The Prometheus of Æschylus, and the Electra of Sophocles, tr. with notes by G.C. Fox

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Darton and Harvey, 1835 - 259 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 75 - Him the Almighty Power Hurled headlong flaming from the ethereal sky, With hideous ruin and combustion, down To bottomless perdition, there to dwell In adamantine chains and penal fire, Who durst defy the Omnipotent to arms.
الصفحة 75 - Thus Satan talking to his nearest mate With head uplift above the wave, and eyes That sparkling blazed; his other parts besides Prone on the flood, extended long and large, Lay floating many a rood ; in bulk as huge As whom the fables name of monstrous size, Titanian, or Earth-born, that...
الصفحة 84 - Ultima Cumaei venit iam carminis aetas magnus ab integro saeclorum nascitur ordo. 5 iam redit et Virgo, redeunt Saturnia regna, iam nova progenies caelo demittitur alto, tu modo nascenti puero, quo ferrea primum desinet ac toto surget gens aurea mundo, casta fave, Lucina: tuus iam regnat Apollo.
الصفحة 83 - Trojan war, they make him assist the gods in conquering the rebel giants 8 ; and some of them talk of an oracle or tradition in heaven that the gods could never conquer them without the assistance of a MAN '.'
الصفحة 84 - And can any man seriously believe that so excellent a scholar as he was could not easily have accounted for what he represents as being so very mysterious ? Will not 1 Pet. i. 20, compared with Hag. ii. 7, clear the whole difficulty; only recollecting that Hercules might be the name of several mere men, as well as a title of the future Saviour ? And did not the truth here glare so strongly in our author's eyes, that he was afraid to trust his reader with it in the text, and so put it into a note...
الصفحة 85 - Christianity, which commences in the promise, that ' the seed of the woman should bruise the head of the serpent.
الصفحة 82 - ... or solar light , and his twelve famous labours have been referred to the sun's passing through the twelve zodiacal signs; and this, perhaps, not without some foundation. But the labours of Hercules seem to have had a still higher view, and to have been originally designed as emblematic memorials of what the real Son of God and Saviour of the world was to do and suffer for our sakes— [Greek: Noson Theletaeria panta komixon]— ' bringing a cure for all our ills ,' as the Orphic hymn speaks of...
الصفحة 84 - Pollio, et incipient magni procedere menses; te duce, si qua manent sceleris vestigia nostri, inrita perpetua solvent formidine terras . ille deum vitam accipiet divisque videbit permixtos heroas , et ipse videbitur illis , pacatumque reget patriis virtutibus orbem.
الصفحة 83 - ... perhaps not without some foundation. But the labours of Hercules seem to have had a still higher view, and to have been originally designed as emblematic memorials of what the real Son of God, and Saviour of the World was to do and suffer for our sakes : Nocrcav de\KTijpia irdvTa Ko/ji^covi. Bringing a cure for all our ills ; as the Orphic hymn speaks of Hercules.
الصفحة 82 - It is well known that by Hercules, in the physical mythology of the heathens, was meant the Sun , or solar light , and his twelve famous labours have been referred to the sun's passing through the twelve zodiacal signs; and this, perhaps, not without some foundation. But the labours of Hercules seem to have had a still higher view, and to have been originally designed as emblematic memorials of what the real Son of God and Saviour of the world was to do and suffer for our sakes— [Greek: Noson Theletaeria...

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