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Euthydemus

By: Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893

...stars and of the sand? Certainly; did you think we should say No to that? By Zeus, said Ctesippus, interrupting, I only wish that you would give me so... ...lation of something great, he said: Tell me, Socrates, have you an ancestral Zeus? Here, anticipating the final move, like a person caught in a net, w... ...at other Athenians have. And have not other Athenians, he said, an ancestral Zeus? That name, I said, is not to be found among the Ionians, whether co... ...Athens; an ancestral Apollo there is, who is the father of Ion, and a family Zeus, and a Zeus guardian of the phratry, and an Athene guardian of the p... ...he phratry, and an Athene guardian of the phratry. But the name of ancestral Zeus is unknown to us. No matter, said Dionysodorus, for you admit that y... ...own to us. No matter, said Dionysodorus, for you admit that you have Apollo, Zeus, and Athene. Certainly, I said. And they are your gods, he said. Y e... ...demus, and I have no way of es- cape. W ell then, said he, if you admit that Zeus and the other gods are yours, can you sell them or give them away or...

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Phaedrus

By: Plato

... the other things of God by which the soul is nour ished. On a certain day Zeus the lord of heaven goes forth in a winged chariot; and an array of g... ...s world accordingly . The followers of Ares are fierce and violent; those of Zeus seek out some philosophi cal and imperial nature; the attendants of... ...re at the house of Morychus; that house which is near the temple of Olympian Zeus. SOCRATES: And how did he entertain you? Can I be wrong in supposing... ...k in that way, Socrates, but let me have your real opinion; I adjure you, by Zeus, the god of friendship, to tell me whether you think that any Hellen... ...fed upon evil and foulness and the opposite of good, wastes and falls away . Zeus, the mighty lord, holding the reins of a winged chariot, leads the w... ...aw beauty shin ing in brightness,—we philosophers following in the train of Zeus, others in company with other gods; and then we beheld the beatific ... ...uch as I have described. Now the lover who is taken to be the atten dant of Zeus is better able to bear the winged god, and can endure a heavier burd... ...ns as a sort of image which he is to fall down and worship. The followers of Zeus desire that their beloved should have a soul like him; and therefore... ...im all the more, and if, like the Bacchic Nymphs, they draw inspiration from Zeus, they pour out their own fountain upon him, wanting to make him as l...

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Symposium

By: Plato

...no mother and is the elder and wiser goddess, and the other, the daughter of Zeus and Dione, who is popular and common. The first of the two loves has... ...f quelling the pride of man and the fear of los ing the sacrifices. At last Zeus hit upon an expe dient. Let us cut them in two, he said; then they ... ...or one another , and were ready to die of hunger in one another’s arms. Then Zeus in vented an adjustment of the sexes, which en abled them to marry... ...als to my 19 Plato s Symposium thology , in the reasons which are given by Zeus for reconstructing the frame of man, or by the Boeotians and Eleans ... ...hrodite— she is the daughter of Uranus; the younger , who is the daughter of Zeus and Dione —her we call common; and the Love who is her fellow worker... ...heir insolence to be unrestrained. At last, after a good deal of reflection, Zeus discov ered a way. He said: ‘Methinks I have a plan which will hum... ...s of entire men or women,—and clung to that. They were being destroyed, when Zeus in pity of them invented a new plan: he turned the parts of gen era... ... Muses, the metallurgy of Hephaestus, the weav ing of Athene, the empire of Zeus over gods and men, are all due to Love, who was the inventor of them... ... worse for nectar (there was no wine in those days), went into the garden of Zeus and fell into a heavy sleep, and Poverty considering her own straite...

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Critias

By: Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893

...r at the very time when they were filled with all iniquity. The all-seeing Zeus, wanting to punish them, held a council of the gods, and when he had c... ...sed at the very time when they were full of avarice and unrighteous power. Zeus, the god of gods, who rules according to law, and is able to see into ...

