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fragment 1

Diogenes Laertius, viii. 1.25

"So Ourania bare Linus, a very lovely son; and him all men who are singers and harpers do bewail at feasts and dances, and as they begin and as they end they call on Linus ..."

Clement of Alexandria, Strom. i. p. 121

"... who was skilled in all manner of wisdom."

fragment 2

Schol. on Homer, Odyssey, iv. 232

"Unless Phoibos Apollon should save him from death, or Paieon himself who knows the remedies for all things."

fragment 3

Clement of Alexandria, Protrept, c. vii. p. 21

"For he alone is king and lord of all the undying gods, and no other vies with him in power."

fragment 4

Anecd. Oxon (Cramer), i. p. 148

"(To cause?) the gifts of the blessed gods to come near to earth."

fragment 5

Clement of Alexandria, Strom. i. p. 123

"Of the Muses who make a man very wise, marvelous in utterance."

fragment 6

Strabo, x. p. 471

"But of them [sc. the daughters of Hekateros] were born the divine mountain Nymphs and the tribe of worthless, helpless Satyrs, and the divine Kuretes, sportive dancers."

fragment 7

Schol. on Apoll. Rhod. Arg. i. 824

"Beseeching the offspring of glorious Kleodaeus."

fragment 8

Suidas, s.v.

"For the Olympian gave might to the sons of Aiakos, and wisdom to the sons of Amythaon, and wealth to the sons of Atreus."

fragment 9

Schol. on Homer, Iliad, xiii. 155

"For through his lack of wood the timber of the ships rotted."

fragment 10

Etymologicum Magnum

"No longer do they walk with delicate feet."

fragment 11

Schol. on Homer, Iliad, xxiv. 624

"First of all they roasted [pieces of meat], and drew them carefully off the spits."

fragment 12

Chrysippus, Fragg. ii. 254.11

"For his spirit increased in his dear breast."

fragment 13

Ib. 15

"With such heart grieving anger in her breast."

fragment 14

Strabo, vii. p. 327

"He went to Dodona and the oak-grove, the dwelling place of the Pelasgi."

fragment 15

Anecd. Oxon (Cramer), iii. p. 318. not.

"With the pitiless smoke of black pitch and of cedar."

fragment 16

Schl. on Apoll. Rhod. Arg. i. 757

"But he himself in the swelling tide of the rain-swollen river."

fragment 17

Stephanus of Byzantium

(The river) Parthenius

"Flowing as softly as a dainty maiden goes."

fragment 18

Schol. on Theocritus, xi. 75

"Foolish the man who leaves what he has, and follows after what he has not."

fragment 19


"The deeds of the young, the counsels of the middle-aged, and the prayers of the aged."

fragment 20

Porphyr, On Abstinence, ii. 18. p. 134

"Howsoever the city does sacrifice, the ancient custom is best."

fragment 21

Schol. on Nicander, Theriaca, 452

"But you should be gentle towards your father."

fragment 22

Plato, Epist. xi. 358

"And if I said this, it would seem a poor thing and hard to understand."

fragment 23

Bacchylides, v. 191-3

Thus spoke the Boeotian, even Hesiod [Theogony, line 81 ff.], servant of the sweet Muses: "whomsoever the Immortals honor, the good report of mortals also follows him."

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