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" Jove fix'd it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away. "
A History of the Valley of Virginia - Страница 125
по Samuel Kercheval, Charles James Faulkner - 1833 - 486 страници
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Inaugural addresses and messages. Replies ...

Thomas Jefferson - 1854
...euruopa Zeus Ilaueros, eut' au rain kata doalioa ema eleain. Odd. 17, 323. VOL. vin. 5i5 Jove fixM it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away. But the slaves of which Homer speaks were whites. Notwithstanding these considerations which must weaken...

An Inquiry Into the Scriptural Views of Slavery

Albert Barnes - 1855 - 384 страници
...is between a freeman and a slave. And this was much. Long ago it was said, by Homer, « Jove fixed it certain that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away." A slave, or a subject of oppression of any kind, is never worth half as much as a freeman. A man under...

Specimens of the Poets and Poetry of Greece and Rome

William Peter - 1856 - 3 страници
...years unnerve him and his lord is lost! The women keep the generous creature bare, A sleek and idlo race is all their care: The master gone, the servants...said, the honest herdsman strode before : The musing monarch pauses at the door: The Dog, whom Fate had granted to behold His Lord, when twenty tedious...

Bentley's Miscellany, Том 39

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1856
...mroaiwrat evpvorra Zcvt avtpos, cvr' av juv Kara 8ov\iov >//u'/> eXjcrii'. Hi .n. Odyst. xvii. 322. Jove fix'd it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away. freedom of Hellas, the life and soul of this history from its commencement, disappeared completely...

A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States: With Remarks on Their Economy, Том 1

Frederick Law Olmsted - 1856 - 723 страници
...nor peculiar to the color of the blacks. Homer tells us it was so, 2,600 years ago : " ' Jove fixed it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away.' " The following is a specimen of the most careful kind of preaching, ordinarily addressed by the white...

Bentley's Miscellany, Том 39

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1856
...Zevs avepos, tvr' av fuv ката SouXtoy гцшр еХдочу. Ыом. Odyit. xvii. 322. Jove fis'd it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away. freedom of Hellas, the life and soul of this history from its commencement, disappeared completely...

The Forum: Or, Forty Years Full Practice at the Philadelphia Bar, Том 1

David Paul Brown - 1856
...will still be uppermost. The habit of subjection overawes and beats down his genius." " Jove fixed it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away.'' But while freedom, it is true, is requisite to the full development of the powers of speech, let it...

The Life and Opinions of General Sir Charles James Napier, G.C.B.

Sir William Francis Patrick Napier - 1857
...the worth of what they trampled on : the Parthenon destroyed by barbarians ! " Freedom. Jove fixed it certain that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away. " What must he be, who, with half his worth gone, recovers his freedom ? " Gibbon. He says — ' The...

Compendium of Classical Literature

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1861 - 622 страници
...the habit of subjection continnally overawes and beats down his genius. For, according lo Homer : — Jove fix'd it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away. Pope. Thus I have heard (if what I have heard hi this case may deserve credit), that the cases in which...

A Compendium of Classical Literature: Comprising Choice Extracts Translated ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1861 - 622 страници
...by this rule express M : Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest. Pope, Od., xv. SLAVERY. .love fix'd it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away. Pope, Od., xvii. ULYSSES AND HIS COMPANIONS IN THE CAVE OF POLYPHEMUS. Attaining soon that neighbor-land...




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