hide Sorting

You can sort these results in two ways:

By entity
Chronological order for dates, alphabetical order for places and people.
By position (current method)
As the entities appear in the document.

You are currently sorting in ascending order. Sort in descending order.

hide Most Frequent Entities

The entities that appear most frequently in this document are shown below.

Entity Max. Freq Min. Freq
Esop (Ohio, United States) 52 0 Browse Search
Grasshopper (Tennessee, United States) 6 0 Browse Search
The Owl (Maine, United States) 4 0 Browse Search
Athens (Greece) 4 0 Browse Search
Naples (Italy) 2 0 Browse Search
Parnassus (Greece) 2 0 Browse Search
Cassandra (Pennsylvania, United States) 2 0 Browse Search
Asia 2 0 Browse Search
Troy (Massachusetts, United States) 2 0 Browse Search
Hebrus 2 0 Browse Search
View all entities in this document...

Browsing named entities in a specific section of Phaedrus, The Fables of Phaedrus (ed. Christopher Smart, Christopher Smart, A. M.). Search the whole document.

Found 6 total hits in 2 results.

Athens (Greece) (search for this): book 1, poem 2
The Frogs Desiring a King With equal laws when Athens throve, The petulance of freedom drove Their state to license, which overthrew Those just restraints of old they knew. Hence, as a factious discontent Through every rank and order went, Pisistratus the tyrant form'd A party, and the fort he storm'd: Which yoke, while all bemoaned in grief (Not that he was a cruel chief, But they unused to be controlled) Then Esop thus his fable told: The Frogs, a freeborn people made, From out their marsh with clamor pray'd That Jove a monarch would assign With power their manners to refine. The sovereign smiled, and on their bog Bent his petitioners a log, Which, as it dash'd upon the place, At first alarm'd the tim'rous race. But ere it long had lain to cool, One slily peep'd out of the pool, And finding it a king in jest, He boldly summoned all the rest. Now, void of fear, the tribe advance, And on the timber leap'd and danced, And having let their fury loose, In gross affronts and rank abuse,
Esop (Ohio, United States) (search for this): book 1, poem 2
The Frogs Desiring a King With equal laws when Athens throve, The petulance of freedom drove Their state to license, which overthrew Those just restraints of old they knew. Hence, as a factious discontent Through every rank and order went, Pisistratus the tyrant form'd A party, and the fort he storm'd: Which yoke, while all bemoaned in grief (Not that he was a cruel chief, But they unused to be controlled) Then Esop thus his fable told: The Frogs, a freeborn people made, From out their marsh with clamor pray'd That Jove a monarch would assign With power their manners to refine. The sovereign smiled, and on their bog Bent his petitioners a log, Which, as it dash'd upon the place, At first alarm'd the tim'rous race. But ere it long had lain to cool, One slily peep'd out of the pool, And finding it a king in jest, He boldly summoned all the rest. Now, void of fear, the tribe advance, And on the timber leap'd and danced, And having let their fury loose, In gross affronts and rank abuse,