Plato's Republic: The Greek Text

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Page xxx - And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation ; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand.
Page 21 - A thing devised by the enemy. Go, gentlemen, every man unto his charge : Let not our babbling dreams affright our souls : Conscience is but a word that cowards use, Devised at first to keep the strong in awe : Our strong arms be our conscience, swords our law.
Page 258 - Stoop with oppression of their prodigal weight: Give some supportance to the bending twigs. Go thou, and like an executioner, Cut off the heads of too fast growing sprays, That look too lofty in our commonwealth: All must be even in our government.
Page 49 - Plato is caught by я fascination at which he himself is laughing all the while.' ' These peculiarities are but the decorations of a sort of carnival dress that is worn for this occasion only,' but the Plato who came to scoff remained to pray at the shrine of rhetoric, and we witness a ' gradual prevalence over Plato's style of the rhetorical artificiality which in the earlier periods he had alternately ridiculed and coquetted and played with.
Page 317 - Hfpi ipvv&n, so commonly given to philosophical works in the sixth and fifth centuries BC. does not mean, ' on the Nature of Things', — a far later use of the word, — but simply, 'Concerning the Primary Substance".
Page 16 - The ауаЛ/шта are not themselves immediately perceived by sense at all. It is only when the individual mind has been freed by Socratic questioning, and turned about, and asked What is it ? (TÍ eori ;),—or, in more Platonic language, by a process of бкиреоч?
Page viii - Quickly likens the nose of the dying wit and philosopher—" for his nose was as sharp as a pen on a table of green frieze.
Page 128 - As full of spirit as the month of May, And gorgeous as the sun at midsummer, Wanton as youthful goats, wild as young bulls. I saw young Harry, with his beaver on, His cuisses on his thighs, gallantly...
Page 73 - E vt aus dem Parisinus A stammt. Nicht zu verwundern ist, dass bei der grossen zeitlichen Entfernung von A die Handschriften m E vt Interpolationen und Ergänzungen der Lücken, welche A bietet, 1 The older hand of Flor, b, was formerly attributed to the twelfth century. But E. Rostagno, who has examined both MSS. (M and b) places nearly a century between them. aus der zweiten Klasse erfahren haben. So kommt es, dass mehrmals A mit seinen Weglassungen allein dasteht 1 .' §4- Whether or not the Cesena...
Page 317 - So far as I know, no historian of Greek philosophy has clearly laid it down that the word which was used by the early cosmologists to express this idea of a permanent and primary substance was none other than f1£crit ; and that the title Hfpi ipvv&n, so commonly given to philosophical works in the sixth and fifth centuries BC. does not mean,

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