Roman Literature in Relation to Roman Art

Macmillan and Company, 1888 - 315 sider

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Side 177 - She was a Phantom of delight When first she gleamed upon my sight; A lovely Apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament; Her eyes as stars of Twilight fair; Like Twilight's, too, her dusky hair; But all things else about her drawn From May-time and the cheerful Dawn; A dancing Shape, an Image gay, To haunt, to startle, and way-lay.
Side 176 - From her unhasty beast she did alight ; And on the grass her dainty limbs did lay In secret shadow, far from all men's sight From her fair head her fillet she undight, And laid her stole aside ; her...
Side 7 - Sed ego sic statuo, nihil esse in ullo genere tarn pulchrum, quo non pulchrius id sit unde illud ut ex ore aliquo quasi imago exprimatur; quod neque oculis neque auribus neque ullo sensu percipi potest, cogitatione tantum et mente complectimur.
Side 81 - Euandri profugae concubuere boves. fictilibus crevere deis haec aurea templa, nec fuit opprobrio facta sine arte casa ; Tarpeiusque pater nuda de rupe tonabat, et Tiberis nostris advena bubus erat. qua gradibus domus ista Remi se sustulit, olim unus erat fratrum maxima regna focus.
Side 176 - And layd her stole aside : her angels face, As the great eye of Heaven, shyned bright, And made a sunshine in the shady place ; Did never mortal! eye behold such heavenly grace.
Side 91 - En Priamus ! Sunt hic etiam sua praemia laudi ; sunt lacrimae rerum et mentem mortalia tangunt. Solve metus ; feret haec aliquam tibi fama salutem.
Side 23 - Praecipue cum se numeris commendat et arte : Discit enim citius meminitque libentius illud Quod quis deridet, quam quod probat et veneratur.
Side 146 - Upon the whole, it seems to me, that the object and intention of all the Arts is to supply the natural imperfection of things, and often to gratify the mind by realising and embodying what never existed but in the imagination.
Side 27 - Hic vir, hic est, tibi quem promitti saepius audis, 'Augustus Caesar, Divi genus, aurea condet 'Saecula qui rursus Latio, regnata per arva

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