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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. "
History of Greek Philosophy, Thales to Democritus - Page 94
by B.A.G. Fuller - 1923
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Early Greek Philosophy

John Burnet - Philosophy, Ancient - 1892 - 378 pages
...; for fresh waters are ever flowing in upon you. RP 26a. (43.) Homer was wrong in saying : " AVould that strife might perish from among gods and men !...for, if his prayer were heard, all things would pass away.27 RP Z7d. (44.) War is the father of all and the king of all ; and some he has made gods and...
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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...his prayer were heard, all things would pass away." Flux or movement, says Heraclitus, is the allpervading law of things, and in the opposition of forces,...
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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...his prayer were heard all things would pass away."* " The harmonious structure of the world depends upon opposite tension like the bow and the lyre."'...
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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...for if his prayer were heard all things would pass away."4 "The harmonious structure of the world depends upon opposite tension like the bow and the lyre."6...
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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...his prayer were heard, all things would pass away. RP 2?d. 44. War is the father of all and the king of all; and some he has made gods and some men, some...
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A Short History of Philosophy

Archibald Browning Drysdale Alexander - Philosophy - 1908 - 601 pages
...come into being and pass away through strife." " Homer was wrong in saying : Would that strife would perish from among gods and men : he did not see that...his prayer were heard, all things would pass away." (4) But not discord but harmony is the last word of Heraclitus. If there is flux everywhere, all this...
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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 were heard all things...
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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...his prayer were heard, all things would pass away." " Later commentators, to be sure, particularly those of the Stoic School, found in Heracleitus the...
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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...of the universe; for, if his prayer were heard, all tilings would pass away." And yet again: "We must know that war is common to all and strife is justice,...
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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...his prayer were heard, all things would pass away. . .' Burnet 136. DHL's 'Strife', Complete Poems 714, expresses this idea. However, DHL is here mistaken...
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