THE LIVES OF THE TWELVE CAESARS

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Page 171 - Mantua me genuit; Calabri rapuere : tenet nunc Parthenope: cecini pascua, rura, duces.
Page 245 - Virtus, neque imbellem feroces Progenerant aquilae columbam ; Doctrina sed vim promovet insitam, Rectique cultus pectora roborant ; Utcunque defecere mores Indecorant bene nata culpae.
Page 154 - Caesar, 25 terrarumque velis curam et te maximus orbis auctorem frugum tempestatumque potentem accipiat, cingens materna tempora myrto, an deus immensi venias maris ac tua nautae numina sola colant, tibi serviat ultima Thule...
Page 537 - ... quod non dant proceres, dabit histrio. tu Camerinos et Bareas, tu nobilium magna atria curas ? praefectos Pelopea facit, Philomela tribunos.
Page 169 - Ascanium fusis circum complectitur armis summaque per galeam delibans oscula fatur : " disce, puer, virtutem ex me verumque laborem, 435 fortunam ex aliis. nunc te mea dextera bello defensum dabit et magna inter praemia ducet : tu facito, mox cum matura adoleverit aetas, sis memor et te animo repetentem exempla tuorum et pater Aeneas et avunculus excitet Hector.
Page 331 - ... others, that at first he fell into a sound sleep, — and afterwards, his food rising, he threw up the whole ; but had another dose given him ; whether in water-gruel, under pretence of refreshment after his exhaustion, or in a clyster, as if designed to relieve his bowels, is likewise uncertain. XLV. His death was kept secret until everything was settled relative to his successor. Accordingly, vows were made for his recovery, and comedians were called to amuse him, as it was pretended, by his...
Page 398 - Can I forget, how many a summer's day, Spent in your converse, stole unmarked away ? Or how, while listening with increased delight, I snatched from feasts the earlier hours of night ? — One time (for to your bosom still I grew) One time of study, and of rest, we knew ; One frugal board, where, every care resigned, An hour of blameless mirth relaxed the mind.
Page 172 - Hos ego versiculos feci, tulit alter honores : Sic vos non vobis nidificatis aves ; Sic vos non vobis vellera fertis oves ; Sic vos non vobis mellificatis apes ; Sic vos non vobis fertis aratra boves.
Page 154 - Hiberiae? condit quisque diem collibus in suis, et vitem viduas ducit ad arbores; 30 hinc ad vina redit laetus et alteris te mensis adhibet deum; te multa prece, te prosequitur mero defuso pateris et Laribus tuum miscet numen, uti Graecia Castoris et magni memor Herculis. 'longas o utinam, dux bone, ferias praestes Hesperiae!
Page 166 - Musae, 475 quarum sacra fero ingenti percussus amore, accipiant, caelique vias et sidera monstrent, defectus solis varios lunaeque labores; unde tremor terris, qua vi maria alta tumescant obicibus ruptis rursusque in se ipsa residant, 480 quid tantum Oceano properent se tinguere soles hiberni, vel quae tardis mora noctibus obstet.

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