Philoctetes - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a Greek who went to join the war against Troy
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3 } & On a Picture of Philoctetes Parrhasius painted
verse from the tragedy of Philoctetes ** with a little alteration;
to bear.  Observe Philoctetes: We may allow him to
the frowns of fortune? or Philoctetes? for I choose to instance
as great as that of Philoctetes, it will appear great indeed
must dismiss and avoid that Philoctetean sort of outcry. A man
excrements of the Harpies, nor Philoctetes' putrefying foo
wracked Heracles, & For Philoctetes' hands thus wrought
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