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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Ariadne reproaches Theseus for his Perfidy
32
Moribus et Caelum patuit
34
A Prophecy
38
Immortality taught by the Druids
41
Precepts of Gastronomy
44
The mother of Euryalus laments the death of her son Virg
45
The Gods have ceased to visit the Earth as they
47
Sympathy a Divine Gift
51
Last Will and Testament of a Sucking Pig
52
Regulations to be observed by the Flamen Dialis
54
Rome is not the Place for an Honest Man to
58
A GENERAL VIEW OF THE SUBJECT
60
A Family Migration
65
An Attitude of Independent Criticism more
66
Varro
69
Value of a Knowledge of Geometry
72
The Standard of Right should be in Ones Self
78
An Analysis of the Emotions founded on
80
Justice to be practised for its own Sake
86
SS Cornelia bewails her Husbands Murder
89
Qualities which distinguish the True Patriot
92
Absyrtus urges his Men to recover Medea
95
Charity begins at Home
98
Phaethon struck by a Thunderbolt
100
Piety and the Fury
101
How far is it admissible to desire Professional
102
Seneca anticipating Neros Displeasure implores
107
Poverty more Conducive to Virtue than Riches
108
A Love Poem
113
The Duties of Rulers
114
The Morals of the Lower Classes always reflect
122
Liv
124
a Uniform
127
A Practical Career the most Healthy Life for
128
On the Drawbacks of Specialisation
134
Any Repudiation of its Engagements by the State
143
A Pilfering Glutton
149
Oh for a Quiet Life
150
e Precocity not to be encouraged
151
The Lover of Horseflesh
152
The Fickleness of the Mob
153
The Vanity of Human Wishes
154
The Miser
155
Death of Corellius
156
Death and Character of Verginius Rufus
157
An Illbred Host
158
Anecdotes of a celebrated WillHunter
159
Eruption of Vesuvius
160
Pliny consults Trajan about the Christians
161
h The Existing Universe the Result of a cer
162
Trajans Prompt Punishment of the Informers
163
Trajans Excellent Government
164
Death of Germanicus
165
The Tortures of a Guilty Conscience
166
Financial Troubles under the Empire
167
Eclipses of the Sun and Moon
168
Death of Claudius
169
Cic
170
A Philological Account of some Words con
171
Incredible Constancy of a Freedwoman under Torture
172
Death of Seneca
173
The Same
174
Assassination of Galba
175
Character of Galba
176
Vitellius gazes on the Battlefield of Bedriacum
177
Death of Vitellius
178
Character of Helvidius Priscus
179
On the Accent of Certain Words
180
Portents during the Siege of Jerusalem
181
The First Faint Traces of Chivalry in Germany
182
Plin N
183
Loyalty of Caesars Soldiers
184
Relative Measurements of the Quarters of
185
An Analysis of the Untranslatable word Ur
186
Personal Characteristics of Caligula
187
Lucr
188
189191 Death of Nero
189
Pacur
191
Assassination of Domitian
192
Apuleius quotes some of his Poetry
193
Gymnosophists of India
194
A Renowned Travelling Sophist
195
There are eight Main Quarters from which
198
Vitrur
206
Apul
207
Lucr
213
Vitrur
214
Cic
219
Plin N H
220
Plin N H
228
Lucr
233
Aul Gell
234
Plin N H
245
Quint
246
Quint
251
Mart
257
Lament of Evander over his Son
263
Defence of the Practice ofContamination
265
Cic
266
e The Power of arousing the Emotions
272
Cic
317
Comparison of the Orators Antonius and Crassus
320
Asinius Pollio first introduced the Practice
326
Stage Suet
328
The Oratory of Germanicus Caesar
332
Lucan
339
Horace complains that the Romans showed
343
Aul Gell
347
Cic
348
Pliny relates the flattering Reception of
349
Plin N II 10
354
Suet
355
Varr
356
Cic
361
Aul Gell
364
Aul Gell
370
Quint
374
Plin II
380
A Swaggering Parasite
387
Liv
393
Cic
394
The Best Oxen for Farm Work
399
A Roman Citizen scourged
405
The Bridge over the Rhine
411
Sall
417
Cic
420
Quint
421
Lucr
422
Catull 47
423
68
424
Virg
428
76
430
Lucil
436
Prop
442
Manil
449
Character of Papirius
456
121
461
Caesar and Pompey compared
462
129
467
A Battle Piece
468
An Amoebean Contest Astacus and Idas
474
145
478
PAGE
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480
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Juv
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Juv 482
482
483
483
Plin II
484
Plin II
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Plin II
486
Plin II
487
Plin II
488
Plin II
489
490
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Tac
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493
493
An Apology for Absence from the Theatre 197 The Fox and the Crow 198204 The Story of Cupid and Psyche 205 The Story of Polycrates Ring 20...
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501
509
509
Cic
520
11
525
Mancia
527
Cael
535
Lucr
541
Grief in the Stillness of Night
545
44
546
A Lover repents having left his Mistress
551
52
552
Medeas Soliloquy
557
Ovid
558
The Infant Opheltes
561
Virginius implores his FellowCitizens to pity
563
A Suasoria Cicero deliberates whether to burn
569
Vell
573
Val
583
Quint
588
111
594
Aur
600
PART IIIWIT AND HUMOUR
602
A Butler who yields to Temptation
608
Sagaristio pokes fun at the Persian
614
Lucr
616
Aul Gell
620
24
622
Index to Authors
626
35
628
Petr
635
Mart
641
A PotValiant Hero
648
Pers
651
263
652
164
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PAGE
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Suet
656
379
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269
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320
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348
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