Decimi Junii Juvenalis Et Auli Persii Flacci Satirae Expurgatae

Decimi Junii Juvenalis Et Auli Persii Flacci Satirae Expurgatae

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...attended through the streets at night by servants carrying flambeaus.--Aenea lampas: 'a lamp of Corinthian brass, ' very costly and usually carried before tribunes and opulent persons.--This line is thus scanned: --Multum praterfi a flam marum et a enea lampas; in flammarum, the last syllable is preserved from elision. 268. Luna: 'the light of the moon.'--Deducere: sc. domum. 269. Filum: 'the wick, ' which was usually covered with wax. 270. Contemnit: this wanton fellow holds me in the utmost contempt, as being a poor man and weaker than himself; but he is very cautious how he attacks the rich and powerful.--Cognosce prooimia: 'hear then the prelude.' 274. Fortior: 'stronger.'--Cujus aceto: 'whose sour wine have you been drinking?'--Others understand vinegar poured on the beans instead of oil. 275. Conche tumes: conchis was a bean in the shell, and thus boiled; a common food among the lower sort of people, and very filling, which is implied by tumes. 276. Vervecis labra: the lips of a wether, but here, by Synecdoche, the entire 'sheep's head.' 278. Consistas: consisto signifies to abide, to keep in one place; here it seems to allude to taking a constant stand, as beggars do, in order to beg: 'where do you take your stand as a beggar?' This idea seems countenanced by the rest of the line.--Proseuchd: this word properly signifies prayers; it means also a place of prayer, in the porch of which beggars used to stand and ask alms; and hence it signifies any place where a pauper begged. 880. Vadimonia...faciunt: then enraged, as if you had given the first blow, they compel you to give bail for your appearance at trial;--they bind you over for an assault. 281. jVec lumen: Umbricius now gives other reasons for his quitting Rome. 286. Catenate... taberna:
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