American Journal of Philology

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Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, Charles William Emil Miller, Benjamin Dean Meritt, Tenney Frank, Harold Fredrik Cherniss, Henry Thompson Rowell
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1915 - Classical philology
Features articles about literary interpretation and history, textual criticism, historical investigation, epigraphy, religion, linguistics, and philosophy. Serves as a forum for international exchange among classicists and philologists.

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Page 235 - O qui dira les torts de la Rime! Quel enfant sourd ou quel nègre fou Nous a forgé ce bijou d'un sou Qui sonne creux et faux sous la lime?
Page 392 - Farewell ! a long farewell, to all my greatness ! This is the state of man : to-day he puts forth The tender leaves of hope, to-morrow blossoms, And bears his blushing honours thick upon him . The third day comes a frost, a killing frost, And, — when he thinks, good easy man, full surely His greatness is a-ripening, — nips his root, And then he falls, as I do.
Page 381 - ... character, which is a distinction between man and man, emanating originally from the will, and expressing its determinations, moving under the large variety of human impulses. The will is the central pivot of character; and this was obliterated, thwarted, cancelled, by the dark fatalism which brooded over the Grecian stage.
Page 415 - Komanus salutem se principi suo debere profitetur, qui noctis quam paene supremam habuimus novum sidus inluxit. huius, hercule, non solis ortus lucem caliganti reddidit mundo, cum sine suo capite discordia membra trepidarent. quot ille turn extinxit faces, quot condidit gladios; quantam tempestatem subita serenitate discussit. non ergo revirescit solum sed etiam floret imperium.
Page 375 - ... great impediment to action is, in our opinion, not discussion, but the want of that knowledge which is gained by discussion preparatory to action. For we have a peculiar power of thinking before we act and of acting, too, whereas other men are courageous from ignorance but hesitate upon reflection. And they are surely to be esteemed the bravest spirits who, having the clearest sense both of the pains and pleasures of life, do not on that account shrink from danger.
Page 237 - I hear her in the tunefu' birds, I hear her charm the air : There's not a bonie flower that springs By fountain, shaw, or green ; There's not a bonie bird that sings, But minds me o
Page 236 - Woman dead, lie there; No record of thee Shall there ever be, Since thou dost not share Roses in Pieria grown. In the deathful cave, With the feeble troop Of the folk that droop, . Lurk and flit and crave, Woman severed and far-flown. William...
Page 29 - Quod ad Caesarem, crebri et non belli de eo rumores, sed susurratores dumtaxat, veniunt. Alius equitem perdidisse, quod, opinor, certe...
Page 390 - ... there's a divinity that shapes our ends, rough hew them how we will.
Page 375 - ... without witnesses: there are mighty monuments of our power, which will make us the wonder of this and of succeeding ages...

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