Germania, Agricola, and First Book of the Annals; Lat. with Notes and B Tticher's Remarks on the Style of Tacitus Ed. by W. Smith

Germania, Agricola, and First Book of the Annals; Lat. with Notes and B Tticher's Remarks on the Style of Tacitus Ed. by W. Smith

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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. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...i. 4.28). Ab is used in the same sense by Livy (xxii. 40). Ab hoc sermone prqfectum. 9 Saepius.--Supply quam frigida (sc. aqua). Plurimum.--" The greatest part of the year." In almost every circumstance mentioned in this chapter, the habits of the Romans were opposed to those of the GermansThey used to rise before daylight; to play at ball or take exercise of some kind before they washed or bathed; at dinner to use scats which were joined together, so that three reclined at the same table; by the laws of the XII. Tables they were forbidden to appear in arms in the city; to drink in the day-time was esteemed disgraceful; and, lastly, mutual diffidence and distrust prevailed at their banquets. Paiow. 5 Diem..probrum.--See Annal, xi. 16. Continuare is to make continuous. "To keep drinking day and night without intermission is disgraceful to no one." e Vinolentos.--This word is applied to those who have indulged in other drink than wine, such as beer, which the Germans used. Ann. xi. 16. 7 Sed et de reconciliandis in vicem inimicis..pterumque in conviviis consultant.--Herodotus (i. 133. ii. 72) relates the same of the Persians. Homer ( . t. 225) and Plutarch (Sympos. vii. 9) of the Greeks. 8 In vicem.--" Mutually." 'Tamquam..incalescat.--Fomitem esse quendam et ignitabulum ingenii virtutisque, si mens et corpus hominis vino flagret (Plato ap. Macrob. Sat. ii. 8). See Hor. Od. i. 21.M1.12. Ovid. Met. ii. 87. 10 Simplices.--" Sincere, ingenuous, undisguised." Simplex is opposed to obs'curns (Cic.de Off. iii. 13), and duplex ( . Od. i. 6. 7). For the derivation, see note 5 to . xxiii. 11 Astutus.--From aarv. 13 Callidus (from calleo, like avidus from aveo, turgidus...show more

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  • 9781236624802