This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ... clear before you. When at first He filled his father's throne, he instantly Made various gifts of glory to the gods, And dealt the ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ... clear before you. When at first He filled his father's throne, he instantly Made various gifts of glory to the gods, And dealt the empire out. Alone of men, Of miserable men, he took no count, But yearned to sweep their track off from the world, And plant a newer race there. Not a god Resisted such desire except myself! I dared it! I drew mortals back to light, From meditated ruin deep as hell! For which wrong, I am bent down in these pangs Dreadful to suffer, mournful to behold--And I, who pitied man, am thought myself Unworthy of pity--while I render out Deep rhythms of anguish 'neath the harping hand That strikes me thus!--a sight to shame your Zeus! Chorus. And didst thou sin No more than so? Prometheus. I did restrain besides My mortals from premeditating death.--Cho. How didst thou medicine the plague-fear of death? Pro. I set blind hopes to inhabit in their house. Cho. By that gift, thou didst help thy mortals well. P1o. I gave them also, --fire. Cho. And have they now, Those creatures of a day, the red-eyed fire? Pro. They have! and shall learn by it many arts. Cho. And, truly, for such sins Zeus tortures thee. And will remit no anguish? Is there set No limit before thee to thine agony? Pro. No other! only what seems good to Him. But mourn not ye for griefs I bear to-day!--hear rather, dropping down To the plain, how other woes creep on to me, And learn the consummation of my doom. Beseech you, nymphs, beseech you, grieve for me Who now am grieving!--for Grief walks the earth, And sits down at the foot of each by turns. The sentiment with which the foregoing extract closes is highly characteristic of the grave and solemn genius of JEs-chylus. O-ce'an-us (Ocean-god) now arrives, and joins the company of sympathizers with Prometheus...
Good. B000NXB3KA 1884 Phillips and Hunt hardcvoer, after school series. Good+. Moderate perimeter wear, mostly cosmetic except for two corner tips rubbed. Owner's name from the period, clean unmarked text, solid binding.
Cover Art. Fair. No Jacket. Hard Back. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. The hard cover has wear with fade....Yellowing pages....Spine cock..........Check out our books on tape....We ship everyday or next day.........We are very careful when we list our books, but sometimes something minor may get by.
Good. First Edition, Second Printing. Previous owner-Frank A. Little-signature and date to first free page. He was an engineer with the HAWKINS IRON COMPANY in Massachusetts-one of the big steel construction companies at the time. Condition: Good-original brown cloth and gilt decorations and title; some shelf wear mostly to edges and corners; pages clean; small stamp to front cover verso.
Very good. Phillips & Hunt, New York, NY, 1884. 1st Edition, VG+, Hard Cover, Size=5.5"x8.5", 302pgs(Index). Brown cloth, gold gilt spine letters & gold gilt front cover embossed design. Ink owner name, date on blank page after front endpaper, page ends tanned, o.w. clean and tight. No underlines, tears, chips, etc. Text bright & in Fine condition. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Later. Very good. Corners worn and bent. Edges of spine rubbed. Shelf rubbing. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.
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