FYP Quote Recognition 2012 - Section One

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For in now way can this prevail, that things that are not are
Then I saw other souls stuck in the river/ who had their heads and chests above the blood
The shape of the heaven is of necessity spherical; for that is the shape most appropriate to its substance and also by nature primary.
This was the scar the old nurse recognized;/ she traced it under her spread hands, then let go,/ and into the basin fell the lower leg/ making the bronze cland
The most beautiful kosmos is a pile of things poured out at random
He rendered him perfect and endowed him with a double godhead.
Fear seeped like icy water though the Trojans' bones,/and their lord poured forth his heart in prayer bones,/
The LORD, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, the God of Jacob, has sent me to you' (THURS)
Men, therefore, needed the restraint of laws,/needed a ruler to at least/ discern the owes of the True city.
It is by doing just acts that the just man is produced (THURS)
I saw these words spelled out in somber colours/ inscribed along the ledge above a gate;/'Master.' I said, 'these words I see are cruel.'
'One of the great islands of the world/ in midsea, in the winedark sea, is Krete
'Not yet. Do not awake her. Tell those women/ who were the suitor's harlots to come here'
'When you are borne, my son, to shores unknown,/ and hunger compels you to eat your tables,/then in your weariness hope for a home.
No green leaves, but rather black in color/ no smooth branches, but twisted and entangled,
Then the eyes of both were opened, and they knew that they were naked (THURS)
Such was my heart, O God, such was my heart. YOu had pity on it when it was at the bottom of the abyss.
You need not linger over going to sea. /I sailed beside your father in the old days.
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Her lips had not yet closed when there appeared/ a saintly lady at my side, ready to foil the Siren's stratagem'
She did not understand that you were to use my absence as a means of bringing her joy
When Apsu heard this, his face grew radiant/ Because of the evil he planned against the gods, his sons.
in a way all are incorporeal and all gods through and through
These words she spole. ad then she started 'Ave /Maria' to sing and, singing, disappeared
Number, Quantity, is not primal: obviously before even duality, there must stand the unity.
'What argument, then, remains for preferring justice to the worst injustice?
'And we say that the particulars are objects of sight but not of intelligence, while the forms are the objects of intelligence but not of sight.'
And the locusts came up over all the land of Egypt, and settled on the whole country of Egypt (THURS)
'Do you agree, then, that the best arrangement is for our men and women to share a common education, to bring up their children in common and to have a common responsibility?
My tomb, my marriage, my hollow, scraped in dirt,/ I'm coming home forever, to be held in/ with my own people, most of them dead now THURS(
'What advantage have I? How am I better off than if I had sinned?' (THURS)
The light who spoke to me now moved away/ to mix with other lights and let me hear/ the artist that he was in Heaven's choir
I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed; he shall bruise you head, and you shall bruise his heel. (THURS)
Human good turns out to be activity of soul in accordance with virtue, and if there are more than one virtue, in accordance with the best and most complete. (THURS)
It's totally unacceptable what you said about the gods -/ that they could have a caring thought about this man's corpse. (THURS)
Turned this way and that, on its back, on its side, on its stomach, all positions are uncomfortable. You alone are repose.

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