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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 ... - Strona 280
1816
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The Dramatic and musical review

1848
...destroy herself as soon as one of the enigmas she proposed was explained — in this enigma she wanted to know what animal walked on four legs in the morning, two at noon, and three in the evening. This OEdipus explains, by stating that man in childhood (morning) walks on his hands and feet ; in...
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Family pastime; or, Homes made happy [by R.K. Philp. With] Solutions

Robert Kemp Philp - 1852
...thus ran the oraeular saying on whose solution so mueh depended — " What is that animal whieh walks on four legs in the morning, two at noon, and three in the evening ? " Doubtless most of our readers are aequainted with the answer l for the benefit of sueh as are not,...
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Manual of Classical Literature

Johann Joachim Eschenburg - 1855 - Liczba stron: 690
...could not explain them. At length one of the 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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Pleasant Mornings at the British Museum: Or, Memorials of By-gone Ages ...

E. W. Payne - 1858 - Liczba stron: 174
...have destroyed herself when CEdipus expounded her famous riddle, ' "What animal is that which walks on four legs in the morning, two at noon, and three in the evening ? ' " The Egyptians sculptured six varieties of sphinx ; the simple lions, such as those in red granite...
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The para papers on France, Egypt and Ethiopia

George Leighton Ditson - 1858
...monster, called forth the powers of QEdipus, who solved the following question : What animal walks on four legs in the morning, two at noon and three in the evening? QEdipus said that man, when young, 194 A PILGRIMAGE FROM PARIS TO ETHIOPIA. went on his hands and feet,...
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The Handwriting of God in Egypt, Sinai, and the Holy Land, Tomy 1-2

David Austin Randall - 1862
...an end to herself if one of her riddles was explained. At last came this enigma: " What animal walks on four legs in the morning, two at noon, and three in the evening?" The terrified inhabitants offered a crowu and the daughter of a king for a wife to any one who would...
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The Home Book of Pleasure and Instruction

Laura Valentine - 1867 - Liczba stron: 567
...deliverer of the country from this creature. The Sphinx demanded of him, " What animal it was that walked on four legs in the morning, two at noon, and three in the evening." (Edipus replied "MAN! who crawls in infancy, walks erect in manhood, and supports his steps in age...
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Games for Family Parties and Children

Laura Valentine - 1869 - Liczba stron: 192
...deliverer of the country from this creature. The Sphinx demanded of him, " What animal it was that walked on four legs in the morning, two at noon, and three in the evening." (Edipus replied "MAN! who crawls in infancy, walks erect in manhood, and supports his steps in age...
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A mythological dictionary

1870
...sister Jocasta to whoever should prove conqueror. Lured by this bribe, CEdipus solved the enigma as to what animal walked on four legs in the morning, two at noon, and three in the evening, by answering that man walked on his hands and feet when young, or in the morning of his life, at the...
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Harper's Magazine, Tom 41

Frederick Lewis Allen, Thomas Bucklin Wells - 1870
...AND FANS. ГТШЕ stafffor old age is immemorial. "What _L animal," asked the Sphinx, "walks upon four legs in the morning, two at noon, and three in the evening ?" CEdipus solved the enigma : " Man creeps in the morning of life, walks erect at noon, and supports...
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