previous next

[14] Dum-que tenor vitae. Helen's reasoning is just and strong: What pity that one who knew so well what was honorable and becoming, had not resolution and command of herself, sufficient to restrain her from so base a compliance! It is not generally so much for want of knowing better that we do amiss, as for want of courage to withstand our passions.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: