Dr. Goldsmith's History of Greece: Abridged for the Use of Schools

Stereotyped and printed by A. Wilson, 1809 - 298 pages

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Page 142 - I believe no divinity. But I am very far from such bad thoughts. I am more convinced of the existence of God than my accusers, and so convinced, that I abandon myself to God and you, that you may judge of me as you shall deem best for yourselves and me.
Page 205 - Aristotle had placed there were standing ; as also spacious vistas, under which those who walked were shaded from the sunbeams. Alexander likewise discovered no less esteem for his master, whom he believed himself bound to love as much as if he had been his father ; declaring, that he was indebted to the one for living, and to the other for living well."2 The progress of the pupil was equal to the care and abilities of the preceptor.
Page 227 - Around his waist he wore a golden girdle, after the manner of women, whence his scymitar hung, the scabbard of which flamed all over with' gems ; on his head he wore a tiara, or mitre, round which was a fillet of blue mixed with white.
Page 137 - ... his own in his defence, and to appear before his judges in the submissive posture of a suppliant, he did not behave in that manner out of pride, or contempt of the tribunal ; it was from a noble and intrepid assurance, resulting from greatness of soul, and the...
Page 120 - ... forwards upon the barbarians with all their force, who did not wait their charge, but took to their heels, and fled universally; except Tissaphernes, who stood his ground with a small part of his troops. Cyrus saw with pleasure the enemy routed by the Greeks, and was proclaimed king by those around him. But he did not give himself up to a vain joy, nor as yet reckon himself victor.
Page 147 - he formed our youth, and taught our children to love their country, and to honour their parents. In this place he gave us his admirable lessons, and sometimes made us seasonable reproaches, to engage us more warmly in the pursuit of virtue.
Page 138 - I am accused of corrupting the youth, and of instilling dangerous maxims into them, as well in regard to the worship of the gods as the rules of government. You know, Athenians, that...
Page 147 - The poison then operated more and more. When Socrates found it began to gain upon the heart, uncovering his face, which had been covered, without doubt to prevent any thing from disturbing him in his last moments,
Page 140 - Every man who would generously oppose a whole people, either amongst us or elsewhere, and who inflexibly applies himself to prevent the violation of the laws, and the practice of iniquity in a government, will never do so long, with impunity. It is absolutely necessary for him, who would contend for justice, if he has any thoughts of living, to remain in a private station, and never to have any share in public affairs.
Page 121 - ... impetuously pushing his horse against Cyrus, who running headlong, and without regard to his person, threw himself into the midst of a flight of darts...

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