Metrical Translations from Sanskrit Writers: With an Introduction, Prose Versions, and Parallel Passages from Classical Authors

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Trübner & Company, 1879 - 376 pàgines

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Pàgina 276 - But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb; The dog is turned to his own vomit again ; and ; The sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.
Pàgina 40 - I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.
Pàgina 209 - Beloved Pan, and all ye other gods who haunt this place, give me beauty in the inward soul; and may the outward and inward man be at one.
Pàgina 275 - Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.
Pàgina 275 - Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.
Pàgina 284 - All the brethren of the poor do hate him; how much more do his friends go far from, him? he pursueth them with words, yet they are wanting to him.
Pàgina 284 - The evil bow before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous. 20 The poor is hated even of his own neighbour: but the rich hath many friends.
Pàgina 202 - Then God, if he be good, is not the author of all things, as the many assert, but he is the cause of a few things only, and not of most things that occur to men. For few are the goods of human life, and many are the evils, and the good is to be attributed to God alone; of the evils the causes are to be sought elsewhere, and not in him.
Pàgina 156 - There be three things which are too wonderful for me, yea, four which I know not: The way of an eagle in the air; the way of a serpent upon a rock; the way of a ship in the midst of the sea; and the way of a man with a maid.
Pàgina 159 - Wherever two together plot, and deem they are alone, King Varuna is there, a third, and all their schemes are known. This earth is his, to him belong those vast and boundless skies; Both seas within him rest, and yet in that small pool he lies.

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