The Satires of Juvenal, Persius, Sulpicia, and Lucilius

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Harper & Brothers, 1889

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Page 155 - Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
Page 201 - 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 190 - Deferar in vicum vendentem thus et odores, Et piper, et quidquid chartis amicitur ineptis.
Page 185 - Quidquid agunt homines, votum, timor, ira, voluptas, Gaudia, discursus, nostri est farrago libelli.
Page 97 - The sixth age shifts Into the lean and slipper'd pantaloon, With spectacles on nose and pouch on side, His youthful hose, well saved, a world too wide For his shrunk shank ; and his big manly voice, Turning again toward childish treble, pipes And whistles in his sound. Last scene of all, That ends this strange eventful history, Is second childishness and mere oblivion, Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.
Page 364 - A flattering, cringing, treacherous, artful race, Of torrent tongue, and never-blushing face ; A Protean tribe, one knows not what to call, Which shifts to every form, and shines in all : Grammarian, painter, augur, rhetorician, 120 Rope-dancer, conjurer, fiddler, and physician, All trades his own, your hungry Greekling counts ; And bid him mount the sky — the sky he mounts...
Page 227 - That they are not a pipe for fortune's finger To sound what stop she please. Give me that man That is not passion's slave, and I will wear him In my heart's core, ay, in my heart of heart, As I do thee.
Page 256 - Lycamben. 25 ac ne me foliis ideo brevioribus ornes quod timui mutare modos et carminis artem, temperat Archilochi Musam pede mascula Sappho, temperat Alcaeus, sed rebus et ordine dispar, nec socerum quaerit quem versibus oblinat atris, 30 nec sponsae laqueum famoso carmine nectit.
Page 94 - The march begins in military state, And nations on his eye suspended wait; Stern famine guards the solitary coast, And winter barricades the realms of frost; He comes...
Page xix - In many places I have copied the words, together with the sentiments of the writer ; for this, if it call for an apology, I shall take that of Macrobius, who had somewhat more occasion for it than I shall be found to have...

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