Short Extracts from Lucian

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...I Strange unusual blood, When man's worst sin is, he does too much good!'--Tim. o/Ath. 4, 2. P. 36. 1. avoid K. K. aK., 'folly, stupidity, and lack of discrimination.' cuijfleia, lit. 'good-naturedness, ' affords an instance of moral like nonsense.' ipcrttv rivet ironical of the 'virtue' of the sects, Kr)povs often so used as the climax to a list of particulars, all of which one wishes to stamp with contempt j cf. Dem. Olyn. 3, 29. fweipcWup, contemptuous; cf. Dream, 8 (4, 29). 5. Tch, ' you see.' 10. 8. Kara raxos: periphrasis for adverb, Hard is often so used; cf Karet cnrouSK, 18(41,19). 11. 8ti: like us with superlative = quam. H. 664. Cksiuicq: cona tive force. 14. ai8is pkv, 'later.' Antithesis in ir4iv, Kta., 1. 23 eirciSdv T. K. fan., 'when I have had my bolt repaired.' Aor. subj. like Lat. fut. perf. H. 760; MT. 20, n. 1. 15. Ka/reayficvai: classic Attic would be Karc a-yacri. 17. oirotc... irpionv, 'since awhile ago I launched it too zealously, ' etc. 18. 1 Ava iry(pav: of Clazomenae, but long resident at Athens. He was the first to state the doctrine that the present order of things is due to an intelligent principle (vovs). Accused (450 B. c.) of blasphemy, he was saved from death by Pericles, over whom he had exercised great influence. fim8c 'was seeking to convince.' G. 200, n, 2; H. 702. prfii... Beovs, 'that we gods are of no account at all.' A euphemistic way, as Fritzsche remarks, of saying, 'we do not exist.' Cob., however, V. L. 222, cuts out nvas, and wishes /ur5c changed to lafiir. Sombdt. and Fr. bracket rivas. Omitted, 'we do not exist at all.' Present reading is paralleled in Vitar. Auct. 27: ovSe rifie's &pa iaptiv vwcs; 'aren't we, then, anybody?' 21. 'Avcucctov: temple of the 'Artuces (Castor and Pollux), on more

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