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" Dionysus, of taking the disguise of satyrs, doubtless originated in this feeling, and not in the mere desire of concealing excesses under the disguise of a mask, otherwise so serious and pathetic a spectacle as tragedy could never have originated in the... "
A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities - Page 400
edited by - 1873 - 1293 pages
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History of the literature of ancient Greece, Volume 1

Karl Otfried Müller - Greek literature - 1840
...more nearly to the presence of their divinity. The custom, so prevalent at the festivals of Bacchus, of taking the disguise of satyrs, doubtless originated...forth in a thousand instances in these festivals of Bacchus. It is seen in the colouring the body with plaster, soot, vermilion, and different sorts of...
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A dictionary of Greek and Roman antiquities, ed. by W. Smith

sir William Smith - 1842
...u»fartivili of Dionysus, of taking the dis' rf •>jn, doobtleM originated in this feeling, JM • the mere desire of concealing excesses under the disguise...different sorts of green and red juices of plants, wearing goats and doer skins round the loins, covering the face with large leaves of different plants...
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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities

Classical dictionaries - 1859 - 1293 pages
...under the disguise of a mask, otherwise so serious and pathetic a spectacle aa tragedy could never lave originated in the choruses of these satyrs. The desire...new and strange, of living in an imaginary world, ireoks forth in a thousand instances in these "estivals of Dionysus. It is seen in the colouring ;he...
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Meliora, Volumes 3-4

Social sciences - 1861
...one remarkable characteristic, namely, that enthusiasm formed an essential part of it. There was a desire of escaping from self into something new and strange, of living in an imaginary world. Hence probably it was that the Greek drama arose out of the worship of Bacchus. Another point worthy...
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Handbook of Universal Literature: From the Best and Latest Authorities

Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta - Literature - 1863 - 567 pages
...satyrs, doubtless originated in the desire to approach more nearly to the presence of their divinity. The desire of escaping from self into something new and strange, of living in au imaginary world, broke forth in a thousand instances in those festivals. It was seen in the coloring...
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GEūripídou Bákhai. The Bacchae of Euripides, with revision of the text and a ...

Euripides - 1871
...an impassioned sympathy with the events of nature, in connexion with the course of the seasons. .... The desire of escaping from self, into something new...forth in a thousand instances in these festivals of Bacchus."— Müll. Hist. Gr. Lit. i. 389. * As the word фav\¿^fpov has been sometimes misThe same...
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Lectures Delivered in America in 1874

Charles Kingsley - Oratory - 1875 - 149 pages
...of Rome is perhaps the last paltry and unmeaning relic. ' When,' as the learned O. Miiller says, ' the desire of escaping from self into something new and strange, of living in an imaginary world, broke forth in a thousand ways ; not merely in revelry and solemn, though fantastic songs, but in a...
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Hand-book of Universal Literature: From the Best and Latest Authorities

Anne Charlotte Botta - Literature - 1876 - 559 pages
...satyrs, doubtless originated in the desire to approach more nearly to the presence of then> divinity. The desire of escaping from self into something new and strange, of living in an imaginary world, broke forth in a thousand instances in those festivals. It was seen in the coloring of the body, the...
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The Works of Charles Kingsley, Volume 20

Charles Kingsley - 1880
...Rome is perhaps the last paltry and unmeaning relic — " when," as the learned 0. Miiller says, " the desire of escaping from self into something new and strange, of living in an imaginary world, broke forth in a thousand ways ; not merely in revelry and solemn though fantastic songs, but in a...
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Charles Dayrell: A Modern Bacchanal

Henry Solly - 1883 - 459 pages
...taking the disguise of nymphs, satyrs, and of colouring the body at these festivals. . . The desire of living in an imaginary world breaks forth in a thousand instances in these festivals. . . And hence also (unfortunately) in later days, " drunkenness was regarded as a duty, as a means...
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