A. Persii Flacci Satirarum Liber

A. Persii Flacci Satirarum Liber

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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. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ... faclum est, rumpunt, ut sonum emittant.' (Jahn). 14--18 'The language of the people is your aim and object, the art that is shown in awell-construdted verse, a polished but not extravagant diction, a clever hand for rasping guilty morals and for posting up a fault with honest satire. From these sources draw yourthemes, and leave at Mycenae the feast, head, feet and all, while you confine you1self to humbler meals.' 14 Verba togae are the ' words Ore teres modico, pallentes radere mores 15 Doctus et ingenuo culpam defigere ludo. Hinc trahe quae dicas, mensasque relinque Mycenis Cum capite et pedibus, plebeiaque prandia noris.--Non equidem hoc studeo, bujlatis ut mihi nugis Pagina turgescat, dare pondus idonea fumo; 20 Secreti loquimur: tibi nunc, hortante Camena, Excutienda damus praecordia, quantaque nostrae ver. 19. pullatis Mp. Bi. Jahn, Macl.; bullatis 7. Herm. Koenig; 'bullatis multis defendi Lect. I, p. 32, quibus adde crepantes adulatienum bullas Sidon. Apoll. Epist. I. 7 (Herm.). of daily life.' Cf. togatae (fabulae) and turba togata, gens togata of the Roman citizens (Prop. Iv. 2. 56). Junctura Cf. Sat. I. 65, 92; and Hor. Ars Poet. 47, notum si callida verbum Reddiderit juuclura novum. 15 pallentes The effect for the cause. Cf. Sat. Iv.47, and nilconscire sibi, nulla pallescere culpa (Hor. Ep. I. 1. 61). radere Cf. Sat. I. 107, where the word is used in a precisely similar sense. 16 defigere to 'nail fast' like a placard to a wall, and so to ' post up' a fault (Casaub.); an explanation which I much prefer to that adopted by Jahn and Heinrich, Ut dicitur figere cervos, damas (Virg. Ecl. II. 29, Georg. I. 308) jaculari, ita defigere est prorsus eonfieere. 17 dicas The Mss are in favour of diets, but the lines which follow show that it is...show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236490622
  • 9781236490629