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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... "
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences ... - Pagina 278
1816
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The new encyclopędia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences, Volume 21

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 pagina’s
...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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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopędia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volume 11

John Mason Good - 1819
...Sphinx would destroy herself as soon as one of her enigmas was explained. In this enigma she wished to know what animal walked on four legs in the morning,...and three in the evening. Upon this Creon, king of Thebes, promised his crown and his lister Jocasta in marriage to him who could deliver his country...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Deel 1,Volume 21

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...destroy herself as soon as one of the enigmas she proposed was explained. In this enigma she wished to know what animal walked on four legs in the morning,...and three in the evening. Upon this Creon king of Thebes promised his crown and his sister Jocasta, the widow of king Laius, in marriage to him who could...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 21

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...destroy herself as soon as one of the enigmas she proposed was explained. In this enigma she wished to know what animal 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, Volume 6

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 Lempričre - 1832 - 432 pagina’s
...destroy herself as soon as one of the enigmas she proposed was explained. ln this enigma she wished to know what animal walked on four legs in 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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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 11

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford, Henry Vethake - 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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Classical Antiquities: Being Part of the Manual of Classical Literature

Johann Joachim Eschenburg - 1837 - 347 pagina’s
...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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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 11

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - 1838
...as soon as one of the enigmas she proposed was explained. In this enigma, the question proposed was, what animal walked on four legs in the morning, two...and three in the evening. Upon this, Creon, king of Thebes, promised his crown and his sister Jocasta in marriage to him who should deliver his country...
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