Related formsSoph·o·cle·an [sof-uh-klee-uh n] /ˌsɒf əˈkli ən/, adjective
Examples from the Web for sophocles
Manifold the wonders,” said Sophocles, “nothing towers more wondrous than man!On Transhumanism and Why Technology Is Our Silicon Nervous System|Jason Silva|April 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Virginia Woolf, however, did read Greek; she was translating Sophocles while she was writing Mrs. Dalloway.The Classics are Dead! Long Live the Classics! Mary Beard’s New Book|Nick Romeo|September 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Aeschylus wrote some 90 plays and Sophocles about 120; seven from each of them have survived.
Sophocles speaks of the folly of muttering incantations over wounds that need the surgeon's knife.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1|Andrew Lang
I carry all matters to an extreme—so that when I have any little vexation, it grows in five minutes into a theme for Sophocles.
For this liberty I have the example of Aeschylus, the creator of tragedy, and Sophocles, the greatest master of his art.The Bride of Messina|Friedrich Schiller
My father had Fred Esquillant in with him, and the two were busy with Sophocles.The Dew of Their Youth|S. R. Crockett
That stage of the story lies very far behind the consciousness of Sophocles.Oedipus King of Thebes|Sophocles