Satirae

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Macmillan and Company, 1886 - Rome
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Page 382 - Spaniards beat you, that eat nothing but oranges and lemons" ; and so put more courage into his men than he could have done with a more learned oration. Rhetoric is...
Page 12 - Omnibus hic idem , si fœda et scissa lacerna , Si toga sordidula est , et rupta calceus alter Pelle patet; vel si, consuto vulnere, crassum Atque recens linum ostendit non una cicatrix?
Page 32 - Omnibus in terris, quae sunt a Gadibus usque Auroram et Gangen, pauci dinoscere possunt vera bona atque illis multum diversa, remota erroris nebula.
Page 352 - ... and he raises mine. I have the pleasure of concernment in all he says; he drives his reader along with him, and when he is at the end of his way, I willingly stop with him. If he went another stage, it would be too far; it would make a journey of a progress, and turn delight into fatigue.
Page 12 - ... Ecclesiastical History (1878), and, in 1889, he published a critical review of the Latin Heptateuch of Cyprian, the sixth-century poet and Bishop of Toulon. Three years previously, he had closed the discursive ' Advertisement' to the fourth edition of the first volume of his Juvenal with these words : — Henceforth I hope to devote myself to clearing off my many literary arrears, reserving for my old age a commentary on Seneca, for which I have made large collections.
Page 24 - Esse loco ! Metuens virgae iam grandis Achilles Cantabat patriis in montibus : et cui non tune Eliceret risum citharoedi cauda magistri ? Sed Rufum atque alios caedit sua quemque iuventus, Rufum, quem toties Ciceronem Allobroga dixit.
Page 52 - ... i nunc et ventis animam committe dolato confisus ligno, digitis a morte remotus quattuor aut septem, si sit latissima taeda...
Page 12 - Persicus orborum lautissimus et merito iam suspectus tamquam ipse suas incenderit aedes. si potes avelli circensibus, optima Sorae aut Fabrateriae domus aut Frusinone paratur quanti nunc tenebras unum conducis in annum.
Page 8 - ... dentist deftly repairs the defective implements, and the important function of chewing the food can be henceforth performed with comfort. But, without any intention to justify a doctrine of final causes, I would point out the significant fact that the disappearance of the masticating powers is mostly coincident with the period of life when that species of food which most requires their action — viz., solid animal fiber — is little, if at all, required by the individual.
Page 24 - ... esse loco. metuens virgae iam grandis Achilles 210 cantabat patriis in montibus et cui non tune eliceret risum citharoedi cauda magistri ; sed Rufum atque alios caedit sua quemque iuventus, Rufum, quem totiens Ciceronem Allobroga dixit.

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