The Tragedies of Aeschylus. Literally Translated

The Tragedies of Aeschylus. Literally Translated

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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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...who know in what tempests, like vessels, we are tossed to and fro; and if it is our destiny to attain safety, a great stock might be produced from a tiny seed. And in very truth here are tracks too, a second sign, like to feet, and bearing a resemblance to my own. For there are also here two prints of footsteps, both of himself and of some fellow-traveler. The heels and the impress of the tendons being measured, coincide exactly with my footsteps. But pains (as of a woman in travail) and prostration of mind is upon me. 1 MQpovric. Cf. Apul. Met. ix. p. 189, " miroque mentis sale-et cogitationum dissensione, misellus in diversas sententias carpebatur, ac distrahebatur." Q. Curtius III., 6, "diu animo in diversa versato." 2 On the accusative see Blomfield. Orestes, coming forward.1 Pray thou, uttering to the gods prayers that shall hring their accomplishment, that what remains may turn out well. El. But what have I now attained as respects the favor of the gods? Or. You have come to the sight of those whom for a long time you used to pray to see. El. And on whom of mortals is it that thou knowest me to have called? Ok. I know that thou hast full oft had sad longings for Orestes. El. And what, then, do I attain the object of my prayers? Ok. I am he: search not for any one more dear to thee than I am. El. But, stranger, art thou not weaving some trick around me? Ok. Truly then I am framing schemes against myself. El. But thou fain wouldst scoff at my calamities? Or. Ay, and at my own also, if indeed at thine. El. As being Orestes, am I then addressing thee with these words? Or. Nay, now, when thou seest me in person, thou hardly knowest me, but when thou didst see your brother's shorn ringlet of mourning hair which corresponded...show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236594428
  • 9781236594426