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Δέδορκά σε
Πεϊράν τιν' εχθρών αρπάσαι θηρώμενον.
Myself .
Will hunt occasion, with a secret hate,
To work false Ammon an ungracious end

Peile's David and Bethsabe.
Πάλαι κυνηγετούντα, και μετρούμενον
"Ίχνη τα κείνου νεοχάραχθ', όπως ίδης
Είτένδον, είτ' ουκ ένδον. ευ δε σ' εκφέρει

Κυνός Λακαίνης ώς τις εύρινος βάσις.
Si ita non reperis, ibo odorans quasi canis venaticus,
Usque donec persecutus vulpem ero vestigiis.

Plaut. Mil. Glor., act. ii. sc. 2.
:: :κύνός Λαχάιμης :: , ::
The “Aniyclæris canis." and the “ Veloces Spartæ catulos” of Virgil are well

Ceu pernix, cuna densa vagis latratibus implet;
Venator dometa Lacon . :

Sil. Ital., iii. 294.
Tenet ora levis clamosa Molossi,
Spartanos, Cretasque, ligat.

Lucan. Phars., iv. 440.
The dog of Spartan breed, as good
As can ring within a wood.

Ben Sonson's Partic. Entert. to the Queen.
My hounds are bred out of the Spartan kind.

Midsummer Night's Dream, act iv, sc. 1.
Also Othello, act v. sc. 2.
14 *Ω φθέγμ'Αθάνας.

There are other instances in Greek Tragedy of the voice used for the person speaking.



Consilii vox prima fuit.

Lucan, viii. 475. 0.

Heyl, John Baptyst, most sovereyn creature !

Heyl, voys that in desert was allewey crying !
Coventry Mysteries, xxix. King Herod, Edited for Shakspere Society.
Both Cit. The Gods give you joy, Sir, heartily.
Cor. Most sweet voices !

Better it is to die, better to starve,
Than crave the hire which first we do deserve.

Coriolanus, act ii. sc. 3. A son of Loda was there, a voice in his own dark land.

Ossian's Cathlin of Clutha. 17 Χαλκοστόμου κώδωνος ως Τυρσηνικής. . Tyrrhenus



Virg. An., viii. 526. 76 ΟΔΥΣ. Μή προς θεών» αλλά ένδοκ-άρκείτω μένων. So the cowardly Vice in the Old play of King Cambyses, by Preston.

Harness'd I am, prepared for the field;
I would have been content at home to have bode.

(1561.) Compare also with this, line 88. 85 Τώ σκοτώσω βλέφαρα και δεδορκότα. .

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Women can blind our sense when we see best.

Machin’s Dumb Knight, act iv. sc. 1. "Έβαψας έγχος εύ προς 'Αργείων στρατό.


P. V. Well. Ed. 865.

Εις σπλαγνέχιδνης αυτόχειρ βάψει ξίφος. .


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