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Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Greece: For the Use ...
Ingen forhåndsvisning - 2016
Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Greece: Abridged ...
Oliver Goldsmith,William Pinnock
Ingen forhåndsvisning - 2016
Alexander allies ancient appear arms army arrived Asia assistance Athenians Athens attack attempt authority battle became body called cause celebrated character citizens civil command condition conduct consequence continued danger death defeated defence effect enemy engagement entire equal event favour fleet followers forces formed former gave give given Grecian Greece Greeks hand head honour hundred immediately important inhabitants island Italy joined king land late laws length liberty Macedonian manner masters means nature obtained occasion offered oracle origin party passed peace Persian person Philip possession prepared prevent principal produced proposed Questions received remarkable resolved Romans seized sent ships side situation soldiers soon Spartans success taken temple Thebans Thebes thousand took town treated troops victory walls wars whole
Side 403 - May we know what this new doctrine, whereof thou speakest, is? 20 For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears: we would know therefore what these things mean. 21 (For all the Athenians, and strangers which were there, spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing...
Side 15 - Ancient of days ! august Athena ! where, Where are thy men of might ? thy grand in soul ? Gone — glimmering through the dream of things that were: First in the race that led to Glory's goal, They won, and pass'd away — is this the whole?
Side 156 - When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod. By fairy hands their knell is rung; By forms unseen their dirge is sung; There Honor comes, a pilgrim gray, To bless the turf that wraps their clay; And Freedom shall awhile repair, To dwell a weeping hermit there!
Side 1 - And yet how lovely in thine age of woe, Land of lost gods and godlike men, art thou!
Side 355 - But quiet to quick bosoms is a hell, And there hath been thy bane; there is a fire And motion of the soul which will not dwell In its own narrow being, but aspire Beyond the fitting medium of desire; And, but once kindled, quenchless evermore, Preys upon high adventure, nor can tire Of aught but rest; a fever at the core, 80 Fatal to him who bears, to all who ever bore.
Side 340 - crowning city, whose merchants were princes, and whose traffickers were the honourable of the earth...
Side 144 - Persians' grave, I could not deem myself a slave. A king sate on the rocky brow Which looks o'er sea-born Salamis; And ships, by thousands, lay below, And men in nations;— all were his! He counted them at break of day — And when the sun set, where were they?
Side 175 - Tis strange — even those who do despair above, Yet shape themselves some fantasy on earth, To which frail twig they cling like drowning men. MAN. Ay — father! I have had those earthly visions And noble aspirations in my youth, To make my own the mind of other men. The enlightener of nations...