The orations of Aeschines against Ctesiphon, and Demosthenes De Corona

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printed and sold by Munday and Slatter, 1814 - History - 294 pages
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Page 197 - to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield, but I come to Ihee in the name of the Lord of
Page 236 - If an ox gore a man, or a woman, that they die, then the ox shall be surely stoned, and his flesh shall not be eaten.
Page 274 - Demosthenes takes another course, and filled, as it were, with sudden inspiration, and transported by a godlike warmth, he thunders out an oath by the champions of Greece; . ' You were not in the wrong, no, you were not ; I swear by those noble souls, who were so lavish of their lives in the field of Marathon,
Page 268 - readers along, and conducts them through all the intricate mazes of his discourse; frequently arresting his thoughts in the midst of their career, he makes excursions into different subjects, and intermingles several seemingly unnecessary incidents. By this means he gives his audience a kind of anxiety, as if he had lost his subject, and
Page 274 - his upright behaviour whilst in public employ. Now, which is the most natural method of doing this ? ('You were not in the wrong, Athenians, when you courageously ventured your lives, in fighting for the liberty and safety of Greece, of which you have domestic illustrious examples; for neither were they in the wrong, who fought at Marathon, who fought at Salamis, who fought at
Page 294 - literary, historical, and miscellaneous articles of real value; they are at present buried in a heap of temporary rubbish; but if properly chosen and classed, they might revive to
Page 274 - the smart of misfortune. He breathes new life into them by his artful encomiums, and teaches them to set as great a value on their unsuccessful engagement with Philip, as on the victories of Marathon and Salamis. In short, by the
Page 133 - to the person crowned, wheresoever it is proclaimed ; but that the proclamation is made in the theatre for the benefit of those •who
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Page 294 - I am tempted to embrace this opportunity of suggesting to you the idea of a work, which must be surely well received by the public. That voluminous series

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