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THE SATIRES OF JUVENAL

SATURÆ XIII.

THE SATIRES OF JUVENAL

EDITED FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS

WITH NOTES, INTRODUCTION, AND APPENDICES

BY

E. G. HARDY, M.A.

HEAD MASTER OF THE GRAMMAR SCHOOL, GRANTHAM;

LATE FELLOW OF JESUS COLLEGE, OXFORD

London

MACMILLAN AND CO.

1883

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PREFACE

THE present edition of Juvenal is intended for the higher Forms in Schools, and also as a Text-Book for the Pass-Examinations at the Universities. The Notes, while taking account of any grámmatical difficulties or peculiarities, deal more especially with the historical, social, and personal allusions with which every Satire, and almost every line, is crowded. These explanations, to be consistent with the size and scope of the book, have been given briefly; but as the latest and best authorities have been consulted, it is hoped that the information contained in them will be sufficient to make the text clear and intelligible, and also to excite some interest in young scholars in the social life at Rome under the earlier Empire.

References to other classical authors are sparingly introduced, and are mainly confined to Horace and Martial. With regard to the latter, indeed, the light which he and Juvenal mutually throw upon one another is so instructive as to have justified, had space permitted, many more references than are

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