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Protagoras

By: Plato

... the form of an apologue, in which, after Prometheus had given men the arts, Zeus is represented as sending Hermes to them, bearing with him Justice a... ...as justice and reverence and the political virtues could only be imparted by Zeus; (8) in the latter part of the Dia logue, when Socrates is arguing ... ...t of life, but politi cal wisdom he had not; for that was in the keeping of Zeus, and the power of Prometheus did not ex tend to entering into the c... ...of Prometheus did not ex tend to entering into the citadel of heaven, where Zeus dwelt, who moreover had terrible sentinels; but he did enter by stea... ...reated one another, and were again in process of dispersion and destruction. Zeus feared that the entire race would be exterminated, and so he sent He... ...nciples of cities and the bonds of friendship and conciliation. Hermes asked Zeus how he should impart justice and reverence among men:—Should he dist... ...ustice and reverence among men, or shall I give them to all?’ ‘To all,’ said Zeus; ‘I should like them all to have a share; for cities can not exist,... ... about which I should like to have my mind set at rest. You were speaking of Zeus sending justice and reverence to men; and several times while you we...

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The Gorgias

By: Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893

...othes on at the time when they were being judged, there was favouritism, and Zeus, when he came to the throne, was obliged to alter the mode of proce-... ...at in the judgments of another world there is no possibility of concealment: Zeus has taken from men the power of foreseeing death, and brings togethe... ...he happier, under that of Cronos, which was a state of innocence, or that of Zeus, which is our ordinary life? For a while Plato balances the two side... ...ES: I said also that the wicked are miserable, and you refuted me? POLUS: By Zeus, I did. SOCRATES: In your own opinion, Polus. POLUS: Yes, and I rath... ...ve, is a true tale, for I mean to speak the truth. Homer tells us (Il.), how Zeus and Poseidon and Pluto divided the empire which they inherited from ... ...d Tartarus. And in the time of Cronos, and even quite lately in the reign of Zeus, the judgment was given on the very day on which the men were to die... ...ven. Then Pluto and the authorities from the Islands of the Blessed came to Zeus, and said that the souls found their way to the wrong places. Zeus s... ...ses you as a fool, and insults you, if he has a mind; let him strike you, by Zeus, and do you be of good cheer, and do not mind the insulting blow, fo...

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The Poetics of Aristotle

By: S. H. Butcher

...ICS OF ARISTOTLE pressions, e.g. ‘Hermo-caico-xanthus who prayed to Father Zeus.’ Every word is either current, or strange, or metaphorical, or orname... ...ota nu omicron sigma}, ‘wine.’ Hence Ganymede is said ‘to pour the wine to Zeus,’ though the gods do not drink wine. So too workers in iron are called...

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The Republic

By: Plato

...arrative of Hephaestus binding Here his mother, or how on another occasion Zeus sent him flying for taking her part when she was being beaten, and all... ...y of the folly of saying that two casks Lie at the threshold of Zeus, full of lots, one of good, the other of evil lots, and that he to who... ...us, full of lots, one of good, the other of evil lots, and that he to whom Zeus gives a mixture of the two Sometimes meets with evil fortune... ... Him wild hunger drives o’er the beauteous earth. And again Zeus, who is the dispenser of good and evil to us. And if any one asserts t... ...es, which was really the work of Pandarus, was brought about by Athene and Zeus, or that the strife and contention of the gods was instigated by Them... ...r that the strife and contention of the gods was instigated by Themis and Zeus, he shall not have our approval; neither will we allow our young men t... ...lthough we are admirers of Homer, we do not ad mire the lying dream which Zeus sends to Agamemnon; nei ther will we praise the verses of Aeschylus i... ... die and meet destiny from hunger? What would you say again to the tale of Zeus, who, while other gods and men were asleep and he the only person awak... ...dess and of Peleus who was the gen tlest of men and third in descent from Zeus, was so disor dered in his wits as to be at one time the slave of two...

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Philebus

By: Plato

...re must be a mind in the other, which he identifies with the royal mind of Zeus. This is the first cause of which ‘our ancestors spoke,’ as he says, a... ..., exist in the world? And this cause is wisdom or mind, the royal mind of Zeus, who is the king of all, as there are other gods who have other noble ... ...of nature. Let us note the remarkable words, ‘That in the divine nature of Zeus there is the soul and mind of a King, because there is in him the powe... ...3 Plato PROTARCHUS: Certainly not. SOCRATES: And in the divine nature of Zeus would you not say that there is the soul and mind of a king, because t... ...hrice that which is good. PROTARCHUS: Certainly. SOCRATES: Well then, by Zeus, let us proceed, and I will make what I believe to be a fair summary o... ...assert what has been said, thus offering the third libation to the saviour Zeus. 133 Plato PROTARCHUS: How? SOCRATES: Philebus affirmed that pleasu...

