absol adeo ancient Aquinum atque Augustus Büch called Catullus causa cena Cicero Claudius clause common constr consul cuius Dial Domitian emperor enim epithet ergo erit famous foll fortune Friedl gens Greek habet haec hence hinc Hist Horace illa illis illo inde Introd ipse Juvenal Juvenal's Latin Livy Lucilius Lucr magna maior Mart Martial meaning mentioned mihi modo nemo Nero nulla nunc omnes omnia omnis Ovid Petron phrase Plautus Pliny Epp Pliny Nat poets praetor probably prose quae quam quid Quint Quintilian quis quod quoque quoted reading refers rhetor Roman Rome satire satura says Schol Scholia seems Sejanus Seneca sense sesterces sibi Silv silver-age slaves speaks Stat subj Suet sunt Tacitus tamen tanti tantum Tiberius tibi tibicine tota Trajan tunc Vascones verb viii Virg word
Page 41 - ... notum, qui pueri qualisque futura sit uxor. ut tamen et poscas aliquid voveasque sacellis exta et candiduli divina tomacula porci, 355 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 Sardauapalli.
Page 113 - Antaeus, the son of Terra, the Earth, was a mighty giant and wrestler, whose strength was invincible so long as he remained in contact with his mother Earth.
Page 300 - At ninety they lose their teeth and hair, they have at that age no distinction of taste, but eat and drink whatever they can get, without relish or appetite. The diseases they were subject to still continue without increasing or diminishing. In talking they forget the common appellation of things, and the names of persons, even of those who are their nearest friends and relations.
Page xxix - Amydone relicta, hie Andro, ille Samo, hie Trallibus aut Alabandis, 70 Esquilias dictumque petunt a vimine collem, viscera magnarum domuum dominique futuri. ingenium velox, audacia perdita, setmo promptus et Isaeo torrentior. ede quid ilium esse putes. quemvis hominem secum attulit ad nos : 75 grammaticus rhetor geometres pictor aliptes augur schoenobates medicus magus, omnia novit Graeculus esuriens; in caelum, iusseris, ibit.
Page 85 - Where Angels tremble while they gaze, He saw ; but blasted with excess of light. Closed his eyes in endless night. Behold, where Dryden's less presumptuous car, Wide o'er the fields of glory bear Two coursers of ethereal race, With necks in thunder clothed, and long-resounding pace.
Page 281 - The soul's dark cottage, battered and decayed, Lets in new light thro' chinks that time has made: Stronger by weakness wiser men become As they draw near to their eternal home : I0 Leaving the old, both worlds at once they view That stand upon the threshold of the new.
Page 142 - He was permitted to dine, with the family; but he was expected to content himself with the plainest fare. He might fill himself with the corned beef and the carrots : but, as soon as the tarts and cheesecakes made their appearance, he quitted his seat, and stood aloof till he was summoned to return thanks for the repast, from a great part of which he had been excluded...
Page 298 - Johnson himself (The Vanity of Human Wishes) : His fate was destined to a barren strand, A -petty fortress, and a dubious hand} He left a name at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.