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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 janua Ditis ; sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hie labor est. "
Six Books of the neid [of Virgil.] - Page 117
by Virgil - 1882
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 848 pages
...the hero, by setting before him all the dangers of his rash undertaking : Facilis descensus A verm : Noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis ; Sed revocare...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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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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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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A Simplified Latin Grammar

Walter Posthumus Powell - Latin language - 1838 - 184 pages
...ulnas. 151. Hie jam ter centum totos regnabitur annos. 152. Tros Anchisiade, facilis descensus Averai; Noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis : Sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hic labor est. 153. lie domum saturse, venit Hesperus, ite, cupellw. 154. Macunium mercatores discessfre....
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - English language - 1838 - 426 pages
...skies In this the task and mighty labour lies'1. DBYDEN. • Facilis descensus Averni : Noctes ni HIM- dies patet atri janua Ditis: Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras Hie labor, hoc opus est. Vrec. lib. vi. Now in regard to the comparison, from which I fear I shall...
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Publii Virgilii Maronis Opera notis ex editione Heyniana excerptis ...

Virgil - Didactic poetry, Latin - 1839 - 651 pages
...orabat dictis, arasque tenebat ; 125 Quum sic orsa loqui vates : Sate sanguine divm, Tros Anchisiada, facilis descensus Averno ; Noctes atque dies patet...revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hic labor est. Pauci quos œquus amavit 130 Jupiter, aut ardens evexit ad aethera virtus, Ds geniti...
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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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Lives of Scottish Worthies: James I [pt. 2]. Robert Henryson. William Dunbar ...

Patrick Fraser Tytler - Scotland - 1840
...the infernal regions : — " Facilis descensus Avcrni, Noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis, Secl revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras — Hoc...pauci, quos aequus amavit Jupiter, aut ardens evexit ad sethera virtus, Dis geniti potuere; tenent media omnia silvae, Cocytusque sinu labens circumfluit atro."...
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