Empedocles, for example, knows nothing of anything shameful, devilish and sinful in it.
Empedocles stayed his feet among the groves of Etna to hear it.
Nothing is more remarkable about Empedocles than his versatility and comprehensiveness.
What then are the things in the world from Empedocles' point of view?
Empedocles under Mt. Etna was no more imprisoned than is the life of to-day which is filled with the things of yesterday.
He wondered if it really was Thales so much as Empedocles or Ctesias.
Empedocles, that the embryo is not an animal, yet whilst it remains in the belly it breathes.
Similar boasts occur in the poems of Empedocles and of Taliesin.
Empedocles, while he was ambitious of being esteemed an immortal god, in cold blood leaped into burning Aetna.
To his left Pythagoras is writing on his knee, and near him, with ink and pen, is Empedocles.
Empedocles Em·ped·o·cles (ěm-pěd'ə-klēz'), Fifth century b.c.
Greek philosopher who believed that all matter is composed of elemental particles of fire, water, earth, and air.