Herodotus, Band 3

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Harper & Brothers, 1839
 

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Seite 120 - I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.
Seite 43 - And heavenly joys inspire. The song began from Jove, Who left his blissful seats above (Such is the power of mighty love). A dragon's fiery form belied the god : Sublime on radiant spires he rode, When he to fair Olympia...
Seite 272 - ... but their primary object had been to facilitate the marches of the legions ; nor was any country considered as completely subdued, till it had been rendered, in all its parts, pervious to the arms and authority of the conqueror. The advantage of receiving "' the earliest intelligence, and of conveying their orders with celerity, induced the emperors to establish, throughout their extensive dominions, the regular institution of posts.
Seite 187 - Fine linen with broidered work from Egypt was that which thou spreadest forth to be thy sail; blue and purple from the isles of Elishah was that which covered thee.
Seite 75 - For the goodman is not at home, he is gone a long journey : he hath taken a bag of money with him, and will come home at the day appointed.
Seite 143 - Loved not the soil ; yet there the calm abode Of wisdom, virtue, philosophic ease, Of manly sense and wit, in frugal phrase Confined, and press'd into Laconic force.
Seite 378 - Sidereal Heavens, And other Subjects connected with Astronomy, as illustrative of the Character of the Deity, and of an Infinity of Worlds With Engravings.
Seite 142 - The patient Sparta one : the sober, hard, And man-subduing city; which no shape Of pain could conquer, nor of pleasure charm. Lycurgus there built, on the solid base Of equal life, so well a...
Seite 43 - Timotheus, placed on high Amid the tuneful quire, With flying fingers touched the lyre: The trembling notes ascend the sky And heavenly joys inspire. The song began from Jove Who left his blissful seats above, Such is the power of mighty love ! A dragon's fiery form belied the god; Sublime on radiant spires he rode When he to fair Olympia...
Seite 75 - So David hid himself in the field: and when the new moon was come, the king sat him down to eat meat.

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