Florilegium Latinum; Victorian Poets

Florilegium Latinum; Victorian Poets

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...frustra qualis agri gratia sit, mones. vanos pocula dant iocos; vanas tempora dant tristia lacrimas; seu tu, sive ego flevero, nil o Grosphe valet lacrima, nil iocus; huic risus datur, huic dolor, at quotquot vegeto lumine vescimur, ceu magno levis in mari nunc nunc unda tumet, nunc abiit, sumus. Yet wine and laughter, friends! and set The lamps alight, and call For golden music, and forget The darkness of the pall. O worms and maggots of to-day Without their hope of wings I Tho' some have gleams, or so they say, Of more than mortal things. And idle gleams will come and go, But still the clouds remain; And night and Shadow rule below When only Day should reign. Tennyson. XCIX Athwart the sky a lowly sigh From west to east the sweet wind carried, The sun stood still on Primrose Hill, His light in all the city tarried. The clouds on viewless columns bloomed Like smouldering lilies unconsumed. Oh, sweetheart seel how shadowy Of some occult magician's rearing Or swung in space of heaven's grace Dissolving, dimly re-appearing Afloat upon ethereal tides St Paul's above the city rides. A rumour broke through the thin smoke Enwreathing abbey, tower, and palace, The parks, the squares, the thorough-fares, The million-peopled lanes and alleys. An ever-muttering prisoned storm, The heart of London beating warm. J. Davidson. at vinum date cum iocis, addat viva faces taeda sodalibus, praesto sit melos aureum, quod nigras abigat noctis imagines. vermes vivimus in diem, quis alam volucrem sors fore denegat ut sint quorum oculis iubar incertum superas obtulerit domos, fallax it iubar et redit, nubes usque polo se glomerant, humum nox umbra tegit horrida, qua lucere novus debuerat dies. E. D. S. XCIX HINC TOTAM LICET AESTIMARE ROMAM Mollia trans caelum misit...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236654552
  • 9781236654557