The tragedies of Euripides translated [by R. Potter]. by R. Potter, Том 1

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Страница 404 - Supplicants,' after the voluntary death of Evadne; Iphis says What shall this wretch now do? Should I return To my own house? — sad desolation there I shall behold, to sink my soul with grief. Or go I to the house of Capaneus? That was delightful to me, when I found My daughter there; but she is there no more: Oft would she kiss my cheek, with fond caress Oft soothe me. To a father, waxing old, Nothing is dearer than a daughter! sons Have spirits of higher pitch, but less inclined To sweet endearing...
Страница 360 - Permit then that the dead Be in the earth entomb'd. Each various part, That constitutes the frame of man, returns Whence it was taken : to th' ethereal sky The soul, the body to its earth : of all Nought, save this breathing space of life, our own: The earth then, which sustain'd it when alive, Ought to receive it dead.
Страница v - Euripides, after much and earnest invitation, at length complied with the king's request, and went to Pella, where he was received with every mark of esteem and honour. Archelaus knew how to value a man of modesty and learning, a lover of truth and virtue ; but he particularly admired the disinterestedness, the amiable candour, and gentleness of manners, which distinguished Euripides, and made him worthy of the liberality, the esteem, and affection of such a king.
Страница 372 - From foul and savage life, hath my best thanks. Inspiring reason first, he gave the tongue Articulate sounds, the intercourse of language : The growth of fruits he gave, and to that growth The...
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