Praelectiones academicae Oxonii habitae

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publisher not identified, 1828 - 480 pages
 

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Page 311 - Excudent alii spirantia mollius aera, Credo equidem, vivos ducent de marmore vultus, Orabunt causas melius, caelique meatus Describent radio et surgentia sidera dicent; Tu regere imperio populos, Romane, memento : Hae tibi erunt artes, pacisque imponere morem, Parcere subiectis, et debellare superbos.
Page 306 - Exegi monumentum aere perennius Regalique situ pyramidum altius, Quod non imber edax, non Aquilo impotens Possit diruere aut innumerabilis Annorum series et fuga temporum.
Page 228 - ... by bringing before you some of the circumstances of this plague of hunger. Of all the calamities which beset and waylay the life of man, this comes the nearest to our heart, and is that wherein the proudest of us all feels himself to be nothing more than he is. But I find myself unable to manage it with decorum : these details are of a species of horror so nauseous and disgusting ; they are so degrading to the sufferers and to the hearers ; they are so humiliating to human nature itself, that,...
Page 367 - Vestibulum ante ipsum primisque in faucibus Orci Luctus et ultrices posuere cubilia Curae...
Page 50 - Est in secessu longo locus : insula portum Efficit objectu laterum, quibus omnis ab alto Frangitur inque sinus scindit sese unda reductos.
Page 419 - Teque sibi generum Tethys emat omnibus undis : Anne novum tardis sidus te mensibus addas, Qua locus Erigonen inter Chelasque sequentes Panditur ; ipse tibi jam brachia contrahit ardens Scorpius, et cœli justa plus parte relinquit...
Page 262 - Discissos nudis laniabant dentibus artus. Ecce autem duro fumans sub vomere taurus Concidit et mixtum spumis vomit ore cruorem, Extremosque ciet gemitus. It tristis arator, Maerentem abjungens fraterna morte juvencum, Atque opere in medio defixa relinquit aratra.
Page 126 - Battiadae, ne tua dicta vagis nequiquam credita ventis effluxisse meo forte putes animo, ut missum sponsi furtivo munere malum 20 procurrit casto virginis e gremio, quod miserae oblitae molli sub veste locatum, dum adventu matris prosilit, excutitur; atque illud prono praeceps agitur decursu, huic manat tristi conscius ore rubor.
Page 268 - Ducere quo vellet. Fuit haec sapientia quondam, Publica privatis secernere, sacra profanis; Concubitu prohibere vago ; dare jura maritis ; Oppida moliri ; leges incidere ligno : Sic honor et nomen divinis vatibus atque 400 Carminibus venit.
Page 308 - Incertaeque rei ; Phalaris licet imperet, ut sis Falsus, et admoto dictet perjuria tauro, Summum crede nefas animam praeferre pudori, Et propter vitam vivendi perdere causas.

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