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" Sophocles appears with splendid dignity, like some imperial palace of richest architecture, the symmetry of whose parts, and the chaste magnificence of the whole delight the eye, and command the approbation of the judgment. The pathetic and moral Euripides... "
The tragedies of Sophocles - Page vi
by Sophocles - 1813 - 408 pages
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The tragedies of Sophocles translated [by R. Potter].

Sophocles - 1808
...Sophocles appears with splendid dignity, like some imperial palace of richest architecture, the symmetry of whose parts, and the chaste magnificence of the...greatness, and with an awful sense of our own mortality. i In works of literature the public is little interested in the motives of the writer ; yet some account...
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On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With ..., Volume 4

Charles Bucke - 1823
...storied windows admit a dim religious light, enough to shew us its high embossed roof, and the menu Jents of the dead, which rise in every part, impressing...greatness, and with an awful sense of our own mortality." phis ; the column of Arcadius at Constantinople ; or the various fragments, which adorn the memory...
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Manual of Classical Literature

Johann Joachim Eschenburg - Art - 1841 - 753 pages
...the solemnity of a Gothic temple, whose storied windows admit a dim religious light, enough to show its high embowed roof, and the monuments of the dead,...greatness, and with an awful sense of our own mortality." (Potter.) On the character of Enripide? and his writings, comp. Schlegel, Dram. Lit. lect. v. — CAcr....
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Manual of Classical Literature: From the German of J.J. Eschenburg ... With ...

Johann Joachim Eschenburg, Nathan Welby Fiske - Art - 1849 - 690 pages
...the solemnity of a Gothic temple, whose storied window» admit a dim religious light, enough to show its high embowed roof, and the monuments of the dead,...which rise in every part, impressing our minds with pily and terror at the uncertain and short duration of human greatness, and with an awful sense of...
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Manual of Classical Literature

Johann Joachim Eschenburg - Art - 1855 - 690 pages
...Gothic temple, whose storied windows admit a dim religious light, enough to show its high emhowed root, and the monuments of the dead, which rise in every part, impressing our minds with pity and lerror at the uncertain and short duration of human greatness, and with an awful sense of our own mortality."...
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The Poets and the Poetry of the Ancient Greeks: With an Historical ...

Abraham Mills - Greek literature - 1858 - 485 pages
...Gothic temple, whose stained windows admit a dim religious light, enough to show us its high embowered roof, and the monuments of the dead which rise in...part, impressing our minds with pity and terror at the uncertainty and short duration of human greatness, and with an awful sense of our own mortality. The...
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A compendium of classical literature: comprising choice extracts translated ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - Computers - 1861 - 622 pages
...show its high embowed roof, and the monuments of the dead which rise in every part, impressing onr minds with, pity and terror at the uncertain and short duration of human greatness, and with an awful seuse of onr own mortality." — Polt,'r. ' The best modern editious of Euripides are : that of Matthias,...
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Compendium of Classical Literature

Charles Dexter Cleveland - Classical literature - 1861 - 622 pages
...the solemuity of a Gothic temple, whose storied windows admit a dim religions light, enongh to show its high embowed roof, and the monuments of the dead which rise in every part, impressing onr minds with pity and terror at the uncertain and short duration of human greatuess, and with an...
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THE HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION

AMOS DEAN, LL.D. - 1869
...Gothic temple, whose storied windows admit a dim, religious light, enough to show its high embowered roof, and the monuments of the dead, which rise in...greatness, and with an awful sense of our own mortality." 1 The essence of the old Greek tragedy may be mainly summed up in the prevailing idea of destiny, in...
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Museum of Antiquity: A Description of Ancient Life : the Employments ...

Levi W. Yaggy - Civilization - 1881 - 944 pages
...the solemnity of a Gothic temple, whose storied windows admit a dim religious light, enough to show its high embowed roof, and the monuments of the dead...every part, impressing our minds with pity and terror as emblems of the uncertain and short duration of human greatness, and with an awful sense of our own...
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