The Phœnissæ of Euripides, from the text, and with a tr. of the notes of Pobson [&c.] by J.R. Major

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40. oldal - By heaven, methinks, it were an easy leap, To pluck bright honour from the pale-faced moon; Or dive into the bottom of the deep, Where fathom-line could never touch the ground, And pluck up drowned honour by the locks...
43. oldal - By that sin fell the angels; how can man, then, The image of his Maker, hope to win by it ? Love thyself last: cherish those hearts that hate thee ; Corruption wins not more than honesty. Still in thy right hand carry gentle peace, To silence envious tongues. Be just, and fear not...
119. oldal - I could weep My spirit from mine eyes. There is my dagger, And here my naked breast ; within, a heart Dearer than Plutus...
160. oldal - The very useful illustrations given of all the difficult passages are well adapted to remove many of the obstacles, which usually stand in the way of a young Greek scholar.
160. oldal - Commentators, by avoiding that profuseness of annotation which frequently anticipates the ingenuity, supersedes the industry, and consequently retards rather than promotes the improvement, of the pupil. EXAMINATION QUESTIONS, adapted to the points discussed in the Notes, and INDEXES, are also added; and the Series, it is hoped, will constitute a convenient introduction to the niceties and elegancies of Greek Literature, and to the perusal of that portion of the relics of antiquity which is best calculated...
42. oldal - Ambition first sprung from your blest abodes ; The glorious fault of Angels and of Gods : Thence to their images on earth it flows, And in the breasts of kings and heroes glows.
6. oldal - I. If both the action and the purpose of it belong entirely to time past, the purpose is denoted by the optative mood only. II. If the action belong to time present or future, the purpose is denoted by the subjunctive and not otherwise.
23. oldal - Whence is that knocking? How is't with me, when every noise appalls me? What hands are here? Ha! they pluck out mine eyes. Will all great Neptune's ocean wash this blood Clean from my hand? No, this my hand will rather The multitudinous seas incarnadine, Making the green one red.
160. oldal - COLLEGE GREEK CLASSICS, WITH ENGLISH NOTES, QUESTIONS, &c. At the express desire of many eminent Schoolmasters, Mr. VALPY has commenced the publication of a SERIES of such of the GREEK AUTHORS as are chiefly read in the upper Classes of Schools and in Colleges. The best Texts are adopted, and the CRITICAL and EXPLANATORY NOTES are presented, it is presumed, in a more inviting and accessible form than those of Latin Commentators, by avoiding that...
98. oldal - dry sticks, which would easily take fire. Also, if the flame was bright and pure, and without noise or smoke ; if the sparks tended upward in the form of a pyramid ; if the fire went not out till all was reduced to ashes. Contrary signs were...

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