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  • A space is something that has been made room for, something that is cleared and free, namely, within a boundary, Greek peras.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Uno de mis cuatro hectares está plantado en legumbres, todas variadades, fruitas ... frescas, framboises, manzanas, uvas, peras ... etc.

    Vino de las fabas?....wow!

  • : Uno de mis cuatro hectares está plantado en legumbres, todas variadades, fruitas ... frescas, framboises, manzanas, uvas, peras ... etc.

    Vino de las fabas?....wow!

  • Greek poet: prota men archaiou chaeos megalephaton humnon, hos epameipse phuseis, hos t 'ouranos es peras elthen, ges t' eurusternou genesin, puthmenas te thalasses, presbutaton te kai autotele pol metin,

    NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works

  • Hence, while "the finite" always appears, when explicitly contrasted with "the infinite," as the inferior, -- as something _soi-disant_ imperfect and incomplete, -- its actual status and function in Browning's imaginative world rather resembles that of Plato's peras in relation to the apeiron, -- the saving "limit" which gives definite existence to the limitless vague.

    Robert Browning

  • Argentine climate, and the pears of South America, the famous _peras de agua_, must be tasted before their excellence can be imagined.

    Here, There and Everywhere

  • Academic urbanity is not so universal a feature of our race -- the constant endeavour at least to "live by the law of the _peras_," to observe lucidity, to shun exaggeration, is scarcely so endemic.

    Matthew Arnold

  • As Aristotle says of the processes of art, "the end in view is the limit," [Greek: peras to telos] (cf.c. ii., s. iii., n. 3, p. 15) Whatever is desired as an end in itself, is taken to be a part of happiness, or to represent happiness.

    Moral Philosophy

  • Carlyle invokes for us so often -- in no cultus of the infinite (to apeiron) but in the finite (to peras).

    Plato and Platonism

  • How, in detail, rhythm, the limit (peras) + is enforced in Plato's Republic there is no time to [72] show.

    Plato and Platonism

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