Quintus Curtius Rufus: Life and Exploits of Alexander the Great: With Notes. References to Harkness's Revised Standard Grammar ...

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Appleton and Company, 1883 - 385 pages
 

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Page 367 - The fig-tree, not that kind for fruit renown'd, But such as, at this day, to Indians known; In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms, Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillar'd shade, High overarch'd, and echoing walks between...
Page 327 - The princes applaud with a furious joy : And the king seized a flambeau with zeal to destroy ; Thais led the way To light him to his prey, And like another Helen, fired another Troy...
Page 327 - TwAs at the royal feast for Persia won By Philip's warlike son — Aloft in awful state The godlike hero sate On his imperial throne ; His valiant peers...
Page 167 - At tu, qui te gloriaris ad latrones persequendos venire, omnium gentium, quas adisti, latro es. Lydiam cepisti ; Syriam occupasti ; Persidem tenes ; Bactrianos habes in potestate ; Indos petisti ; iam etiam ad pecora nostra avaras et insatiabiles manus porrigis.
Page 292 - In another dream Alexander thought he saw a satyr playing before him at some distance; and when he advanced to take him, the savage eluded his grasp However, at last, after much coaxing, and taking many circuits round him, he prevailed with him to surrender himself. The interpreters plausibly enough divided the Greek term for satyr, into two, Sa Tyros, which signifies, Tyre is thine.
Page 286 - And thus on many accounts it is good for a man to bear the yoke in his youth.

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