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I am not of the opinion generally entertained in this country [England], that man lives by Greek and Latin alone; that is, by know ...
The myth of Demeter and Persephone, then, illustrates the power of the Greek religion as a religion of pure ideas--of conceptions, ...
Freud was, in effect, trying to take the mystery out of myth. Once it was decoded as a history of the unconscious, all was explain ...
The gothic is singular in this; one seems easily at home in the renaissance; one is not too strange in the Byzantine; as for the R ...
We should not leave Shopping World without questioning our initial assumption, that here we are in the modern agora. The agora of ...
Far less brilliant, original, and versatile than the Greeks, the Romans were content to borrow most of their culture from them. Th ...
Certainly for us of the modern world, with its conflicting claims, its entangled interests, distracted by so many sorrows, so many ...
There are few books which are fit to be remembered in our wisest hours, but the Iliad is brightest in the serenest days, and embod ...
I lately met with an old volume from a London bookshop, containing the Greek Minor Poets, and it was a pleasure to read once more ...
Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the e ...
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