledge is divorced from action, can we wonder, Socrates, at the miseries that there are, and always will be, in States ? Any other art, built on such a foundation, would be utterly
Page 222 - armis pollerent, nisi quod victos pro alienigenis arcebant? At conditor nostri Romulus tantum sapientia valuit, ut plerosque populos eodem die hostes, dein cives habuerit,' and the real speech of Claudius (given by Orelli and Nipperdey in their editions). 8. 6.
Page 277 - Yea, even mine own familiar friend, whom I trusted, who did also eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me.
Page 240 - ob eamque rem crudelis. Nam dum id studuit muir, nullius pepercit vitae, quem ejus insidiatorem putaret.' The second Dionysius would furnish a tyrant of the opposite type ( 23), if we may believe the writer of the Aristotelian Polity of Syracuse,
Page 10 - There is an inaccuracy in these words; for it is not virtue and knowledge which can be turned to the worst uses (cp. Rhet. i. 1355 b. 4) but the finer nature which is alone capable of virtue. Cp. Goethe's Faust, Prologue in Heaven, where Mephistopheles says, ' Er nennt's Vernunft und braucht's allein nur thierischer als jedes Thier zu sein; 1

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