Plutarch's Lives,: Translated from the Original Greek, with Notes Critical and Historical, and a Life of Plutarch, 3권

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G.G. and J. Robinson; F. and C. Rivington; W.J. and J. Richardson; R. Faulder; Longman and Rees; Vernor and Hood; Darton and Harvey; and J. Mawman., 1801

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111 페이지 - But did not Chance at length her error mend? Did no subverted empire mark his end? Did rival monarchs give the fatal wound ? Or hostile millions press him to the ground? His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand; He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.
111 페이지 - 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 ; O'er love, o'er fear, extends his wide domain...
79 페이지 - is very probable; but is the taking of Sicily to conclude our expeditions?" — "Far from it," answered Pyrrhus, "for if Heaven grant us success in this, that success shall only be the prelude to greater things. Who can forbear Libya and Carthage, then within reach...
220 페이지 - And (what was most remarkable) one day when the sky was serene and clear, there was heard in it the sound of a trumpet, so shrill and mournful, that it frightened and astonished the whole city. The Tuscan sages said it portended a new race of men, and a renovation of the world.
128 페이지 - After the triumph, he was thrown into prison, where, whilst they were in haste to strip him, some tore his robe off his back, and others catching eagerly at his pendants, pulled off the tips of his ears with them. When he was thrust down naked into the dungeon, all wild and confused, he said with a frantic smile, " Heavens! how cold is this bath of yours...
391 페이지 - It is said that on this occasion a number of Athenians, upon their return home, went to .Euripides, and thanked him in the most respectful manner for their obligations to his pen...
111 페이지 - While ladies interpose, and slaves debate. But did not chance at length her error mend ? Did no subverted empire mark his end ? Did rival monarchs give the fatal wound ? Or...
149 페이지 - To do an ill action, is base; to do a good one, which involves you in no danger, is nothing more than common; but it is the property of a good man, to do great and good things, though he risks every thing by it.
79 페이지 - your question answers itself. When the Romans are once subdued, there is no town, whether Greek or barbarian, in all the country, that will dare oppose us ; but we shall immediately be masters of all Italy, whose greatness, power, and importance no man knows better than you.

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