The Works of Plato, Volume 4

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Henry G. Bohn, 1855

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Page 5 - whilst you live," the Epicure would say, • " And taste the pleasures of the passing day." " Live whilst you live," the sacred preacher cries, "And give to God each moment as it files.
Page 180 - Pope— Superior beings, when of late they saw A mortal man unfold all nature's law, Admired such wisdom in an earthly shape, ' And showed a Newton, as we show an ape.
Page 217 - No, no ; my meaning, in saying that he is a good man, is to have you understand me that he is sufficient.
Page 149 - Tis he, I ken the manner of his gait ; He rises on the toe ; that spirit of his In aspiration lifts him from the earth.
Page 109 - that, as it is not proper to attempt to cure the eyes without the head, nor the head without the body, so neither is it proper to cure the body without the soul ; and that this was the reason why many diseases escape the Greek physicians, because they are ignorant of the whole,
Page 58 - And thy commandment all alone shall live Within the book and volume of my brain.
Page 315 - and all are for his sake, and he is the cause of all that is beautiful. But about a second are the secondary things ; and about a third the third. Now the soul of man is eager to learn respecting these things ,of what kind they are, looking to what is allied to itself, none of which it possesses sufficiently.
Page 220 - Ego, apis Matinee More modoque, Grata carpentis thyma per laborem Plurimum, circa nemus uvidique Tiburis ripas operosa parvus Carmina fingo.
Page 342 - according to my opinions upon the matter ; for there is not, and never will be, any composition of mine about them. For a matter of that kind cannot be expressed by words, like other things to be learnt ; but by a

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