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" You gave the wrong answer,' said the sphinx. 'But that was what made everything possible,' said Oedipus. 'No.' she said. 'When I asked, what walks on four legs in the morning, two at noon, and three in the evening, you answered Man. You didn't say anything... "
Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory, and N ...
por John Mason Good - 1819
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The new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences, Volumen21

Encyclopaedia Perthensis - 1807
...deftroy herfelf as foon as one of the enigmas (he propfjfed was explainixl. In thil ccigma fhe wifbed to know what animal walked on four legs in the morning, two at noon, and three in the evening. Upon thi-> Creon' kirir of Thebes promifed his crown and hi? i.fler Jocalta, the widow of king Lain", in...
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A Dictionary of Ancient Classical and Scriptural Proper Names: In which Will ...

Thomas Browne (LL.D.) - 1812 - 504 páginas
...however, were told by the oi-acle, that the Sphinx would destroy herself as soon as one of her enigma's was explained. In this enigma she wished to know what...animal walked on four legs in the morning, two at noou, and three in the evening. Upon this CreO'i, king of Thebes, promised h>- crown and liia sister...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volumen21

1816
...;n fouu ;is one of the enigmas die prep IVd was fxpliiiced. In thij }J n . enigma enigma me wiflied to know what animal walked on four legs in the morning,*...and three in. the evening. Upon this Creon king of /Triebes promifed his crown and his fifter Jocafta, ^jj£,widow of king Laius, in marriage to him who...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volumen21,Parte1

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...told by the oracle that the sphinx •would destroy herself as soon as one of the enigmas she proposed was explained. In this enigma she wished to know what...this Creon king of Thebes promised his crown and his sister Jocasta, the widow of king Laius, in marriage to him who could deliver his country from the...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volumen21

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...told by the oracle that the sphinx would destroy herself as soon as one of the enigmas she proposed was explained. In this enigma she wished to know what...walked on four legs in the morning, two at noon, and Uree in the evening. Upon this Creon king of Thebes promised his crown and his sister Jocasta, 'he...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volumen6

1831
...the (enigmas she proposed was explained.. In thisaenigma she wished to know what animal walked upon four legs in the morning, two at noon, and three in the evening, — which was explained by CEdipus, who observed that it was man, who walked on his hands and feet...
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Lempriere's Classical Dictionary for Schools and Academies: Containing Every ...

John Lemprière - 1832 - 432 páginas
...that the Sphinx would destroy herself as soon as one of the enigmas she proposed was explained. ln this enigma she wished to know what animal walked...the morning, two at noon, and three in the evening. lt was at last happily explained hy <Edipus, who ohserved that man walked on his hands and feet when...
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Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volumen11

Francis Lieber - 1832
...to explain them. The Tbebans were told by the orni-le that the sphinx would riseoonas Ol mas ; as, what animal walked on four legs in the morning, two at noon, and tining. 1 i pon lliis, ( 'mm, king of Th' his crown mid Join marriage to him who should liver his country...
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The Christian's Penny Magazine, Temas1-82

1832
...inquired, " What animal is that, which goes upon four feet in the morning, upon two at noon, and upon three in the evening?" Upon this, Creon, king of Thebes, promised his cruwn and his sister Jocasta in marriage, to him who could deliver his country from the monster by...
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Classical Antiquities: Being Part of the Manual of Classical Literature

Johann Joachim Eschenburg - 1837 - 347 páginas
...could not explain them. At length one of tho enigmas, in which she demanded what animal it was which walked on four legs in the morning, two at noon, and three at night, was solved by CEdipus. He said that the animal was man, who in the morning of life creeps...
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