Lexilogus; Or A Critical Examination of the Meaning and Etymology of Numerous Greek Words and Passages: Intended Principally for Homer and Hesiod, Oplag 1

John Murray, Albemarle Street., 1846 - 586 sider

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Side 91 - this is in truth a great and beautiful idea, full of spirit and meaning ; the moment at which it may be supposed, that in the whole agricultural world the wearied steer is loosed from his daily labour.
Side 196 - ¿ве\а> is of far more frequent occurrence, and the most general expression for wishing ; but it expresses in particular that kind of wish in which there lies a purpose or design, consequently a desire of something the execution of which is, or at least appears to be, in one's own power...
Side 166 - There shall be nothing on which he can rely, nothing to give him any well-grounded hope of escaping the dogs and birds ;" an expression quite as strong as " he shall certainly not escape them.
Side 395 - Kovplbios occurs, so far is clear, that it means wedded, and is opposed to the union between master and slave, or to concubinage.
Side v - While every reader of Homer— nay, every Student of Greek — will find in the philological investigations of the Lexilogus new and valuable information, without which he can never understand the language, either in its Epic infancy or...
Side 196 - ... inclination towards a thing are either the only thing contained in the expression, or are at least intended to be marked particularly. Hence it expresses a readiness and willingness to submit to what does not exactly depend upon oneself. — (Butt. Lexilogus, Eng. Trans. 194.) ь Properly adj. e From a, not, ñopos, passage, outlet. Exercise 18. O" After what tenses must the opt.
Side 443 - But the fascination of Paris acting on a weak woman was, and continued to be, a kind of violence committed...
Side 544 - JEneas, which of the gods commanded thee, thus mad, to combat against Achilles, who is at once more valiant than thou, and more dear to the immortals ? But retire whenever thou shalt be opposed to him, lest, even contrary to fate, -fchou arrive at the habitation of Pluto.
Side 403 - to say," " to speak," but rather "to reckon up," " to relate," and, from this, "to announce," "to tell." Buttmann inclines to the same opinion. The only passage where the word at all agrees with the later usage of it is the present one. But as it is used, in every other passage of Homer, in the sense of enumerating, it appears to be selected here to express the long string of abuses which Thersites immediately afterward repeats against Agamemnon. (Lexil., p. 401...
Side 438 - ... will sorrow a second time invade my heart, whilst I am among the living. But nevertheless let us now yield to the loathsome banquet. But on the morrow, O king of men, Agamemnon, give orders to bring wood, and dispose it so as is proper that a dead body enjoying it, should descend...

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