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" Talibus orabat dictis, arasque tenebat, Cum sic orsa loqui vates : ' Sate sanguine divom, 125 Tros Anchisiada, facilis descensus Averno ; Noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis ; Sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est. "
The Æneïd of Virgil with Engl. notes, by C. Anthon. Adapted by F. Metcalfe - Page 115
by Publius Vergilius Maro - 1846
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...rock of adamant to such as are within them : Facitis descensus Avcrni ; Nodes atque dies patet atn janua Ditis : Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est. VIRG. The gates of Hell are open night and day ; Smooth the descent, and easy is the way : But to return...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 17-18

British essayists - 1823
...motion, from privation to reality. — Farilis descensus Averni : Noctes atque dies patet atrijanua Ditis; Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est. — VIBG. xx. vi. 126. The gates of hell are open night and day; Smooth the descent, and easy is the...
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The Adventurer, Volume 1

1823
...of adamant to such as are within them : Fatilis descensus Averni ; Nodes alque dies patet atrijanua Ditis: Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus hie labor est. VIRG. The gates of hell are open night and day ; Smooth the descent, and easy is the way; But to return...
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Remarks During a Journey Through North America in the Years 1819, 1820, and ...

Adam Hodgson - Canada - 1823 - 335 pages
...without pain and effort from the dark and devious labyrinths of error. " Facilis descensus Averni : Sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus ; hie labor est. ." But even if principle did not require the sacrifice, an enlightened view of self-interest would...
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Publii Virgilii Maronis opera

Virgil - Agriculture - 1824 - 476 pages
...tenebat ; Quum sic orsa loqui vates : Sate sanguine divom, Tros Anchisiada, facilis descensus Averno ; Noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis ; Sed revocare...superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est. Panei, quos aequus amavit Juppiter, aut ardens evexit ad aethera virtus, Dis geniti potuere. Tcnent...
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Bibliothèque Latine-Française, Volume 143

1834
...tenebat; Quum sic orsa loqui vates : « Sâte sanguine divum, Tfos Anchisiade, facilis descensus Averni; Noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis; Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hic labor est. Pauci, quos aequus amavit Jupiter, aut ardens evexit ad œthera virtus, Dis geniti potuere....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824
...thence he scape into whatever world, Or unknown region, what remains him less Virgil, ^En. vi. 128. Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est. But to return, and view the cheerful skies, In this the task, and mighty labour lies. Dryden. as in...
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A Dictionary of Select and Popular Quotations: Which are in Daily Use: Taken ...

David Evans Macdonnel - Law - 1824 - 324 pages
...princeps. Lat. — "The admitted chief." — The first man without dispute. Facilis descensus Jlverni: Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est. Lat. VIRGIL. " The descent into hell is easy, but to recal your steps, and re-ascend to the upper skies...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 23

1824
...without pain and effort from the dark and devious labyrinths of error. " Facilis descensus Averni ; Sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus ; hie labor est ." But even if principle did not require the sacrifice, an enlightened view of self-interest would...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...to motion, from privation to reality : Facilis descensus Averni : Nodes atque dies patet atrijanua Ditis ; Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor estt VIRG. The gates of Hell are open night and day ; Smooth the descent, and easy is the way : But...
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