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" Jove fixed it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away. "
A History of the Valley of Virginia - Page 125
by Samuel Kercheval, Charles James Faulkner - 1833 - 486 lehte
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A Japanese Boy

Shiukichi Shigemi - 1889 - 128 lehte
...become a courtier, was fitted only to burn incense at the shrine of power; for Jove fix'd it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away." CHAPTER XIX. HIGHER SPECIES OF POETRY — continued. The adjective Epic is derived from the Greek epo,...
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The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: 1781-1784

Thomas Jefferson - 1894
...tvpvoTta Zsv 'AcpyfpoS, ivi1 av fiiv Hard Sov\iov ijftap E/irj6iv. — Od. 17, 323. Jove fix'd it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away. But the slaves of which Homer speaks were whites. Notwithstanding these considerations which must weaken...
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Story of Ulysses

Michael Clarke - 1900 - 283 lehte
...suitors were assembled. But the faithful dog, as if overcome with joy, died before his master's eyes. The dog, whom Fate had granted to behold His lord, when twenty tedious years had rolled, Takes a last look, and having seen him, dies : So closed forever faithful Argus' eyes ! POPE,...
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Imitation: Or, The Mimetic Force in Nature and Human Nature

Richard Steel - 1900 - 197 lehte
...time in which he lives, whilst laying down in the Odyssey the maxim that — Jove fixed it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away. evidently did not regard the relation as being in itself a violation of right. Nor, indeed, has slavery...
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

David Josiah Brewer - 1900 - 4190 lehte
...and beats down his genius. For, according to Homer ("Odyssey," I. 322): — "Jove fixed it certain that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away." "As then," said he, "(if what I have heard deserves credit), the cages in which what are called pigmies...
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Proceedings, 54. köide

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1900
...time in which he lives, whilst laying down in the Odyssey the maxim that — Jove fixed it certain, that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away. evidently did not regard the relation as being in itself a violation of right. Nor, indeed, has slavery...
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The Cyclopedia of Oratory: A Handbook of Authorities on Oratory as an Art ...

W. V. Byars - 1901 - 557 lehte
...beats down his genius. For, according to Homer (« Odyssey,» I. 322), — « Jove fixed it certain that whatever day Makes man a slave takes half his worth away.» «As then,» said he, «if what I have heard deserves credit, the cages in which what are called pigmies...
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The Handbook of Oratory: A Cyclopedia of Authorities on Oratory as an Art ...

William Vincent Byars - 1901 - 533 lehte
...beats down his genius. For, according to Homer (« Odyssey, » I. 322), — «Jove fixed it certain that whatever day Makes man a slave takes half his worth away." "As then,8 said he, "if what I have heard deserves credit, the cages in which what are called pigmies...
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., 7. köide

David Josiah Brewer - 1902
...and beats down his genius. For, according to Homer ("Odyssey," I. 322): — "Jove fixed it certain that whatever day Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away." "As then," said he, " (if what I ha\re heard deserves credit), the cages in which what are called pigmies...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1903 - 672 lehte
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