The Phaedrus, Lysis, and Protagoras of Plato

Macmillan, 1900 - 272 pàgines

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Pàgina 272 - THE BOOK OF PRAISE. From the best English Hymn Writers. Selected and arranged by LORD SELBORNE. A New and Enlarged Edition. THE FAIRY BOOK ; the Best Popular Fairy Stories. Selected and rendered anew by the Author of
Pàgina 82 - I think you will allow, that every speech ought to be put together like a living creature, with a body of its own, so as to be neither without head nor without feet, but to have both a middle and extremities described proportionately to each other and to the whole.
Pàgina 62 - ... white-coloured, blackeyed ; he loves honour with temperance and modesty, and, a votary of genuine glory, he is driven without stroke of the whip by voice and reason alone. The bad horse, on the other hand, is crooked, bulky, clumsily put together, with thick neck, short throat, flat face, black coat, grey and bloodshot eyes, a friend to all riot and insolence, shaggy about the ears, dull of hearing, scarce yielding to lash and goad united. Whenever therefore the driver sees the sight which inspires...
Pàgina 108 - ... competent to defend themselves, and him who planted them, and are not unfruitful, but bear seed in their turn, from which other words springing up in other minds are capable of preserving this precious seed ever undecaying, and making their possessor ever happy, so far as happiness is possible for man.
Pàgina 44 - Muses, which seizes upon a tender and a virgin soul, and, stimng it up to rapturous frenzy, adorns in ode and other verse the countless deeds of elder time for the instruction of after ages. But whosoever without the madness of the Muses comes to knock at the doors of poesy, from the conceit that haply by force of art he will become an efficient poet, departs with blasted hopes, and his poetry, the poetry of sense, fades into obscurity before the poetry of madness.
Pàgina 272 - GUESSES AT TRUTH. By Two BROTHERS. New Edition. THE CAVALIER AND HIS LADY. Selections from the Works of the First Duke and Duchess of Newcastle. "With an Introductory Essay by EDWARD JENKINS, -Author of " Ginx's Baby,
Pàgina 30 - When desire, having rejected reason and overpowered judgment which leads to right, is set in the direction of the pleasure which beauty can inspire, and when again under the influence of its kindred desires it is moved with violent motion towards the beauty of corporeal forms, it acquires a surname from this very violent motion, and is called love.
Pàgina 56 - But whenever one who is fresh from those mysteries, who saw much of that heavenly vision, beholds in any god-like face or form a successful copy of original beauty, he first of all feels a shuddering chill, and there creep over him some of those terrors that assailed him in that dire struggle; then, as he continues to gaze, he is inspired with a reverential awe, and did he not fear the repute of exceeding madness, he would offer sacrifice to his beloved as to the image of a god.

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