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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 Æneid [of Virgil.] - Page 117
by Virgil - 1882
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P. Virgilii Maronis Bucolica, Georgica et Æneis

Publius Vergilius Maro - 1848
...orabat dictis, arasque tenebat ; Quum sic orsa loqui vates : " Sate sanguine divum, Tros Anchisiada, facilis descensus Averno ; Noctes atque dies patet...revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hic labor est. Pauci, quos œquus amavit Jupiter, aut ardens evexit ad œthera virtus, 130 Dis geniti...
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Joannis Saresberiensis ... opera omnia, collegit et cum codicibus ..., Volume 3

John (of Salisbury.) - 1848
...velut Apostolorum chorus, et Martyrum. Hos autem tres ordines innuit Maro, Facilis descensus A verni. Noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis : Sed revocare gradum, superasque evadere ad auras, Hoe opus, hie labor est: pauci, quos œquus amavit Jupiter, ant ardens evexit ad aethera virtus, Diis...
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Brownson's Quarterly Review, Volume 3

Orestes Augustus Brownson - American essays - 1849
...descending scale far easier to take than the next step in the ascending scale. " Facilis desccnsus Averno : Noctes atque dies patet atri janua Ditis...gradum superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor eat." As long as there is a lower step that can be taken without abandoning the essential element of...
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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
...into the realms of generation. Hence the true meaning of the following celebrated lines in Virgil: facilis descensus Averno, Noctes atque dies patet...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
...della Sibilla, in un passo dell'Emide per molti aspetti collegato con l'epillio delle Georgiche: "[...] facilis descensus Averno - noctes atque dies patet...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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Mathematical Modeling: A Chemical Engineer's Perspective

Rutherford Aris - Mathematics - 1999 - 479 pages
...back, swung an arm out in a vatic gesture: Facilis decensus Averni: Noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est.6 5 We will keep y £ 4 so that (0, 1) is mapped onto itself. The figures have been redrawn from...
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