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τὰ πάθη: the emotions. Obs. the gradual increase in the demands made upon the artist: first, the various classes are distinguished,— runners, wrestlers, etc.; then, the various σχήματα in each class; and lastly, the various emotions expressed by these. Cf. the lines of Schiller which were on the wall of the old Gewandhaus in Leipzig: ‘Leben athmet die bildende Kunst, Geist fordr' ich vom Dichter, | Aber die Seele spricht nur Polyhymnia aus,’ where the lyric Muse alone is allowed to express the soul's deepest emotions. τὰ ὄμματα ἀπεικαστέον, ἡ ὄψις μιμητέα: obs. the use of both the pers. and impers. constructions. ἀπειλητικά: pred. adj., with menacing glance. εὐφραινομένων: joined with τῶν νενικηκότων instead of with ὄψις (as ἀπειλητικά with ὄμματα) because εὐφραίνεσθαι is more appropriately attributed to the person than to τῇ ὄψει. τὰ τῆς ψυχῆς ἔργα: the workings of the soul.
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