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" THEY told me, Heraclitus, they told me you were dead, They brought me bitter news to hear and bitter tears to shed. I wept as I remember'd how often you and I Had tired the sun with talking and sent him down the sky... "
Recitations at Whitnash rectory - Page 11
by Whitnash rectory - 1866 - 15 pages
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The Living Age, Volume 198

1893
...were yesterday when we sat and read together : — They told me, Heracleitus, they told me tlion wert dead ; They brought me bitter news to hear and bitter tears to shed. The volume of verse, the lirst which he published, given to me with his own hand, lies before me now....
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Notes and Queries, Volume 174

1938 - 568 pages
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 101

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1910 - 914 pages
...same bird which they listened to. We have it in the epitaph of Callimachus, in Cory's translation : They told me, Heraclitus, they told me you were dead...bitter news to hear and bitter tears to shed ; I wept when I remembered how often yon and I Had tired the sun with talking and sent him down the sky. And...
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Sertum, a Greek reading book for the use of the fourth form at Eton

Sertum - 1869
...the accusative of the object. 192- This is translated in * Ionica' : — " They told me, Heraclitas, they told me you were dead; They brought me bitter...with talking and sent him down the sky. And now that thou.art lying, my dear old Carian guest, A handful of grey ashes, long, long ago at rest, Still are...
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 44

Josiah Gilbert Holland, Richard Watson Gilder - 1892 - 996 pages
...Cory's imitation of the elegiacs of Callimachus on his friend Heracleitus: They told me, Heracleitus, they told me you were dead,— They brought me bitter...tired the sun with talking and sent him down the sky. TURNING from Semitic literature to the Aryan And now that thou art lying, my dear old Carian in its...
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The Granite Monthly: A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History ..., Volume 55

Henry Harrison Metcalf, John Norris McClintock - 1923
...given him over, From death to life thou might'st him yet recover. HERACLITUS BY WILLIAM JOHNSON CORY They told me, Heraclitus, they told me you were dead,...news to hear and bitter tears to shed. I wept as I remember'd how often you and I Had tired the sun with talking and sent him down the sky. Potatoes dug...
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Studies of the Greek Poets, Volume 2

John Addington Symonds - 1880 - 444 pages
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Educational Review, Volume 38

Nicholas Murray Butler, Frank Pierrepont Graves, William McAndrew - 1909 - 582 pages
...is William Johnson's translation of the famous epigram of Callimachus : They told me, Heracleitus, they told me you were dead ; They brought me bitter...art lying, my dear old Carian guest, A handful of gray ashes, long, long ago at rest, Still are thy pleasant voices, thy nightingales awake ; For Death,...
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Musical Times and Singing Class Circular, Volume 32

1891 - 888 pages
...point, and we make no excuse for quoting the admirable version of it which appears in " Iónica " : — They told me, Heraclitus, they told me you were dead...tired the sun with talking and sent him down the sky. But now that thou art lying, my dear old Carian guest, A handful of grey ashes, long, long ago at rest,...
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Gossip in a Library

Edmund Gosse - 1891 - 360 pages
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