The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes & Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians, Volume 4

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J. Bioren & T.L. Plowman, 1805 - History, Ancient

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Page 85 - If the soul be immortal, it requires to be cultivated with attention, not only for what we call the time of life, but for that which is to follow, I mean eternity ; and the least neglect in this point may be attended with endless consequences.
Page 80 - The day before,, or the same day that the ship was to arrive from Delos, the return of which was to be followed by the death of Socrates, Crito, his intimate friend, came to him early in the morning, to let him know that bad news, and, at the same time, that it depended only upon himself to quit the prison...
Page 77 - II; does not swear to discharge with impunity whom he pleases, but to do justice where it is due. We ought not, therefore, to accustom you to perjury, nor you to suffer yourselves to be accustomed to it; for, in so doing, both the one and the other of us equally injure justice and religion, and both are criminals.
Page 76 - Every man who would generously oppose a whole people, either among 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...
Page 75 - If to speak in this manner be to corrupt youth, I confess, Athenians, that I am guilty, and deserve to be punished. If what I say be not true, it is most easy to convict me of my falsehood.
Page 188 - ... grandeur, the number of his troops, the extent of his dominions, the magnificence of his palaces, and the universal abundance of all good things and enjoyments in his possession ; always repeating, that never man was happier than Dionysius. ' Since you are of that opinion...
Page 256 - By this uncommon disposition, his design was to cover his flank on the right ; to keep off his right wing, as a kind of reserved body, that he might not hazard the event of the battle upon the weakest part of his army ; and to begin the action with his left wing, where his best troops were posted, to turn the whole weight of the battle upon Cleombrotus and the Spartans.
Page 61 - One day when Alcibiades was boasting of his wealth, and the great estates in his possession...
Page 85 - ... follow, I mean eternity ; and the least neglect in this point may be attended with endless consequences. If death were the final dissolution of being, the wicked would be great gainers by it, by being delivered at once from their bodies, their souls, and their vices ; but as the soul is immortal, it has no other means of being freed from its evils, nor any safety for it, but in becoming very good and very wise ; for it carries nothing...
Page 126 - Pericles'i time, was misapplied to unnecessary uses, and often consumed in frivolous -expenses, games, feasts, and shows, which cost immense sums, and were of no manner of utility to the state.

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