Original Views of Passages in the Life and Writings of the Poet-philosopher of Venusia: With which is Combined an Illustration of the Suitability of the Ancient Epic and Lyric Styles to Modern Subjects of National and General Interest

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Hodges and Smith, 1851 - 245 pages

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Page 202 - Then spake Joshua to the Lord in the day when the Lord delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, "Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon, and thou, Moon, in the valley of Ajalon.
Page 158 - Discunt in partes centum diducere. Dicat Filius Albini, Si de quincunce remota est Uncia, quid superat ? Poteras dixisse. Triens. Eu ! Rem poteris servare tuam. Redit uncia, quid fit ? Semis.
Page 221 - For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight; His can't be wrong whose life is in the right...
Page 17 - Again returned the scenes of youth, Of confident undoubting truth ; Again his soul he interchanged With friends whose hearts were long estranged. They come, in dim procession led, The cold, the faithless, and the dead ; As warm each hand, each brow as gay, As if they parted yesterday.
Page 184 - Apulicum, si figit adamantinos summis verticibus dira Necessitas clavos, non animum metu, non mortis laqueis expedies caput.
Page 113 - Bacche ! modo summa Voce, modo hac resonat quae chordis quattuor ima. Nil aequale homini fuit ffli ; saepe velut qui Currebat fugiens hostem, persaepe velut qui 10 Junonis sacra ferret ; habebat saepe ducentos, Saepe decem servos ; modo reges atque tetrarchas, Omnia magna loquens ; modo, " Sit mihi mensa tripes et Concha salis puri et toga quae defendere frigus Quamvis crassa queat.
Page 205 - Instar veris enim vultus ubi tuus Affulsit populo, gratior it dies Et soles melius nitent. Ut mater...
Page 111 - Viselli : 105 est modus in rebus, sunt certi denique fines, quos ultra citraque nequit consistere rectum.
Page 113 - Tigellius hoc : Caesar, qui cogere posset, Si peteret per amicitiam patris, atque suam, non Quidquam proficeret : si collibuisset, ab ovo Usque ad mala citaret, lo Bacche...
Page 69 - Sat. i. 6. 48. In battle, a tribune seems to have had the charge of ten centuries, or about a thousand men ; hence called in Greek, ^iXiap^oj, vel ->jf.

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