Terminalia Or Notes on the Subjects of the Litterae Humaniores and Modernation Schools, Issues 1-2

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Francis Macpherson., 1851

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Page 43 - And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.
Page 68 - Peace, brother : be not over exquisite To cast the fashion of uncertain evils : For grant they be so ; while they rest unknown, What need a man forestall his date of grief, And run to meet what he would most avoid ? Or, if they be but false alarms of fear, How bitter is such self-delusion...
Page 5 - Sic melius quam ut sit, in qua propter frigoris rigorem nulla res tractari, agi, potest.
Page 36 - Lex horrendi carminis erat; Duumviri perduellionem judicent. Si a Duumviris provocarit, provocatione certato ; si vincent, caput obnubito : infelici arbori reste suspendito. Verberato vel intra pomœrium, vel extra pomœrium. Ķac lege Duumviri creati ; qui se absolvere non rebantur ea lege ne innoxium quidem posse, quum condemnassent, tum alter ex his, P. Horati, tibi perduellionem judico, inquit, I lictor, colliga manus. Accesserat lictor, injiciebatque laqueum. tum Horatius, auctore Tullo, clemente...
Page 5 - Non aliter quam is retro sublapsus refertur qui navigium agit atque ilium in przeceps prono rapit alveus amni;" an explanation which, even although it had not been, almost totidem verbis, Virgil's own, would have been established beyond the possibility of doubt by the nearly parallel passage of Lucretius, iv. 422.

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