A New and Literal Translation of Juvenal and Persius: With Explanatory Notes in which These Difficult Satirists are Rendered Easy and Familiar to the Reader, Volume 1

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N. Bliss, R. Bliss, and R. Bliss, Jun., 1807

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Page 85 - If all the year were playing holidays, To sport would be as tedious as to work; But, when they seldom come, they wish'd-for come, And nothing pleaseth but rare accidents.
Page 54 - Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful, but became vain in their imaginations. and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, and changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.
Page 54 - Our indiscretion sometimes serves us well, When our deep plots do pall: and that should teach us, There's a divinity that shapes our ends, Rough-hew them how we will.
Page 52 - ... orandum est ut sit mens sana in corpore sano. fortem posce animum mortis terrore carentem, qui spatium vitae extremum inter munera ponat naturae, qui ferre queat quoscumque labores, nesciat irasci, cupiat nihil et potiores 360 Herculis aerumnas credat saevosque labores et venere et cenis et pluma Sardanapalli.
Page 360 - I puer, et strigiles Crispini ad balnea defer, Si increpuit, cessas nugator...
Page 318 - Tange, miser, venas et pone in pectore dextram, "Nil calet hie;" summosque pedes attinge manusque,
Page 348 - Cras hoc fiet. Idem eras fiet, quid ) quasi magnum Nempe diem donas...
Page 270 - ... quidnam igitur tenerum et laxa cervice legendum ?" "'torva Mimalloneis implerunt cornua bombis/ et ' raptum vitulo caput ablatura superbo 100 Bassaris,' et 'lyncem Maenas flexura corymbis euhion ingeminat, reparabilis adsonat echo...
Page 7 - Fasces — bundles of birchen rods carried before the Roman magistrates, with an axe bound up in the middle of them, so as to appear at the top. These were ensigns of their official power to punish crimes, either by scourging or, death.
Page 254 - ... quo didicisse, nisi hoc fermentum et quae semel intus innata est rupto iecore exierit caprificus?' 25 en pallor seniumque! o mores, usque adeone scire tuum nihil est nisi te scire hoc sciat alter? 'at pulchrum est digito monstrari et dicier "hic est." ten cirratorum centum dictata fuisse pro nihilo pendes?

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