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Lucan, Pharsalia, 8.553


nanAnd tyrant hearts, Pothinus, dared to claim Judgment of death on Magnus. "Laws and right Make many guilty, Ptolemmus king. And faith thus lauded brings its punishment When it supports the fallen. To the fates Yield thee, and to the gods; the wretched shun But seek the happy. As the stars from earth Differ, and fire from ocean, so from right Expedience. The tyrant's shorn of strength Who ponders justice; and regard for right


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1. Homer, Iliad, 3.146-3.155 (8th cent. BCE - 7th cent. BCE)

3.146. /and with speed they came to the place where were the Scaean gates. 3.147. /and with speed they came to the place where were the Scaean gates. 3.148. /and with speed they came to the place where were the Scaean gates. 3.149. /and with speed they came to the place where were the Scaean gates. And they that were about Priam and Panthous and Thymoetes and Lampus and Clytius and Hicetaon, scion of Ares, and Ucalegon and Antenor, men of prudence both, sat as elders of the people at the Scaean gates. 3.150. /Because of old age had they now ceased from battle, but speakers they were full good, like unto cicalas that in a forest sit upon a tree and pour forth their lily-like voice; even in such wise sat the leaders of the Trojans upon the wall. Now when they saw Helen coming upon the wall 3.151. /Because of old age had they now ceased from battle, but speakers they were full good, like unto cicalas that in a forest sit upon a tree and pour forth their lily-like voice; even in such wise sat the leaders of the Trojans upon the wall. Now when they saw Helen coming upon the wall 3.152. /Because of old age had they now ceased from battle, but speakers they were full good, like unto cicalas that in a forest sit upon a tree and pour forth their lily-like voice; even in such wise sat the leaders of the Trojans upon the wall. Now when they saw Helen coming upon the wall 3.153. /Because of old age had they now ceased from battle, but speakers they were full good, like unto cicalas that in a forest sit upon a tree and pour forth their lily-like voice; even in such wise sat the leaders of the Trojans upon the wall. Now when they saw Helen coming upon the wall 3.154. /Because of old age had they now ceased from battle, but speakers they were full good, like unto cicalas that in a forest sit upon a tree and pour forth their lily-like voice; even in such wise sat the leaders of the Trojans upon the wall. Now when they saw Helen coming upon the wall 3.155. /softly they spake winged words one to another:Small blame that Trojans and well-greaved Achaeans should for such a woman long time suffer woes; wondrously like is she to the immortal goddesses to look upon. But even so, for all that she is such an one, let her depart upon the ships
2. Propertius, Elegies, 2.14.23-2.14.24 (1st cent. BCE

3. Lucan, Pharsalia, 8.72-8.85, 8.88-8.105, 8.109-8.110, 8.118-8.120, 8.129-8.133, 8.150-8.156, 8.163-8.164, 8.189, 8.204-8.205, 8.211-8.212, 8.237-8.238, 8.276-8.278, 8.281, 8.283-8.288, 8.292-8.294, 8.317-8.318, 8.335, 8.422-8.447, 8.465, 8.473, 8.477-8.478, 8.485-8.487, 8.498, 8.525-8.526, 8.539, 8.542-8.549, 8.559, 8.575-8.661, 8.663-8.711, 8.713-8.742, 9.599-9.600 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

4. Seneca The Younger, Troades, 1069-1087, 1068 (1st cent. CE - 1st cent. CE)

5. Silius Italicus, Punica, 10.504-10.506, 10.565-10.567, 13.714-13.716 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

6. Suetonius, Iulius, 37.2 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

7. Suetonius, Vespasianus, 12 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)



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