Herodotus, the Seventh, Eighth, & Ninth Books: pt. I. Introduction. Book VII. (text and commentaries)

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Macmillan, 1908
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Page 16 - ┐is, melius io quam quod a terra. his coticulis periti cum e vena ut lima rapuerunt experimentum , protinus dicunt, quantum auri sit in ea, quantum argenti vel aeris, scripulari differentia, mirabili ratione non fallente.
Page 70 - The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel; But do not dull thy palm with entertainment Of each new-hatch'd, unfledg'd comrade. Beware Of entrance to a quarrel, but, being in, Bear 't that th
Page 159 - Muro urbis coniuncta procul videtur ; divisa est intermurali amni et eadem ponte iuncta, ut nee oppugnante externo aditum ab ulla parte habeat, nee, si quern ibi rex includat, ullum nisi per facillimae custodiae 8 pontem effugium.
Page 211 - Latin. the point at any length. A people who called a stream Gelaź from the coldness of its waters leave little room for further dispute as to their ethnical kindred 1.
Page 220 - ... the best laid plans o' mice and men gang aft a-gley
Page 80 - Aenum inde cum magno labore, postremo per proditionem Callimedis praefecti Ptolemaei, cepit. deinceps alia castella, Cypsela et Doriscon et Serrheum, occupat.
Page xvii - No other equal portion of the work of Herodotus exhibits so remarkable a coherence, continuity, and freedom from digression, interruption, or asides as this the third and last volume, or trio, of Books.
Page lxxvi - No ancient historian was really a scientific and critical historian, as these terms are nowadays understood : Thucydides himself will not stand untarnished the tests of the modern analyst.
Page 221 - ... sentence should be regarded as good evidence for the importance of the Sicilian and generally the west Mediterranean trade to the merchants of old Greece.
Page xlviii - Herodotus was trained, so to speak, in the school of his uncle Panyasis, one of the last of the epic poets. His history of the 1 Cp.

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