The History of Thucydides, Volume 2

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, 1829
 

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Page 521 - Anon they move In perfect phalanx to the Dorian mood Of flutes and soft recorders...
Page 432 - His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand ; He left a name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.
Page 146 - Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!
Page 346 - Wherefore I will not be negligent to put you always in remembrance of these things, though ye know them, and be established in the present truth.
Page 391 - Thou sayest, (but they are but vain words,) I have counsel and strength for the war. Now on whom dost thou trust, that thou rebellest against me ? Now, behold, thou trustest upon the staff of this bruised reed, even upon Egypt, on which if a man lean, it will go into his hand, and pierce it: so is Pharaoh king of Egypt unto all that trust on him.
Page 426 - On what foundation stands the warrior's pride? How just his hopes, let Swedish Charles decide; A frame of adamant, a soul of fire, No dangers fright him, and no labours tire...
Page 545 - ... they that have odds of power exact as much as they can, and the weak yield to such conditions as they can get.
Page 518 - Dodwell, 2,206. more at large describes the place as " situated upon a circular and insulated hill, which seems to have been completely covered with buildings. On the side of the hill are six antient terrace walls, of the third style of masonry, rising one above another, on which the houses and streets were situated.
Page 326 - But bring a Scotsman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill, Say, such is royal George's will, An' there's the foe, He has nae thought but how to kill Twa at a blow.
Page 123 - The property of foreigners might be any where seized, and themselves reduced to slavery, or even put to death, without the breach of any human law ; and not only without the breach of any divine law, but prayers were addressed to the gods for favour and assistance in the commission of such violences.

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