The Satires of Juvenal, Persius, Sulpicia and Lucilius

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Bohn, 1852 - Satire, Latin - 512 pages
 

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Page 217 - 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 111 - When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom for it was too small a bound; But now two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough.
Page 241 - 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 xv - Atque alii quorum comoedia prisca virorum est, Si quis erat dignus describi quod malus ac fur, Quod moechus foret aut sicarius aut alioqui Famosus, multa cum libertate notabant.
Page 168 - Liber et alma Ceres, vestro si munere tellus Chaoniam pingui glandem mutavit arista, poculaque inventis Acheloia miscuit uvis; et vos, agrestum praesentia numina, Fauni...
Page 171 - 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 249 - Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey ; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness...
Page 231 - Horribly and speedily shall he come upon you: for a sharp judgment shall be to them that be in high places. For mercy will soon pardon the meanest: but mighty men shall be mightily tormented.
Page 153 - Divine philosophy ! by whose pure light We first distinguish, then pursue the right, Thy power the breast from every error frees, And weeds out all its vices by degrees : — Illumined by thy beam, revenge, we find, The abject pleasure of an abject mind, And hence so dear to poor, weak, womankind.
Page 66 - Agedum, pauca accipe contra. Primum ego me illorum, dederim quibus esse poe'tis, Excerpam numero : neque enim concludere versum 40 Dixeris esse satis ; neque si qui scribat uti nos Sermoni propiora, putes hunc esse poetam. Ingenium cui sit, cui mens divinior atque os Magna sonaturum, des nominis hujus honorem.

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