Results 1-5 of 22
60. ante . . . quam , sooner shall , & C . , than ( a common expression for never ) .
- ergo , so then : resumptive , referring back to 41-46 . — lěves , light - footed (
notice the short penult : lēves would be sleek ) . — Šquore , the level , commonly
... are both signs of thriftless husbandry . Notice the interlocked order of the words
semiputata . . frondosa , vitis . . ulmo . 71. quin tu , etc. , from Theocr . xi . 72–74 : if
the vineyard and garden are neglected , at least mind some light indoor task .
Lucina : the name properly given to Juno pronuba , as goddess of birth , who
bestows light upon the child ( lucet ) . But often ( as here ) the same function is
ascribed to Diana . — tuus , i . e . frater . Apollo : the special god of Augustus ,
made by ...
94. refert , simply utters ( strictly , brings back to the light as things hidden ) . — ter
quaterque , cf. Od . v . 306 . 95. quīs , dat . plur . following contigit . — ante ora : a
happy lot , because their friends were witnesses of their deeds and glorious ...
136. post , hereafter ; commissa , your misdeeds . non simili poena , no penalty
so light . — luetis , atone for : the word signifies the payment of a debt or fine ,
which is the true meaning of poena . 139. sorte , datum : Jupiter , Neptune , and
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - keithhamblen - LibraryThing
12/22/20 I own the complete set (vol 1-54) and keep them at home on the top west shelf of my office; this includes The Great Conversation (which is volume 1) and The Great Ideas (volumes 2-3, the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - donbuch1 - LibraryThing
This classic series represents the Western canon not without academic controversy. The latest volumes of the Great Books include some women writers, but they are still definitely underrepresented ... Read full review