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Flavius Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews (ed. William Whiston, A.M.) 60 0 Browse Search
Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley) 14 0 Browse Search
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation 14 0 Browse Search
Pausanias, Description of Greece 6 0 Browse Search
Flavius Josephus, Against Apion (ed. William Whiston, A.M.) 6 0 Browse Search
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P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Brookes More), Book 4, line 1 (search)
e others loiter and frequent these rites fantastic, we the wards of Pallas, much to be preferred, by speaking novel thoughts may lighten labour. Let us each in turn, relate to an attentive audience, a novel tale; and so the hours may glide.” it pleased her sisters, and they ordered her to tell the story that she loved the most. So, as she counted in her well-stored mind the many tales she knew, first doubted she whether to tell the tale of Derceto,— that Babylonian, who, aver the tribes of Palestine, in limpid ponds yet lives,— her body changed, and scales upon her limbs; or how her daughter, having taken wings, passed her declining years in whitened towers. Or should she tell of Nais, who with herbs, too potent, into fishes had transformed the bodies of her lovers, till she met herself the same sad fate; or of that tree which sometime bore white fruit, but now is changed and darkened by the blood that stained its roots.— Pleased with the novelty of this, at once she tells the tale o
P. Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses (ed. Brookes More), Book 5, line 74 (search)
boaster on the middle of his nose. The piercing steel, passed through his nose and neck,— remained projecting from the front and back. And while good fortune helped his hand, he slew Clanis and Clytius, of one mother born, but with a different wound he slaughtered each: for, leveled by a mighty arm, his ashen spear drove through the thighs of Clytius, right and left, and Clanis bit the javelin with his teeth. And by his might, Mendesian Celadon and Atreus fell, his mother of the tribes of Palestine, his father was unknown. Aethion, also, who could well foresee the things to come, but was at last deceived by some false omen. And Thoactes fell, the armour-bearer of the king; and, next, the infamous Agyrtes who had slain his father. These he slew; and though his strength was nearly spent, so many more remained: for now the multitude with one accord conspired to slaughter him. From every side the raging troops assailed the better cause. In vain the pious father and the bride, together wi