The Life of Socrates: Collected from the Memorabilia of Xenophon and the Dialogues of Plato, and Illustrated Farther by Aristotle, Diodorus Siculus, ... and Others. ... By John Gilbert Cooper, Jun. Esq

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R. Dodsley, 1750 - 179 páginas
 

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Página iii - The Life of Socrates, Collected from the Memorabilia of Xenophon and the Dialogues of Plato, and illustrated farther by Aristotle, Diodorus Siculus, Cicero, Proclus, Apuleius, Maximus Tyrius, Boethius, Diogenes Laertius, Aulus Gellius and others...
Página 102 - ... which, when it appeared in your more popular volume, was received with ,applaufe, as new and very ingenious ; an applaufe, which, as you could not but know, belonged to him. Dr. Lowth's Third Letter to Dr. Warburton, 1766. Mr. Warburton, who fuppofes which thought, wrong as it is, though he lets it pafs for his own, was borrowed, or more properly Jlolen, from a French Romance, called the Life of Sethos. Cooper's Life of Socrates, 4th Ed. 1771. p. 102.
Página 160 - ... the jailor told us to wait a little, as the Eleven were then giving orders for the death of Socrates." Speaking of the fear of death, Socrates said, " Assuredly, my dear friends, if I did not think I was going to find, in the other world, gods good and wise, and even infinitely better than we are, it would be wrong in me not to be troubled at death ; but you must know that I hope soon to be introduced to virtuous men, — soon to arrive at the assembly of the just. Therefore it is that I fear...
Página 53 - Ille, quidem hoc cupiens, potis eft per tela virofque. Haud aliter retro dubius veftigia Turnus Improperata refert, '& mens exaeftuat ira. Quin etiam bis tum medios invaferat hoiles : Bis cönverfa fuga per muros agmina vertit. 800 Sed manus e caihis propere coit omnis in unum...
Página iii - ... compar'd; and the present happiness of mankind shewn to consist in, and the future to be acquir'd by, Virtue only derived from the true knowledge of God. Herein the different sentiments La Mothe le Vayer, Cudworth, Stanley, Dacier, Charpentier, Voltaire, Rollin, Warburton, and others on these subjects, are occacionally consider'd.
Página 163 - ... he had said, another while in speaking of the miserable state that was before us. For we all looked upon ourselves as persons deprived of our good father, that were about to pass the rest of our life in an orphan state. After he came out of the bath, they brought his children to him, for he had three — two little ones, and one that was pretty big : and the women of his family came all in to him. He spoke to them some time in the presence of Crito, gave them their orders, and ordered them to...
Página 75 - ... herds, a proper care must be taken of them; would you extend your dominions by arms, and be rendered capable of setting at liberty your captive friends, and bringing your enemies to subjection, you must not only learn of those that are experienced in the art of war, but exercise yourself also in the use of military affairs; and if you would excel in the strength of your body you must keep your body in due subjection to your mind, and exercise it with labour and pains.
Página 94 - Confidence, fpeaking of the human Soul, which he knew nothing of: " Le Demon de Socrate lui avoit apris fans doute ce qui en etoit. II ya des gens a le verite qui pretcndent qu'un hommfe...
Página 56 - Circumftances which were obr. truded into his Character, and obviated the malicious Defigns of the Poet, who having brought his Play a fecond Time upon the Stage, met with the Contempt and Reproach he juftly merited from fuch a Com-, pofition *'. Thus; 1 s Mr.
Página 75 - If you would render your fields fruitful, and fill your arms with corn, you must labour to cultivate the soil accordingly. Would you grow rich by your herds, a proper care must be taken of them; would you extend your dominions by arms, and be rendered capable of setting at liberty your captive friends, and bringing your enemies to subjection, you must not only learn of those that are experienced in the art of war, but exercise yourself also in the...

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