The Poetical Works of Vincent Bourne, M.A; Consisting of Originals and Translations. to Which Are Added His Letters

The Poetical Works of Vincent Bourne, M.A; Consisting of Originals and Translations. to Which Are Added His Letters

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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. 1808 edition. Excerpt: ... nautas, Pictis conantes chartis quid possit uterque. Cernere depositum est utriusque in pignora nummos, Vincenti pretium palmae: duadem alter, et alter Fatalem ostendit triadem, palmamque requirit. llle indignatur vinci, morsuque label la Compressans, horretque comis, mensaeque ferocem Impingit pugnum, damnans chartasque deosque. Improbus interea victor subridet ineptum, Et miserum illudit victum, fruiturque triumpho. Innixus cubito, juxta caput interponit Naris homo emunctae, bene qui totam subolet rem, Fortunae callctque vices, vultuque loquaci Sic tristem hortatur socium; quando, inquit, amice, Sese ita res habeat, frustra emendare querendo Fortunam speras, inimicaque fata lacessis: Ira nocet nimiique animi, namque acrius aequo Adversam fortunam urges, nimioque furore Spem luges deceptam: at tu, me judice, rebuf Nec dubiis diffide nimis, nec crede secundis. HOBSONI LEX. CoMPLURES(ita, Grauta, refers) Hobsonusalebat In stabulo longo, quos locitaret, equos; Hac lege, ut foribus staret qui proximus, ille Susciperet primas, solus et ille, vices. Authunc, aut nullum--sua pars sit cuique laboris; Aut hunc, aut nullum--sit sua cuique quies. Conditio obtinuit, nulli violanda togato; Proximus hic foribus, proximus esto viae. Optio tam prndens cur non hue usque retenta est? Tam bona cur unquam lex abolenda fuit? Hobsoni veterem normam revocare memento; Tuque iterum Hobsoni, Granta, videbis equos. EQUES ACADEMICUS. Calcari instruitur juvenis; geminove vel uno, Haud multum, aut ocreis cujus, et unde, refert', Fors forfasse suo, forfassc aliunde, flagello; Quantulacunque sui, pars tamen ipsesui. Sic rite armatus, quinis (et forte minoris) Conductum solidis scandere gestit equum. Laetus et impavidus, qua fert fortuna (volantem Cernite) quadrupedem pungit, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236485483
  • 9781236485489