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THE

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Decames Jeanines
SATIRES OF JUVENAL,

EDITED BY

THOMAS B. LINDSAY, Ph. D.

BOSTON UNIVERSITY

NEW YORK ::: CINCINNATI ::: CHICAGO
AMERICAN BOOK COMPANY

FROM THE PRESS OF
D. APPLETON & COMPANY

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PRE FACE.

The text of this edition agrees in the main with that of Bücheler's edition of Jahn. A list of passages where I have thought best to make use of other readings or other orthography will be found at the end of the volume; differences in punctuation are marked only where the meaning is materially affected. I have compared most of the important editions, and used Hosius' Apparatus Criticus ad Iuvenalem (1888), and Beer's Spicilegium Iuvenalianum (1885), as well as such special articles as were at my command.

Several of the satires are omitted, and in those which are retained I have omitted all lines that seemed to me likely to offend a rational delicacy. My wish was to make the best work of Juvenal readable without awkwardness even in mixed classes.

The notes are the result of several years' experience, careful study, and a comparison of the views of the best editors, especially Ruperti, Heinrich, Jahn, MacLeane, Mayor, Weidner, and Bücheler. I have also

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