Herodotus, tr. by W. Beloe, 2. kötet

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12. oldal - ... hearts Against their father, fool me not so much To bear it tamely : touch me with noble anger ! And let not women's weapons, water-drops, Stain my man's cheeks !— No, you unnatural hags, I will have such revenges on you both, That all the world shall — I will do such things — What they are yet I know not ; but they shall be The terrors of the earth. You think I'll weep ; No, I'll not weep : — • I have full cause of weeping ; but this heart Shall break into a hundred thousand flaws,...
12. oldal - If it be you that stir these daughters' hearts Against their father, fool me not so much To bear it tamely; touch me with noble anger, And let not women's weapons, water-drops, Stain my man's cheeks! No, you unnatural hags, I will have such revenges on you both That all the world shall — I will do such things. — What they are yet I know not, — but they shall be The terrors of the earth. You think...
36. oldal - Fortune, that with malicious joy Does man her slave oppress, Proud of her office to destroy, Is seldom pleased to bless : Still various, and unconstant still, But with an inclination to be ill, Promotes, degrades, delights in strife, And makes a lottery of life. I can enjoy her while she's kind ; But when she dances in the wind, And shakes...
18. oldal - And it came to pass, as the camels had done drinking, that the man took a golden ear-ring of half a shekel weight, and two bracelets for her hands of ten shekels weight of gold...
244. oldal - It is the voice of a god, and not of a man. 23 And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory : and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.
149. oldal - Lybia, and planted some corn in the place where they happened to find themselves. When this was ripe, and they had cut it down, they again departed. " Having thus consumed two years, they in the third doubled the columns of Hercules and returned to Egypt. Their relation may obtain attention from others, but to me it seems incredible ; for they affirm that, having sailed round Lybia, they had the sun on their right hand.
18. oldal - And the weight of the golden earrings that he requested was a thousand and seven hundred shekels of gold beside ornaments and collars and purple raiment that was on the kings of Midian and beside the chains that were about their camels
128. oldal - When lo ! we reach'd old Ocean's utmost bounds, Where rocks control his waves with ever-during mounds. There in a lonely land, and gloomy cells, The dusky nation of Cimmeria dwells; The sun ne'er views th' uncomfortable seats, When radiant he advances or retreats: Unhappy race!
4. oldal - This novelty on Earth, this fair defect Of Nature, and not fill the world at once With men, as angels, without feminine ; Or find some other way to generate Mankind ? This mischief had not then befall'n, And more that shall befall ; innumerable Disturbances on Earth through female snares, And straight conjunction with this sex...
235. oldal - And every beast that parteth the hoof, and cleaveth the cleft into two claws, and cheweth the cud among the beasts, that ye shall eat.

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