Sullivanwhose real interest was, ironically, serious music, which he composed with varying degrees of success, achieved fame for his comic opera scores rather than for his more earnest efforts.
When a tongue at the wrong moment shoots off sharp-pointed words to rouse and hurt the spirit, speech may well soothe speech.
Christopher Collard I would far rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evil. It does not make me tremble. O holy Mother Earth, O air and sun, behold me.
New-made kings are cruel. For none is free but Zeus.
Henry David Thoreau Innumerable twinkling of the waves of the sea. Easy, whoever out of trouble holds his Foot, to admonish and remind those faring Ill. Learn to know thy heart, And, as the times, so let thy manners change, For by the law of change a new God rules.
Thou are a better counsellor to others Than to thyself: If I grieve, I do not therefore wish to multiply The griefs of others. Since it most profits that the truly wise Should seem not wise at all.
Memory, Muse-mother, doer of all things. Henry David Thoreau Chorus: So my fond hope suggests thou shalt be free From these base chains, nor less in power than Jove. Necessity is stronger far than art. Who then is ruler of necessity?
The triple Fates and unforgetting Furies. Must Jove then yield to their superior power? He no way shall escape his destined fate. What, but eternal empire, is his fate?
Thou mayst not know this now: No more of this discourse; it is not time Now to disclose that which requires the seal Of strictest secresy ; by guarding which I shall escape the misery of these chains. Since to open out And mourn out grief, where it is possible To draw a tear from the audience, is a work That pays its own price well.
Once to die is better Than thus to drag sick life. True marriage is the union that mates Equal with equal. Time waxing old can many a lesson teach.
Time brings all things to pass. Time as he grows old teaches all things. Like a young horse Who bites against the new bit in his teeth, And tugs and struggles against the new-tried rein. For stubborness, if one be in the wrong, Is in itself weaker than naught at all.
O holy Mother EarthO air and sunbehold me.
Obedience mother is of good success, Sure pledge of safety. Through want of heart fear seizes on my tongue. Gain upon gain, and interest to boot! No boaster he, But with a hand which sees the thing to do. Brings forth the fruits of Death.A description of tropes appearing in Classical Mythology.
The mythology of ancient Greece and Rome is the Older Than Feudalism namer of many tropes, in . Oedipus the King Summary. The story of Oedipus (Oedipus Rex in Latin, or Oidipous Tyrannos in Greek) begins in the city of Thebes, where a terrible plague has struck the land.
Oedipus sends his brother-in-law, Creon, to the oracle at Delphi to ask what the fate of Thebes will be. Ἅπας δὲ τραχὺς ὅστις ἂν νέον κρατῇ.
New-made kings are cruel. line 35 (tr. Elizabeth Barrett Browning) Ἐλεύθερος γὰρ οὔτις ἐστὶ πλὴν Διός. The Erinyes were three ancient Greek goddesses who avenged the crimes of murder, unfilial conduct, impiety and perjury.
This page describes the crimes which provoked the wrath of the Erinyes. - Oedipus The King is a Greek tragedy written by Sophocles warning about the dangers of arrogance and power, as well as the power of fate and the Gods.
Oedipus is the tragic hero of the plot who was destined from birth to kill his father and marry his mother, which prompts his parents, the King and Queen of Thebes, to send him to the. Fate in "Oedipus the King" Essay Words | 5 Pages.
at least in “Oedipus the King” in which the protagonist, Oedipus calls forth his doom unwillingly. Fate is defined as something that unavoidably befalls a person.
The author of “Oedipus the King,” Sophocles, .