Horace : his life, friendships and philosophy as told by himself in unrhymed metrical translation

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Evening post job printing house, 1904 - 215 pages
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Page 191 - Myself when young did eagerly frequent Doctor and Saint, and heard great argument About it and about : but evermore Came out by the same door where in I went...
Page 84 - Hoc erat in votis : modus agri non ita magnus, Hortus ubi et tecto vicinus jugis aquae fons Et paulum silvae super his foret. Auctius atque Di melius fecere. Bene est. Nil amplius oro, Maia nate, nisi ut propria haec mihi munera in x is.
Page 70 - Marsus aper plagas. me doctarum hederae praemia frontium dis miscent superis, me gelidum nemus nympharumque leves cum Satyris chori secernunt populo, si neque tibias Euterpe cohibet nee Polyhymnia Lesboum refugit tendere barbiton. quodsi me lyricis vatibus inseres, sublimi feriam sidera vertice.
Page 12 - EXEGI monumentum aere perennius Regalique situ pyramidum altius, Quod non imber edax, non Aquilo impotens Possit diruere aut innumerabilis Annorum series et fuga temporum. Non omnis moriar, multaque pars mei Vitabit Libitinam. Usque ego postera Crescam laude recens, dum Capitolium Scandet cum tacita Virgine pontifex.
Page 210 - Informes hiemes reducit 15 luppiter, idem Summovet. Non, si male nunc, et olim Sic erit : quondam cithara tacentem Suscitat musam neque semper arcum Tendit Apollo. 20 Rebus angustis animosus atque Fortis appare ; sapienter idem Contrahes vento nimium secundo Turgida vela.
Page 32 - Academi quaerere verum. 45 dura sed emovere loco me tempora grato, civilisque rudem belli tulit aestus in arma Caesaris Augusti non responsura lacertis. unde simul primum me dimisere Philippi, decisis humilem pennis inopemque paterni...
Page 68 - Luctantem Icariis fluctibus Africum Mercator metuens, otium et oppidi Laudat rura sui : mox reficit rates Quassas, indocilis pauperiem pati.
Page 72 - Sive mutata juvenem figura Ales in terris imitaris, almae Filius Maiae, patiens vocari Caesaris ultor : Serus in caelum redeas diuque Laetus intersis populo Quirini ; Neve te nostris vitiis iniquum Ocior aura Tollat: hie magnos potius triumphos, Hie ames dici pater atque princeps, Neu sinas Medos equitare inultos Te duce, Caesar.
Page 52 - Parcus deorum cultor et infrequens insanientis dum sapientiae consultus erro, nunc retrorsum vela dare atque iterare cursus cogor relictos...
Page 108 - Iratus : quis enim invitum servare laboret ? Hoc quoque te manet, ut pueros elementa docentem Occupet extremis in vicis balba senectus.

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