Specimens of Roman Literature: Passages Illustrative of Roman Thought and Style

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Charles Thomas Cruttwell, Peake Banton
Griffin, 1879 - 665 sider
 

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Why then should we grieve over
38
Precepts of Gastronomy
44
υστερόσoινoν τίμσι παραβάσιν Ερινύν
45
The Roman Religion is Local and cannot
51
Death is Annihilation
58
A GENERAL VIEW OF THE SUBJECT
60
Cic
63
Lucr
66
Value of a Knowledge of Geometry
72
The Standard of Right should be in Ones Self
78
False_Opinion the Parent of Violent or Diseased
79
Regulations to be observed by the Flamen Dialis Aul Gell
84
Moderation and Contentment are rare
85
The Character that most wins
91
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Ought Children to obey their Fathers Will
97
Phaethon struck by a Thunderbolt
100
Feats of Knightly Prowess at the Battle of Lake
106
Poverty more Conducive to Virtue than Riches Apul
109
Character of Cato the Censor
112
There is a Citizenship of
117
Liv
124
The Attractions of Power rarely despised except
126
What are Justitiable Grounds for going to War? Cic
132
117
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Roman Genius is Imperial
137
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e Precocity not to be encouraged
151
h The Existing Universe the Result of a cer
155
The Universe formed out of Chaos
163
Causes of the Motions of the Stars
169
a Inorganic Nature
176
A Short Description of Africa
179
Period III A D 14180
180
Relative Measurements of the Quarters of
185
The Causes of Meteors explained
191
There are eight Main Quarters from which
198
Plin N H
204
Magic is connected with Daemonic Agency
207
The Marvellous Variety of Animal Life
218
Some Particulars as to the Geographical Distri
222
A Comparison of Man with the rest of Creation Plin N II
228
A Disquisition on Colours by the Philosopher
234
Arguments for a Scientific Method in Medicine Cels
240
A OX THE ARTS GENERALLY
245
Statuary
251
Description of the Chasing on
257
Defence of the Practice of Contamination
265
e The Power of arousing the Emotions
272
The Orators Style distinct from that of the Philo
278
k He should know whom to imitate
279
Main Heads of Treatment applicable to all Cases S Auct
284
Hints for rendering the Introduction to a Speech Auct
290
Criticism of the Oratory of Augustus
328
Criticism of Sallust by Livy
334
MISCELLANEOUS CRITICISM
337
Horace complains that the Romans showed
343
Pliny relates the flattering Reception of
349
Influence of the Popular Writer on Custom Varr
356
On some of the Peculiarities of the Language
363
Instances of Unusual Inflection in Varro
369
The Use of Rare Words in Discourse a sign
375
A Ladys Toilette
381
A Brown Study
382
Scene at the Funeral of Chrysis
388
Cic
389
Romulus and Remus
394
Directions for making a Duckpond
400
The Sword of Damocles
406
Defeat of Curio at the River Bagradas
412
Virg
429
Stat
430
Prop
442
PERIOD III 14180 A D
458
Character of Pompey
464
Medea leaves her Home
470
A Storm in the Night
476
Murder of Britannicus
494
A PERIOD I B C 24080
520
Catilines Guilt
528
Cicero bewails Hortensius
534
Laberius resents an Indignity put upon him
540
Grief in the Stillness of Night
545
A Lover repents having left his Mistress
551
Prop
552
Medeas Soliloquy
557
Liv
561
Virginius implores his FellowCitizens to pity
563
A Suasoria Cicero deliberates whether to burn
569
The Fruits of Civil War
573
Ode to Bacchus
579
A Passionate Outpouring of Grief
585
Boadicea excites her Countrymen against
591
The Affection between Fronto and his Royal
597
Fronto compliments Aurelius Verus
600
The Way about Town
607
Slaves Banter
613
Nausistrata discovers that her Husband
619
Bons Mots Personalities
625
To a Stingy Friend who had asked for the Loan
641
The Poets Apology for the late Appearance of
647
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290
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Cic
661
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Side 338 - Humani vultus : si vis me flere, dolendum est Primum ipsi tibi ; tune tua me infortunia laedent, Telephe vel Peleu : male si mandata loqueris, Aut dormitabo aut ridebo.
Side 345 - EXEGI monumentum aere perennius Regalique situ pyramidum altius, Quod non imber edax, non Aquilo impotens Possit diruere aut innumerabilis Annorum series et fuga temporum. Non omnis moriar, multaque pars mei Vitabit Libitinam. Usque ego postera Crescam laude recens, dum Capitolium Scandet cum tacita Virgine pontifex.
Side 32 - Nee vero deus ipse, qui intelligitur a nobis, alio modo intelligi potest, nisi mens soluta quaedam et libera, segregata ab omni concretione mortali, omnia sentiens et movens, ipsaque praedita motu sempiterno.
Side 432 - Ditis vacuas et inania regna: quale per incertam lunam sub luce maligna 270 est iter in silvis, ubi caelum condidit umbra luppiter et rebus nox abstulit atra colorem. Vestibulum ante ipsum primisque in faucibus Orci Luctus et ultrices posuere cubilia Curae...
Side 428 - Aether coniugis in gremium laetae descendit, et omnes magnus alit magno commixtus corpore fetus, avia. turn resonant avibus virgulta canoris, et Venerem certis repetunt armenta diebus ; parturit almus ager, Zephyrique tepentibus auris 330 laxant arva sinus ; superat tener omnibus umor...
Side 346 - Imperium patiuntur. sed haec et his similia, utcumque animadversa aut existimata erunt, haud in magno equidem 9 ponam discrimine : ad illa mihi pro se quisque acriter intendat animum, quae vita, qui mores fuerint, per quos viros quibusque artibus domi militiaeque et partum et auctum Imperium sit...
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