Thirteen Satires of Juvenal

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Macmillan and Company, 1881

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Page 166 - I sit by and sing, Or gather rushes, to make many a ring For thy long fingers ; tell thee tales of love, How the pale Phoebe, hunting in a grove, First saw the boy Endymion, from whose eyes She took eternal fire that never dies ; How she...
Page 191 - limina victor 'Alcides subiit, haec ilium regia cepit. 'Aude, hospes, contemnere opes, et te quoque dignum ' Finge deo, rebusque veni non asper egenis.
Page 173 - ... scimus, frustra ut simus, quom quid cupienter dari petimus nobis, quasi quid in rem sit possimus noscere. certa mittimus, dum incerta petimus ; atque hoc evenit in labore atque in dolore, ut mors obrepat interim, sed iam satis est philosophatum.
Page 212 - Pauper sibi videtur ac sordidus, nisi parietes magnis et pretiosis orbibus refulserunt, nisi Alexandrina marmora Numidicis crustis distincta sunt, nisi illis undique operosa et in picturae modum variata circumlitio praetexitur...
Page 381 - Splendidum virum Graeciaeque provinciae principem, verum Latini sermonis ignarum, non modo albo iudicum erasit, sed in peregrinitatem redegit.
Page 82 - ... For, where the changes of the seasons are most frequent, and where they differ most from one another, there you will find their forms, dispositions, and nature the most varied. These are the strongest of the natural causes of difference, and next the country in which one lives, and the waters; for, in general, you will find the forms and dispositions of mankind to correspond with the nature of the country...
Page 297 - aliquis vir bonus nobis eligendus est ac semper ante oculos habendus, ut sic tanquam illo spectante vivamus, et omnia tamquam illo vidente faciamus?
Page 136 - Vti citharaedus quum prodierit, optime vestitus, palla inaurata indutus cum chlamyde purpurea, coloribus variis intexta, et cum corona aurea magnis fulgentibus gemmis illuminata, citharam tenens exornatissimam, auro et ebore distinctam, ipse praeterea forma et specie sit, et statura apposita ad dignitatem.
Page 264 - Nee nisi per niveam Caecuba potat aquam. Circumfusa rosis et nigra recumbit amomo, Dormit et in pluma purpureoque toro. Cum recubet pulchre, cum tam bene vivat apud te, Ad Damam potius vis tua febris eat ? 10 3.
Page xi - ... quod non dant proceres, dabit histrio. tu Camerinos et Bareas, tu nobilium magna atria curas ? praefectos Pelopea facit, Philomela tribunos.

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