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Page 116 - These mix'd with art, and to due bounds confin'd, Make and maintain the balance of the mind: The lights and shades, whose well accorded strife Gives all the strength and colour of our life.
Page 91 - Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees ; Lives through all life, extends through all extent, Spreads undivided, operates unspent...
Page 281 - Soles occidere et redire possunt: nobis cum semel occidit brevis lux, nox est perpetua una dormienda.
Page 289 - Bithynos liquisse campos et videre te in tuto ! o quid solutis est beatius curis ? cum mens onus reponit, ac peregrino labore fessi venimus larem ad nostrum desideratoque acquiescimus lecto. hoc est, quod unum est pro laboribus tantis.
Page 37 - Manes. Agricolae prisci, fortes, parvoque beati, Condita post frumenta, levantes tempore festo Corpus et ipsum animum spe finis dura ferentem, Cum sociis operum, pueris, et conjuge fida, Tellurem porco, Silvanum lacte piabant, Floribus et vino Genium, memorem brevis aevi. Fescennina per hune inventa licentia morem Versibus alternis opprobria rustica fudit...
Page 279 - Come on therefore, let us enjoy the good things that are present: and let us speedily use the creatures like as in youth. Let us fill ourselves with costly wine and ointments: and let no flower of the spring pass by us : let us crown ourselves with...
Page 279 - ... quod si pertendens animo vestita cubaris, scissa veste meas experiere manus; quin etiam, si me ulterius provexerit ira, 20 ostendes matri bracchia laesa tuae.
Page 182 - Cum milite isto praesens, abaens ut sies : Dies, noctesque me ames : me desideres : Me somnies : me expectes : de me cogites : Me speres : me te oblectes : mecum tota sis : Meus fac sis postremo animus, quando ego sum tuus.
Page 216 - Ruit prolapsa, pelagus respergit, reflat. Ita dum interruptum credas nimbum volvier, Dum quod sublime ventis expulsum rapi Saxum aut procellis, vel globosos turbines Existere ictos undis concursantibus : Nisi quas terrestres pontus strages conciet, Aut forte Triton fuscina evertens specus Subter radices penitus undanti in freto Molem ex profundo saxeam ad caelum erigit.