The Satires of Persius and Juvenal

The Satires of Persius and Juvenal

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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. 1845 edition. Excerpt: Alluding to the hooks with which criminals were dragged from the place of execution to the Tiber, and of which by far too many instances occurred under Claudius, he observed that he was 'hooked to heaven, ' Klmfilav aiyxirvgqv is #31 oi/enmiw o'av1n;cents vou' Dio. J.B.RI. PRA. lt. GI F. 623. Manure and the like verbs are followed by an accusative or ablative case inditferently; in many instances the latter may be owing to transcribers using the phrase which was more familiar to their own ears; see xv, 136. R. Iacrumas marmora mommt; Ov. M. vi, 312. HS. The objection to the Haec poscit ferrum atque ignes, haec potio torquet: 6'25 Haec lacerat mixtos equitum cum sanguine Patres. Tanti partus equaal quanti una venefica constat? Oderunt natos de pellice; nemo repugnet, Nemo vetet: jam jam privignum occidere fas est. Vos ego, pupilli, moneo, quibus amplior est res, 630 Custodite animas et nulli credite mensaa. Livida materno fervent adipata veneno. Mordeat ante aliquis, quidquid porrexerit illa, Quse peperit: timidus praegustet pocula pappas. Fingimus haac, altum Satira sumente cothurnum 635 Scilicet, et finem egressi legemque priorum other reading (longa saliva) from the number of 5, u.uu-fluura is not decisive: s. iii, 66; vii, 28, &c. In English we either insert or omit the preposition wr'rH after many of these verbs: " A violet dropping dew;" Byron, Hebr. Mel. Livy xxii, 1, q; id. i, 59, a; Milton's Com. in note on 297. 624. 'This potion of Ca=sonia excites a frantic call for fire and sword and tortures.' BRI. LUB. Suet. iv, 23. R. 625. The ' promiscuous' cruelties of Caligula are recorded, Suet. iv, 26-28; 30; lacerat may either refer to the particular instance in 28; PRAshow more

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  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • United States
  • English
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