Decii Junii Juvenalis Et A. Persii Flacci Satirae: With a Commentary

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Whittaker, 1867 - Satire, Latin - 466 pages

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Page 26 - There are a sort of men whose visages Do cream and mantle like a standing pond, And do a wilful stillness entertain, With purpose to be dress'd in an opinion Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit; As who should say, " I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips let no dog bark...
Page 312 - As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.
Page 395 - And the Lord said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.
Page 435 - Vincentem strepitus, et natum rebus agendis. Musa dedit fidibus Divos, puerosque Deorum, Et pugilem victorem, et equum certamine primum, Et juvenum curas, et libera vina referre.
Page 325 - If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink: for thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the Lord shall reward thee.
Page 256 - si consilium vis, permittes ipsis expendere numinibus, quid conveniat nobis rebusque sit utile nostris. nam pro jucundis aptissima quaeque dabunt di. carior est illis homo, quam sibi.
Page 396 - Conpositum ius fasque animo sanctosque recessus Mentis et incoctum generoso pectus honesto. Haec cedo ut admoveam templis et farre litabo.
Page 198 - Incertaeque rei ; Phalaris licet imperet, ut sis Falsus, et admoto dictet perjuria tauro, Summum crede nefas animam praeferre pudori, Et propter vitam vivendi perdere causas.
Page 139 - Audio, quid veteres olim moneatis amici: Pone seram, cohibe: sed quis custodiet ipsos Custodes ? cauta est et ab illis incipit uxor.
Page 35 - Whether the nymph shall break Diana's law, Or some frail China jar receive a flaw ; Or stain her honour, or her new brocade; Forget her prayers, or miss a masquerade ; Or lose her heart, or necklace, at a ball; Or whether Heaven has doom'd that Shock must fall.

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