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St Statesman

By: Plato

... lived and dwelt in the open air. Such was the age of Cronos, and the age of Zeus is our own. Tell me, which is the happier of the two? Or rather, sha... ... intended to elicit this contrast between the golden age and ‘the life under Zeus’ which is our own. T o confuse the divine and human, or hastily appl... ...onos, Socrates; the character of our present life, which is said to be under Zeus, you know from your own experience. Can you, and will you, determine...

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The Golden Sayings of Epictetus

By: Anonymous

...t else than these things? Why, wert thou a statue of Phidias, an Athena or a Zeus, thou wouldst bethink thee both of thyself and thine artificer; and ... ... man, to behold a sight he has never yet beheld. Think you I wish to see the Zeus or Athena of Phidias, bedecked with gold and ivory? Nay, show me,...

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Charmides, Or Temperance

By: Plato

... said. Now then, I said, making an offering of the third or last argument to Zeus the Saviour, let us begin again, and ask, in the first place, whethe...

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Plato's Lysis or Friendship

By: Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893

...ably received by an ancestor of Lysis; this ancestor was himself begotten of Zeus by the daughter of the founder of the deme. And these are the sort o...

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Apology

By: Plato

...d so, Meletus, you really think that I do not believe in any god? I swear by Zeus that you believe absolutely in none at all. You are a liar, Meletus,...

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Androcles and the Lion

By: George Bernard Shaw

... God. What does his name matter? W e call him Jupiter. The Greeks call him Zeus. Call him what you will as you drop the incense on the altar flame: He...

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Platos Timaeus

By: Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893

...nd Cronos and Rhea, and all that generation; and from Cronos and Rhea sprang Zeus and Here, and all those who are said to be their brethren, and other...

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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

By: Henry David Thoreau

...ing; and all with brass He shone, like to the lightning of aegis bearing Zeus.” He conveys the least information, even the hour of the day, with suc... ...hed. And who will say that their conservatism has ANTIGONE “For it was not Zeus who proclaimed these to me, nor Justice who dwells with the gods below... ... Capable of feeding many men, and suitable for flocks; and at the nod of Zeus, “The island sprang from the watery Sea; and the genial Fath...

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The Divine Comedy Volume 3 Paradise

By: Dante Aligheri

... so far distant, in whatsoever sea 2 The nymph Callisto or Helice bore to Zeus a son, Arcas; she was metamorphosed by Hera into a bear, and then tran...

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The Children of the Night

By: Edwin Arlington Robinson

...etter his end had been as the end of a cloudless day, Bright, by the word of Zeus, with a golden star, Wrought of a golden fame, and flung to the cent...

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Sophist

By: Plato

...aken, the very greatest of all sciences. STRANGER: How are we to call it? By Zeus, have we not lighted unwittingly upon our free and noble science, an...

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The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson to His Family and Friends ; Selected and Edited with Notes and Introd. By Sidney Colvin : Volume 1

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...lain, and my view of certain mountains as graceful as Apollo, as severe as Zeus, you would not think the phrase exagger- ated. It is blowing to-day a ...

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Howards End

By: E. M. Forster

...n—all these were as uncertain to ordinary mortals as were the escapades of Zeus. While the gods are powerful, we learn little about them. It is only i...

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The Varieties of Religious Experience

By: William James

...th 49 William James of the universe and to the prosperity and felicity of Zeus. For he would not have brought on any man what he has brought if it we... .... The poet says, Dear City of Cecrops; and wilt thou not say, Dear City of Zeus?”[16] [16] Book IV., 523. But compare even as devout a passage as this...

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The Kalevala the Epic Poem of Finland Translated into English

By: John Martin Crawford

...on the mountains, and is therefore termed, “The Thunderer,” like the Greek Zeus, and his abode is called, “The Thunder Home.” Ukko is often represente...

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Leaves of Grass

By: Walt Whitman

...ksters, Taking myself the exact dimensions of Jehovah, Lithographing Kronos, Zeus his son, and Hercules his grandson, Buying drafts of Osiris, Isis, B...

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