Select Essays of Dio Chrysostom

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R. Phillips, 1800 - 256 pages
 

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Page 232 - Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel's, but he shall receive an hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternal life.
Page 255 - Shillings to be paid at the time of subscribing, and the remainder on the delivery of the book.
Page 236 - The applause of listening senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their...
Page 18 - Can his dear image from my soul depart, Long as the vital spirit moves my heart? If in the melancholy shades below, The flames of friends and lovers cease to glow, Yet mine shall sacred last; mine, undecay'd, Burn on through death, and animate my shade.
Page 232 - Who shall not receive an hundred times as much, now in this time; houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions: and in the world to come life everlasting.
Page 18 - The lance hiss'd harmless o'er his covering shield, And trembling struck, and rooted in the field; There yet scarce spent, it quivers on the plain, Sent by the great ^Eneas
Page 2 - But horse to horse, and man to man they fight, Not rabid wolves more fierce contest their prey; Each wounds, each bleeds, but none resign the day. Discord with joy the scene of death descries, And drinks...
Page 257 - Letters from Italy, between the years 1792 and 1798, containing a view of the Revolutions in that Country, from the Capture of Nice by the French Republic to the Expulsion of Pius VI from the...
Page 241 - Quem neque pauperies nequemors neque vincula terrent, Responsare cupidinibus, contemnere honores Fortis, et in se ipso totus, teres atque rotundus, Externi ne quid valeat per leve morari, In quem manca ruit semper fortuna. Potesne Ex his ut proprium quid noscere ? Quinque talenta Poscit te mulier, vexat foribusque repulsum 90 Perfundit gelida, rursus vocat ; eripe turpi Colla jugo ; ' Liber, liber sum,
Page 246 - The express resemblance of the gods, is changed Into some brutish form of wolf, or bear, Or ounce, or tiger, hog, or bearded goat, All other parts remaining as they were ; And they, so perfect is their misery, Not once perceive their foul disfigurement, But boast themselves more comely than before ; And all their friends and native home forget, To roll with pleasure in a sensual sty.

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