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" Would that strife might perish from among gods and men!" He did not see that he was praying for the destruction of the universe; for, if his prayer were heard, all things would pass away. "
THE SOCIOLOGY OF PHILOSOPHIES - Page v
by Randall COLLINS - 2009 - 1120 pages
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Pioneers of Evolution from Thales to Huxley: With an Intermediate Chapter on ...

Edward Clodd - Evolution - 1897 - 274 pages
...philosophy: " You cannot step twice into the same rivers ; for fresh waters are ever flowing in upon you." "Homer was wrong in saying: 'Would that strife might perish* from among gods and men! ' He did not see that he was praying for the destruction of the universe; for, if his prayer were...
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The Smith College Monthly, Volume 11

1903
...will not exceed his measure, if he does the Erynes, avenging handmaids of Justice, will find him."8 " Homer was wrong in saying 'would that strife might perish from among gods and men.'* He did not see that he was praying for the destruction of the universe, for if his prayer were...
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The Smith College Monthly, Volume 11

1903
...will not exceed his measure, if he does the Erynes, avenging handmaids of Justice, will find him."3 "Homer was wrong in saying 'would that strife might perish from among gods and men.'* He did not see that he was praying for the destruction of the universe, for if his prayer were...
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The Library of Original Sources, Volume 2

Oliver Joseph Thatcher - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1907
...cannot step twice into the same rivers; for fresh' waters are ever flowing in upon you. RP 26a. 43. Homer was wrong in saying: "Would that strife might perish from among gods and men !" He did not see that he was praying for the destruction of the universe ; for, if his prayer...
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The Monist, Volume 19

Edward C. Hegeler - Philosophy - 1909
...know. The order exists now in the strife and must be found there. A world of peace is a world of death. "Homer was wrong in saying 'would that strife might perish from among gods and men !' He did not know that he was praying for the destruction of the universe ; for if his prayer...
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History of Greek Philosophy: Thales to Democritus

B. A. G. Fuller - Philosophy - 1923 - 290 pages
...also have downed or slain himself. "War" in very truth "is the father of all and the king of all." 21 "Homer was wrong in saying: 'Would that strife might perish from among gods and men !' He did not see that he was praying for the destruction of the universe ; for, if his prayer...
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History of Greek Philosophy, Thales to Democritus

B.A.G. Fuller - 1923
...also have downed or slain himself. "War" in very truth "is the father of all and the king of all." 2l "Homer was wrong in saying: 'Would that strife might perish from among gods and men!' He did not see that he was praying for the destruction of the universe; for, if his prayer were...
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History of Western Philosophy

Bertrand Russell - Philosophy - 2008 - 928 pages
...this, I think rightly. Heraclitus is often misunderstood through being assimilated to other lonians. wrong in saying: 'Would that strife might perish from among gods and men! ' He did not see that he was praying for the destruction of the universe; for, if his prayer were...
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Apocalypse and the Writings on Revelation

D. H. Lawrence, Mara Kalnins - Fiction - 2002 - 264 pages
...the creative principle as DHL rightly identifies it, that the world exists. Heraclitus himself said: 'Homer was wrong in saying: "Would that strife might perish from among gods and men ! " He did not see that he was praying for the destruction of the universe; for, if his prayer...
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Power and Policy in Quest of the Law: Essays in Honor of Eugene Victor Rostow

Myres S Mac Dougal, William Michael Reisman - Law - 1985 - 460 pages
...Human interference with the cyclic processes of change was, for Heraclitus, pointless and misplaced: "Homer was wrong in saying: 'Would that strife might perish from among gods and men.' He did not see that he was praying for the destruction of the universe; for, if his prayer were...
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