La Vita di Mosco è tanto poco conosciuta, che alcuni hanno pensato a torsi d'innanzi questo personaggio, confondendolo con Teocrito, e hanno creduto che il vero nome di questo poeta sia Mosco, non essendo Teocrito che un soprannome datogli a cagione della fama che si era acquistata coi suoi componimenti: poiché Teocrito vale; uomo di divino giudizio.
I saw your death notice
pasted on an electric pole.
No relations mourned for you: you never had any.
Neither brother or sister nor children, I knew that.
A neighbour will undertake the costs, you had said:
I've taken care of everything.
I remember you walking under the trees
outside the Water Board.
No character of primeval Greek tradition has been a greater favourite with modern poets than the hero of the well-known play of Aeschylus. The common conception of him, however, made fashionable by Shelley and Byron, as the representative of freedom in contest with despotism, is quite modern; and Goethe is nearer the depth of the old myth, when, in his beautiful lyric, he represents the Titan.
the greek poems of William Butler Yeats.
THE SORROW OF LOVE
The brawling of a sparrow in the eaves,
the brilliant moon and all the milky sky,
and all that famous harmony of leaves,
had blotted out man’s image and his cry.
GREAT PAGES INSPIRED THROUGH THE CENTURIES
BY THE INCOMPARABLE MESSAGE OF ETERNAL GREECE
In the Greek time,
Ere the blind Smyrnean minstrel
Wove his pictured rhyme.
Sprung from oldest Earth and Heaven’s
Hardly-limbed, and sturdy labour’s