De Mysteriis: And, De Reditu

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Longmans, 1906 - 199 pages
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Page 120 - In an affirmative sentence we must say " to fail in one of two things," but in a negative "not to fail in both things" obviously implies " to succeed in one or the other.
Page 161 - тгщеXecrftu таи iiriK\fyun> (Or. 43 75), public notice was given of the claim, and if no one appeared to dispute it, the Archon adjudged the heiress to him
Page 135 - Telecles, sitting in a smithy, took him to the temple of Hephaestus and told him what I have told you, namely, that he had seen us on the preceding night. Now, he said, he had no wish to obtain money from the state rather than from us, provided that he might gain our friendship.
Page 139 - The Greek language added another form of narration to its existing stock, one which is neither direct nor indirect, but mediates between the two, giving the actual words, but having the appearance of hypotaxis in being introduced by Ort or (seldom) us.
Page 129 - ... present guilt and sorrow is removed — the glad name of lacchus resounds from mouth to mouth — the joyous procession is formed, which with the image of lacchus preceding transports so large a body of worshippers from Athens to Eleusis ; feast and dance consuming the hours there till night arrives, and solemn revelations assure the listeners not only that sins duly expiated are forgiven, but that a new life and happier scenes await the departed good...
Page 135 - The next day, he said, he came there and was just knocking on the door when my father happened to be coming out, and said " Is it you our friends are expecting ? Well, one ought not to reject such friends" — and with these words he was gone.
Page 132 - He fled to Decelea when the Four Hundred were deposed, and assisted in the ruin of Athens. He returned along with Critias and other exiles in 404 under the terms if peace imposed by Sparta.
Page 117 - A verb of motion is not necessary with тгара in this use. It denotes ' what one sees when one goes past ' the place. Dr. Jebb. Krger Or. 68, 36, 2. But ката is the ordinary word in this sense. 17. 2. Hi ovXcvu
Page 137 - became liable to the same penalties as those for whom they had become sureties': cf.
Page 7 - The Sicilian disaster, the Decelean War, the intervention of Tissaphernes on behalf of Sparta, the revolt of the...

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