Juvenalis et Persii Satirae

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Whittaker, 1857 - 452 pages

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Page 276 - Nay, take my life and all; pardon not that: You take my house, when you do take the prop That doth sustain my house; you take my life, When you do take the means whereby I live.
Page 26 - There are a sort of men, whose visages Do cream and mantle like a standing pond; And do a wilful stillness entertain, With purpose to be dress'd in an opinion Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit; As who should say, ' I am Sir Oracle, And, when I ope my lips, let no dog bark!
Page 295 - Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.
Page 240 - When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom for it was too small a bound; But now two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough.
Page 72 - Prepare for death if here at night you roam, And sign your will before you sup from home.
Page 35 - Whether the nymph shall break Diana's law, Or some frail China jar receive a flaw ; Or stain her honour, or her new brocade; Forget her prayers, or miss a masquerade ; Or lose her heart, or necklace, at a ball; Or whether Heaven has doom'd that Shock must fall.
Page 59 - ... atque recens linum ostendit non una cicatrix ? Nil habet infelix paupertas durius in se quam quod ridiculos homines facit. "Exeat...
Page 72 - Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men. Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away.
Page 219 - For the stone shall cry out of the wall, and the beam out of the timber shall answer it.
Page 26 - There are a sort of men whose visages Do cream and mantle like a standing pond, And do a wilful stillness entertain, 90 With purpose to be dress'd in an opinion Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit, As who should say ' I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips let no dog bark...

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