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, 1. köide

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

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Page 347 - I'll tell you, friend! a wise man and a fool. You'll find, if once the monarch acts the monk, Or, cobbler-like, the parson will be drunk, Worth makes the man, and want of it, the fellow; The rest is all but leather or prunella.
Page 218 - O demens, ita servus homo est? nil fecerit, esto: Hoc volo, sic jubeo, sit pro ratione voluntas.
Page 234 - Audio, quid veteres olim moneatis amici: Pone seram, cohibe: sed quis custodiet ipsos Custodes ? cauta est et ab illis incipit uxor.
Page 192 - Credo Pudicitiam Saturno rege moratam in terris visamque diu, cum frigida parvas praeberet spelunca domos, ignemque Laremque et pecus et dominos communi clauderet umbra...
Page 148 - The praise of Bacchus then the sweet musician sung, Of Bacchus ever fair and ever young: The jolly god in triumph comes; Sound the trumpets, beat the drums...
Page vi - The satyrical Poets, Horace, Juvenal, and Persius, may contribute wonderfully to give a man a detestation of vice, and a contempt of the common methods of mankind; which they have set out in such true colours, that they must give a very generous sense to those who delight in reading them often. Persius his second satyr may well pass for one of the best lectures in divinity.
Page 220 - Is there any woman that blushes at divorce now that certain illustrious and noble ladies reckon their years, not by the number of consuls, but by the number of their husbands...
Page 218 - Pone crucem servo: meruit quo crimine servus Supplicium ? quis testis adest ? quis detulit ? audi : Nulla unquam de morte hominis cunctatio longa est.
Page 76 - Dum nova canities, dum prima et recta senectus, Dum superest Lachesi, quod torqueat, et pedibus me Porto meis, nullo dextram subeunte bacillo.
Page 50 - Thus and no farther shall my passion stray ; " The first crime past, compels us on to more, " And guilt proves fate, which was but choice before.

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