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WITH A COMMENTARY
JOHN E. B. MAYOR M.A.
PROFESSOR OF LATIN IN THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
AND FELLOW OF ST JOHN'S COLLEGE
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TO THE REVEREND
BENJAMIN HALL KENNEDY D.D.
REGIUS PROFESSOR OF GREEK.
MY DEAR DR KENNEDY,
Once more, after the lapse of a quarter of a century, I render the account, which you have the best right to demand, of my studies on the last great writer of heathen Rome.
You, who even 'between whiles' surprise the world with finished pieces and dream on Parnassus, may find much to censure in the form of my commentary. I shall be content, if only in the matter of it there appears that