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" ... it is said, that on this occasion, among other devices for appeasing the wrath of heaven, scenic plays were introduced; a new thing to a warlike people ; for hitherto there had been only the shows of the Circus. However, this kind of performance was,... "
Juvenal: satires, iii, x, xiii, and xiv, from the text of Ruperti; with Engl ... - Page xv
by Decimus Junius Juvenalis - 1844
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The History of Rome, Volume 2

Livy - Rome - 1823 - 502 pages
...favour of the gods, the Lectisternium was performed the third time since the building of the city. But the disorder receiving no alleviation, either...began to imitate these ; throwing out, at the same time, among each other, ludicrous expressions in coarse verses, and with gestures adapted to the words...
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The History of Rome, Volume 2

Livy - Rome - 1823 - 492 pages
...favour of the gods, the Lectisternium was performed the third time since the building of the city. But the disorder receiving no alleviation, either...began to imitate these ; throwing out, at the same time, among each other, ludicrous expressions in coarse verses, and with gestures adapted to the words:...
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The History of Rome, Volume 2

Livy - Rome - 1823 - 654 pages
...favour of the gods, the Lectisternium was performed the third time since the building of the city. But the disorder receiving no alleviation, either...citizens soon began to imitate these ; throwing out, at tiie same time, among each other, ludicrous expressions in coarse verses, and with gestures adapted...
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Latin Composition: An Elementary Guide to Writing in Latin. Part I ...

Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough - Latin language - 1876 - 222 pages
...people ; for hitherto there had been only the shows of the circus. However, this kind1 of performance1 was, as in general all beginnings are, but a trifling matter, and even that4 borrowed1 from abroad. 2. Actors were8 sent for from Etruria, who," though without any poetical...
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Latin Composition: An Elementary Guide to Writing in Latin

Joseph Henry Allen - 1877 - 214 pages
...people; for hitherto there had been only the shows of the circus. However, this kind1 of performance 1 was, as in general all beginnings are, but a trifling matter, and even that 4 borrowed1 from abroad. 2. Actors were 8 sent for from Etruria, who,"though without any poetical language,...
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Latin Composition: An Elementary Guide to Writing in Latin ..., Parts 1-2

Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough - Latin language - 1877 - 226 pages
...people ; for hitherto there had been only the shows of the circus. However, this kind1 of performance1 was, as in general all beginnings are, but a trifling matter, and even that4 borrowed' from abroad. 2. Actors were8 sent for from Etruria, who,0 though without any poetical...
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Elementary Guide to Writing in Latin

Joseph Henry Allen - Latin language - 1878 - 208 pages
...people; for hitherto there had been only the shows of the circus. However, this kind 1 of performance 1 was, as in general all beginnings are, but a trifling matter, and even that 4 borrowed 1 from abroad. 2. Actors were 8 sent for from Etruria, who, 0 though without any poetical...
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Latin Composition: An Elementary Guide to Writing in Latin

Joseph Henry Allen - Latin language - 1878 - 214 pages
...people ; for hitherto there had been only the shows of the circus. However, this kind1 of performance1 was, as in general all beginnings are, but a trifling matter, and even that4 borrowed1 from abroad. 2. Actors were8 sent for from Etruria, who,0 though without any poetical...
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Latin Composition: An Elementary Guide to Writing in Latin : Pt.I ...

Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough - Latin language - 1879 - 212 pages
...people; for hitherto there had been only the shows of the circus. However, this kind 1 of performance 1 was, as in general all beginnings are, but a trifling matter, and even that 4 borrowed' from abroad. 2. Actors were8 sent for from Etruria, who, 0 though without any poetical...
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An Elementary Guide to Writing in Latin

Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough - Latin language - 1885 - 212 pages
...people ; for hitherto there had been only the shows of the circus. However, this kind1 of performance1 was, as in general all beginnings are, but a trifling matter, and even that4 borrowed1 from abroad. 2. Actors were8 sent for from Etruria, who,0 though without any poetical...
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