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OTHER WORDS FROM SophoclesSoph·o·cle·an [sof-uh-klee-uhn], /ˌsɒf əˈkli ən/, adjective
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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.
Nevertheless, Euripides has beauties, and Sophocles still more; but they have much greater defects.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Sophocles wrote the astonishing number of one hundred and thirty plays, and carried off the first prize twenty-four times.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
Now I myself was familiar with Sophocles, who once had been so shadowy a name in my ear.
You would think that the soul of Sophocles, seeing our great need of beauty and wisdom, would be interested to give us his works!
Then there is the Aristides—more real and speaking and easy in attitude even than the Sophocles at Rome.George Eliot's Life, Vol. II (of 3)|George Eliot