Studies in Theognis: Together with a Text of the Poems

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The University Press, 1902 - 336 pages
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Page 222 - Speak ye who best can tell, ye sons of light, .Angels; for ye behold Him, and with songs And choral symphonies, day without night Circle His throne rejoicing ; ye in heaven, On earth join all ye creatures to extol Him first, Him last, Him midst, and without end.
Page 200 - I travelled among unknown men, In lands beyond the sea; Nor, England ! did I know till then What love I bore to thee. 'Tis past, that melancholy dream ! Nor will I quit thy shore A second time; for still I seem To love thee more and more. Among thy mountains did I feel The joy of my desire ; And she I cherished turned her wheel Beside an English fire.
Page 176 - What's the reason? Why, when it prospers, none dare call it treason.
Page 262 - Chief among the teachers of such doctrines was the man who at the end of the sixth and the beginning of the fifth...
Page 127 - Into the vicissitudes of these petty wars it is not necessary to enter here. Suffice it to say that...
Page 213 - Sir John having affected to complain of the attacks made upon his Memoirs, Dr. Johnson said, "Nay, sir, do not complain. It is advantageous to an author that his book should be attacked as well as praised. Fame is a shuttlecock. If it be struck only at one end of the room, it will soon fall to the ground. To keep it up, it must be struck at both ends.
Page 294 - Onomacritus could not on that view have been later than the end of the eighth century or the beginning of the seventh, and so not later, perhaps earlier, than the probable date of Callinus and Archilochus. Bergk thinks it quite likely that Thaletas used the elegiac metre freely as others did'.
Page 239 - Diorthosen bezieht; noch deutlicher im folgenden: „auch wird niemand das Schlechtere eintauschen, wo das Bessere zu Gebote steht. So vielmehr wird ein jeder sprechen: von Theognis ist's das Gedicht", dh das ist der unentstellte und richtig verstandene Theognis. Dagegen wendet sich 0.
Page 166 - In hujus assertionis fidem elenchum dabo locorum, quos sciolus ob inanem aliquam speciem, verbum aliquod aut formulam dicendi, vel in fine unius sententiae et initio alterius, vel in binorum initio communem copulasse videtur.
Page 116 - And further, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge ; yea, he pondered, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

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