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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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Pvblivs Virgilivs Maro varietate lectionis et perpetva adnotatione, Volume 4

Virgil - 1832
...incolumis — Adspiciet? — — — Occident ferro P r iamu s? Troia arserit igni?" VI, 127. sqq.: „Noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis; Sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hic labor est;" facilis est aditus ad loca inferna , sed difficilis reditus. VUI, 287.: „Hic iuvenum...
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Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis: Accedunt clavis motrica, notulae Anglicae, et ...

Virgil - 1832 - 491 pages
...sanguine divm, 125 Tros Anchisiada, facilis descensus Averno est ; Noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis : Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est. Pauci, quos sequus amavit Jupiter, aut ardens evexit ad aethera virtus, 130 Ds geniti, poture. Tenent mdia...
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Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to ..., Volume 6

John Genest - Theater - 1832
...virtue " Virgil would furnish an [appropriate motto for this play— " Facilis descensus Averni, " Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere '' ad auras, " Hoc opus, hie labor est." 11. Stratagem. Archer — Palmer: Scrub —Edwin: Aimwell = J. Aikin ; Foigard = Egan : Mrs. Sullen...
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Reflections adapted to the holy seasons of the Christian and ecclesiastical year

John Brewster - Church year meditations - 1834 - 80 pages
...sustained, before the will of man is made wholly obedient to the will of God1." " Facilis descensus Averni, Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est 3." VII. — Penitence and Repentance. OPEN penance may delude, and personal sufferings deceive, but...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 848 pages
...the dangers of his rash undertaking : Facilis descensus A verm : Noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis ; Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est.|| These particulars are absolutely irreconcilcable with the idea of initiation, but perfectly agreeable...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 2

1837
...it be too late — too late we mean to avert a rebellion in Ireland — > facilis descensus Averni, Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras Hoc opus, hie labor est." If O'Connell be suffered much longer to play the dictator, we are sincerely of opinion that honest...
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Notes Abroad and Rhapsodies at Home, Volume 1

William Rae Wilson - Europe - 1837
...from its present " plethora of inanity," it is difficult even to conjecture: — Facilis descensus Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est. Were artists themselves — postponing in some degree their individual interests to those of art —...
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Impressions at home and abroad; or, A year of real life

James Roderick O'Flanagan - 1837
...continued exercise of some hours, I was much inclined to say with Virgil, — Facilis descensus Averno, Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est. The cheering light of day, stealing through the chasm of the door, lent new vigor to my exhausted frame....
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Notes abroad and rhapsodies at home. By a veteran traveller [W.R. Wilson].

William Rae Wilson - 1837
...from its present " plethora of inanity," it is difficult even to conjecture: — * Facilis descensus Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est. * .1 Were artists themselves — postponing in some degree their individual interests to those of art...
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The claims of Christian philanthropy; or, The duty of a Christian government ...

Robert Whytehead - 1839 - 258 pages
...unsound doctrine and evil principles, has everything in his favour. " Facilis descensus Averni ; " Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, " Hoc opus, hie labor est." — JEn. vi. 126. As it is in Nature, so also in Morals, in this sin-corrupted world, good seed and...
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