The works of Horace: with English notes, for the use of schools and colleges

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D. Appleton, 1866 - 575 pages
 

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Page 292 - ... 10 scimus, et hanc veniam petimusque damusque vicissim; sed non ut placidis coeant immitia, non ut serpentes avibus geminentur, tigribus agni. Inceptis gravibus plerumque et magna professis purpureus, late qui splendeat, unus et alter...
Page 283 - ... mulcet, falsis terroribus implet, ut magus, et modo me Thebis, modo ponit Athenis: verum age et his, qui se lectori credere malunt quam spectatoris fastidia ferre superbi...
Page 111 - Regalique situ pyramidum altius, Quod non imber edax, non Aquilo impotens Possit diruere aut innumerabilis Annorum series et fuga temporum.
Page 289 - cui sic extorta voluptas et demptus per vim mentis gratissimus error».
Page 310 - Tis chastity, my brother, chastity : She that has that is clad in complete steel, And, like a quivered nymph with arrows keen, May trace huge forests, and unharboured heaths, Infamous hills, and sandy perilous wilds ; Where, through the sacred rays of chastity, No savage fierce, bandit, or mountaineer, Will dare to soil her virgin purity.
Page 344 - How many thousand of my poorest subjects Are at this hour asleep ! O sleep, O gentle sleep, Nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eye-lids down, And steep my senses in forgetfulness ? Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs, Upon uneasy pallets stretching thee, And hush'd with buzzing night-flies to thy slumber ; Than in the perfum'd chambers of the great, Under the canopies of costly state, And lull'd with sounds of sweetest melody?
Page 288 - Vestae ; obscurata diu populo bonus eruet atque proferet in lucem speciosa vocabula rerum, quae priscis memorata Catonibus atque Cethegis nunc situs informis premit et deserta vetustas ; adsciscet nova, quae genitor produxerit usus. vehemens et liquidus puroque simillimus amni fundet opes Latiumque beabit divite lingua...
Page 182 - ... ingenium cui sit, cui mens divinior atque os magna sonaturum, des nominis huius honorem. idcirco quidam comoedia necne poema 45 esset quaesivere, quod acer spiritus ac vis nee verbis nee rebus inest, nisi quod pede certo differt sermoni, sermo merus.
Page 70 - JUSTUM et tenacem propositi virum Non civium ardor prava jubentium, Non vultus instantis tyranni Mente quatit solida, neque Auster, Dux inquieti turbidus Adriae, 5 Nee fulminantis magna manus Jovis : Si fractus illabatur orbis, * Impavidum ferient ruinae.
Page 248 - Inter spem curamque, timores inter et iras, Omnem crede diem tibi diluxisse supremum : Grata superveniet, quae non sperabitur hora.

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