Alcestis

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Clarendon Press, 1880 - Greek literature - 110 pages
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Page 42 - Tum Pater omnipotens, aliquem indignatus ab umbris Mortalem infernis ad lumina surgere vitae, Ipse repertorem medicinae talis et artis Fulmine Phoebigenam Stygias detrusit ad undas.
Page 62 - Seu tamen adversum mutarit janua lectum, Sederit et nostro cauta noverca toro ; Conjugium, pueri, laudate et ferte paternum : Capta dabit vestris moribus illa manus. Nec matrem laudate nimis : collata priori Vertet in offensas libera verba suas.
Page xiv - Debilem facito manu, * Debilem pede, Coxa: Tuber adstrue gibberum, Lubricos quate dentes, Vita dum superest, bene est. Hanc mihi, vel acuta Si sedeam cruce, sustine.
Page 42 - For not to have been dipt in Lethe lake Could save the sonne of Thetis from to die...
Page 73 - Oh ! snatched away in beauty's bloom, On thee shall press no ponderous tomb ; But on thy turf shall roses rear Their leaves, the earliest of the year; And the wild cypress wave in tender gloom : And oft by yon blue gushing stream Shall Sorrow lean her drooping head, And feed deep thought with many a dream, And lingering pause and lightly tread; Fond wretch ! as if her step...
Page 67 - God knows what will become of them, When I am dead and gone.
Page 65 - Somniaque in faciem credita saepe meam. Atque, ubi secreto nostra ad simulacra loqueris, Ut responsurae singula verba jace.
Page 88 - si quis piorum manibus locus, si ... non cum corpore extinguuntur magnae animae, placide quiescas,
Page 68 - Euripides brings children on the stage more frequently than his predecessors, perhaps for the same reason that made people produce their children to the judges, in order to touch their hearts by the sight of their innocence and helplessness.
Page 46 - If thou be'st death, I'll give thee England's treasure, So thou wilt let me live, and feel no pain.

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