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" Demosthenes is the most sublime and the purest tragic character, with which history is acquainted. When, still trembling with the vehement force of his language, we read his life in Plutarch ; when we transfer ourselves into his times and his situation... "
Juvenal: satires, iii, x, xiii, and xiv, from the text of Ruperti; with Engl ... - Page 82
by Decimus Junius Juvenalis - 1844
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 30

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1851 - 680 pages
...truly said of him, that " of all political characters, Demosthenes is the most sublime and the purest tragic character, with which history is acquainted....From his first appearance till the moment when he swallowed poison in the temple, we see him contending against destiny, which seems to mock him with...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 30

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1851 - 682 pages
...truly said of him, that " of all political characters, Demosthenes is the most sublime and the purest tragic character, with which history is acquainted....tragedy. From his first appearance till the moment when-he swallowed poison in the temple, we see him contending against destiny, which seems to mock...
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Eclectic Magazine, and Monthly Edition of the Living Age, Volume 24

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - American periodicals - 1851 - 606 pages
...truly said of him, that " of all political characters, Demosthenes is the most sublime and the purest tragic character, with which history is acquainted....epic muse or of tragedy. From his first appearance tlll the moment when he swallowed poison in the temple, we see him contending against destiny, which...
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The Great Cities of the Ancient World, in Their Glory and Their Desolation ...

Theodore Alois Buckley - Cities and towns, Ancient - 1852 - 442 pages
...sublime and purely tragic character with which history is acquainted. When, still trembling1 with the force of his language, we read his life in Plutarch,...than can be excited by any hero of the epic muse, or tragedy. From his first appearance till the moment when he swallowed poison in the temple, we see him...
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Great Cities of the World: In Their Glory and in Their Desolation, Embracing ...

John Frost - Africa - 1852 - 560 pages
...than he for his greatness ? Of all political characters, Demosthenes is the most sublime and purely tragic character with which history is acquainted. When, still trembling with the force of his language, we read his life in Plutarch, when we transfer ourselves into his times and...
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The Standard Fifth Reader: (first-class Standard Reader) : for Public and ...

Epes Sargent - American literature - 1857 - 488 pages
...characters," says the German historian, Hecren, " Demos'thenes is the most sublime ; he is the purest tragic character with which history is acquainted....From his first appearance till the moment when he swallowed poison in the temple, we see him contending against destiny, which seems to mock him with...
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The Standard Fifth Reader: (first-class Standard Reader) : for Public and ...

Epes Sargent - American literature - 1857 - 490 pages
...characters," says the German historian, Hccrcn, " Demos'thenes is the most sublime ; he is the purest tragic character with which history is acquainted. When, still trembling with the ve'hcment force of his language, we read his life in Plutarch," when we transfer ourselves into his...
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The Standard Fifth Reader: (first-class Standard Reader) : for Public and ...

Epes Sargent - American literature - 1858 - 480 pages
...characters," says the German historian, Fleeren, " Demos'thenes is the most sublime ; he is the purest tragic character with which history is acquainted....with the ve'hement force of his language, we read hia life in Plutarch,*1 when we transfer ourselves into his times and his situation, we are carried...
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The Standard First[-fifth] Reader ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1859 - 450 pages
...characters," says the German historian, Heeren, " Demos'thenes is the most sublime ; he is the purest tragic character with which history is acquainted....ve'hement force of his language, we read his life in Plutarch,1' when we transfer ourselves into his times and his situation, we are carried away by a deeper...
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The Standard Fifth Reader for Public and Private Schools: Containing a ...

Epes Sargent - 1867 - 540 pages
...characters," says the German historian, Heeren, " Demos'the-nes is the most sublime ; he is the purest tragic character with which history is acquainted....ve'hement force of his language, we read his life in Plutarch,*1 when we transfer ourselves into his times and his situation, we are carried away by a deeper...
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