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" A person in disguise, with all the appearance of caution and fear, comes to inquire for Pisthetaerus, to whom he discovers himself to be Prometheus, and tells him (but first he makes them hold a large umbrella over his head for fear Jupiter should spy... "
The Birds of Aristophanes - Page x
by Aristophanes - 1864 - 236 pages
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The Birds: From the Text of Dindorf, with Notes, Partly Original, Partly ...

Aristophanes - 1834 - 165 pages
...himself to be Prometheus, and tells him (but first he makes them hold a large umbrella over his head, for fear Jupiter should spy him,) that the Gods are...of heaven far beyond the Gods of Greece,) threaten tomakewar upon them, unless they will open the ports, and renew the intercourse between mankind and...
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Eclogæ Aristophanicæ, selections from The clouds (The birds) with ..., Part 2

Aristophanes - 1852
...himself to be Prometheus, and tells him (but first he makes them hold a large umbrella over his head for fear Jupiter should spy him), that the gods are...intercourse between mankind and them, as of old. He advises Pisthetœrus to make the most of this intelligence, and to reject all offers boldly which Jupiter may...
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Notes on Aristophanes and Plato

Thomas Gray - 1884 - 4 pages
...himself to be Prometheus, and tells him (but first he makes them hold a large umbrella over his head for fear Jupiter should spy him) that the gods are...starving miserable condition : and, what is worse, that the barbarian gods (who live no one knows where, in a part of heaven far beyond the gods of Greece)...
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The Works of Thomas Gray in Prose and Verse: Notes on Aristophanes and Plato

Thomas Gray - 1885
...should spy him) that the gods are all in a starving miserable condition : and, what is worse, that the barbarian gods (who live no one knows where, in a...intercourse between mankind and them, as of old.. He advises Pisthetserus to make the most of this intelligence, and to reject all oifers boldly, which Jupiter...
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The Works of Thomas Gray in Prose and Verse: Notes on Aristophanes and Plato

Thomas Gray - 1885
...himself to be Prometheus, and tells him (but first he makes them hold a large umbrella over his head for fear Jupiter should spy him) that the gods are...starving miserable condition : and, what is worse, that the barbarian gods (who live no one knows where, in a part of heaven far beyond the gods of Greece)...
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