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" Talibus orabat dictis, arasque tenebat, cum sic orsa loqui vates : ' Sate sanguine divom, 125 Tros Anchisiade, facilis descensus Averno ; noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis ; sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hie labor est. "
Aeneide - Page 205
by Virgil - 1884
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1823
...of adamant to such as are within them : Facilis descensus Averni; Nodes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis : Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor ett. VIKG. The gates of Hell are open night and day ; Smooth the descent, and easy is the way : But...
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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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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824
...also up to reascend, though hard and rare, which is manifestly an allusion to Virgil, ^En. vi. 128. Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras Hoc opus, hie labor est ; pauci, quos aequits arnavit Jupiter, autiardens evexit ad ccthera virtus, Diis geniti pntucie. But to return, and...
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Publii Virgilii Maronis opera

Virgil - Agriculture - 1824 - 476 pages
...Sate sanguine divom, Tros Anchisiada, facilis descensus Averno ; Noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis ; Sed revocare gradum, 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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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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Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

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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A Dictionary of Select and Popular Quotations: Which are in Daily Use: Taken ...

David Evans Macdonnel - Quotations, English - 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

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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L'Énéide de Virgile: traduction nouvelle, Volume 1

Virgil - 1825
...sanguine divum , « Tros Anchisiada , facilis descensus Averno ; « Noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis ; « Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere...Hoc opus , hie labor est. Pauci , quos aequus amavit « Juppiter , aut ardens evexit ad aethera virtus , « Dis geniti potuere. Tenent media omnia silvae...
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Select satires; with notes, for the use of the Royal military college

Juvenal - 1825
...quis, fyc.] May we not learn a moral lesson from those lines of the poet? Facilis descensus Averni : Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est. Virg. 241. Recepit] Recuperavit. P. 242. Attrita] Indurata. 244. Dabit m laqueum vestigia] \. e. Will...
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