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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 ned of Virgil with Engl. notes, by C. Anthon. Adapted by F. Metcalfe - Page 115
by Publius Vergilius Maro - 1846
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Bucolica, Georgica Et neis

Virgil - 1849
...sic orsa loqui vates : Sate sanguine divm, 125 Tros Anchisiada, facilis descensus Averno ; Noeles atque dies patet atri janua Ditis : Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hic labor est. Fauci, quos sequus amavit Jupiter, aut ardens evexit ad sethera virtus, 130 Dis geniti,...
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Corpus poetarum latinorum

William Sidney Walker - Latin poetry - 1849 - 1209 pages
...tenebat; 124 Cum sic orsa loqui vates : Sate sanguine divm, Tros Anchisiada, facilis dcsccnsus Averno ; Noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis : Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, [amavit Hoc opus, hie labor est. Fauci, qnos tequns Jupiter, aut ardens evexit ad œthera virtue, 130...
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The King's College Magazine, Volume 2

1842
...judgment is satisfied. To retrace the steps is difficult or impossible. " Facilis descensus Averni ; Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est." Hence are mainly filled up the multitudinous sects around us, religious, medical, political, and social....
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Mythology: The Age of Fable, The Age of Chivalry, Legends of Charlemagne

Thomas Bulfinch - Chivalry - 1913 - 2 pages
...thou not to adversity, but press on the more bravely. No. 14. Page 265. Facilis descensus Averni ; Noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis; Sed revocare...superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est. — Virgil. The descent of Avernus is easy; the gate of Pluto stands open night and day ; but to retrace...
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Los Alamos Science

Science
...and concealing nuclear explosions underground. CHORUS OF SPACE SCIENTISTS: Facilis descensus Averno Sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras. Hoc opus hie labor est* ULFILAS: That must mean that it is more difficult to conceal testing up in space than underground....
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Nicolas Gueudeville and His Work (1652-172?)

A. Rosenberg - History - 1982 - 285 pages
...texte nouveau, je ne veux point pousser la redite jusqu'au bout" (p. 1 1 7). NOTES TO CHAPTER FIVE Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, / Hoc opus hie labor est. - Virg. AEn. VI. / [engraved vignette with the device NON SIBI SED OMNIBUS] / A LA HAYE, /Chez T. JOHNSON....
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Iamblichus' Life of Pythagoras

Iamblichus - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1986 - 252 pages
...generation. Hence the true meaning of the following celebrated lines in Virgil: facilis descensus Averno, Noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis: Sed revocare...superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est. The gates of Hell are open night and day, Smooth the descent, and easy is the way; But to return, and...
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From Cardinals to Chaos: Reflection on the Life and Legacy of Stanislaw Ulam

N. G. Cooper, Roger Eckhardt, Nancy Shera - Science - 1989 - 318 pages
...and concealing nuclear explosions underground. CHORUS OF SPACE SCIENTISTS: Facilis descensus Averno Sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras. Hoc opus hie labor est* ULFILAS: That must mean that it is more difficult to conceal testing up in space than underground....
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La cognizione dell'amore: eros e filosofia

Umberto Curi - Philosophy - 1997 - 318 pages
...dell'Emide per molti aspetti collegato con l'epillio delle Georgiche: "[...] facilis descensus Averno - noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis - sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hic labor est" (vI, vv. 126-129). lizzare l'epopteia, 15 vanificando la stessa ragion d'essere di...
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Virgil: The Aeneid

Philip R. Hardie - Aeneas (Legendary character) in literature - 1999 - 399 pages
...to achieve true greatness (VI, 126-9): facilis descensus Averno: noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis; sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hie labor est. Aeneas' road to greatness, his resolve to traverse Hades in search of his father, the Sibyl considers...
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