P. Ovidii Nasonis Metamorphoseon Libri X, Or, Ten Select Books of Ovid's Metamorphoses Volume 10

P. Ovidii Nasonis Metamorphoseon Libri X, Or, Ten Select Books of Ovid's Metamorphoses Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1790 edition. Excerpt: ...thty deftre ttfmite their breajis, being lifted tip by the moving os their arms, they hang in the air, the reproach os the graves, being 'now magpies. Noiv too their former chattering faculty ctntintiedin them, af'er they wete become birds; and a hoarfe prettling, and a prodigious love osfalking. J., P. O V I D I I NASONIS METAMORPHOSEON LIBER VI. PR BUE RAT diitis Trltonia talibus aurem s 13 Carminaque Aonidum, juilamque probavetat iram. 16 Tum fecum, laudare parum est; laudemur et ipss! 7 Numina nec sperni sine p na r.ostra sinamus. jc S Masotiiseque animmn fetis intendit Arachnes, -II Quam sibi lanificas non cedere lsuJibiis artii j5 Ajidierat. Nonillaloco, nec origine gent is j$ Clara, sed arte, fuit. Pater huic Colophoaiai Idraon 9 Phocaico bibulas tingebat murice lanas, 11 XO Occiderat mater: sed et hsec de plebe, suoqii I.ffiqua viro fuerat. Lyda.s tamei) iila perurbei j6 Quasfierat studio nomen memorabile; quamvi j6 Oi ta domo parva, parvis habitabat Hyp pis. 13 Hujus ut aspicerent opns admirabiie, saepe 10 15 Descruere fui Nymphse vin-'ta Tytnoli; 1 r Deseruere suis Nymphae Pictolides undas. 11 Nec fdct: is solum vestes spectare juvabat; I MINERV A had, ail this while, attended to these recitals; aod approved the fong of the Muses, and thcir just resentment. Then tlius refiects: ' lt is not enough, tliat we cpmmend: let us alfo be commended; nor fuster our Divinity to be insuited, with impunity. Then bends her mind on the fate of M onian Arachne, who, ihe had heard, refufed to yield to her, in the praises of the wooi-working art. She tt-a renowned, neither for her family, nor place of birth, but for her art...show more

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  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 308g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236917790
  • 9781236917799