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" Pisthetserus, two ancient Athenians, thoroughly weary of the folly, injustice, and litigious temper of their countrymen, determine to leave Attica for good and all ; and having heard much of the fame of Epops, king of the birds, who was once a man under... "
The Birds of Aristophanes - Page v
by Aristophanes - 1849 - 228 pages
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 2

English literature - 1814
...married an Athenian lady, t-ltey pack up a few necessary utensils, and set out foi* the court of f hat prince under the conduct of a jay and a raven, birds...distinction in augury, without whose direction the Greek» never Undertook any thing of consequence. Their errand la to enquire Of the birds, who »re...
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Eclogæ Aristophanicæ, selections from The clouds (The birds) with ..., Part 2

Aristophanes - 1852
...ll«v. Henry Francis Cary. CCF CAMBRtDGE, November 6, 1849. ARGUMENT*. " EüELPiDES and Pisthetœrus, two ancient Athenians, thoroughly weary of the folly,...without whose direction the Greeks never undertook anything of consequence. Their errand is to inquire of the birds, who are the greatest travellers of...
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The Birds: With Notes, and a Metrical Table

Aristophanes - 1861
...through the commentary. CC FELTON. CAMBRIDGE, Мт-Л 1, 1861. АRGUMENT." " EDELPIDES and Pisthetaerus, two ancient Athenians, thoroughly weary of the folly,...without whose direction the Greeks never undertook anything of consequence. Their errand is to inquire of the birds, who are the greatest travellers of...
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Notes on Aristophanes and Plato

Thomas Gray - 1884 - 4 pages
...judged the second best ; the Comastae of Ameipsias being the first. THE PLAN1 OF THE AVES. Euelpides and Pisthetserus, two ancient Athenians, thoroughly...undertook any thing of consequence. Their errand is to enquire of the birds, who are the greatest travellers of any nation, where they may meet with a quiet...
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The Works of Thomas Gray in Prose and Verse: Notes on Aristophanes and Plato

Thomas Gray - 1885
...best ; the Comaste of Ameipsias being the first. THE PLAN1 OF THE AVES. Euelpides and Pistheteerus, two ancient Athenians, thoroughly weary of the folly,...undertook any thing of consequence. Their errand is to enquire of the birds, who are the greatest travellers of any nation, where they may meet with a quiet...
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The American Library of Art, Literature and Song, Volume 6

Literature - 1886
...spoileth all their honey's taste. Translation of ANNA HUME. THE BIRDS. FROM THE GREEK OF Anis UELPIDESand Pisthetserus, two ancient Athenians, thoroughly weary...without whose direction the Greeks never undertook anything of consequence. Their errand is to inquire of the birds, who are the greatest travellers of...
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