Thirteen Satires

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Macmillan, 1882 - 132 pages
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Page 223 - Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small; Though with patience he stands waiting, with exactness grinds he all.
Page 223 - Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.
Page 138 - Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men. Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away.
Page 15 - quando artibus,' inquit, ' honestis nullus in urbe locus, nulla emolumenta laborum, res hodie minor est here quam fuit, atque eadem eras deteret exiguis aliquid, proponimus illuc ire, fatigatas ubi Daedalus exuit alas, 25 dum nova canities, dum prima et recta senectus, dum superest Lachesi quod torqueat, et pedibus me porto meis nullo dextram subeunte bacillo.
Page 56 - " sequitur fortunam, ut semper, et odit damnatos. idem populus, si Nurtia Tusco favisset, si oppressa foret secura senectus 75 principis, hac ipsa Seianum diceret hora Augustum. iam pridem, ex quo suffragia nulli vendimus, effudit curas ; nam qui dabat olim imperium fasces legiones omnia, nunc se continet atque duas tantum res anxius optat, 80 panem et circenses."
Page 59 - Bithyno libeat vigilare tyranno. Finem animae, quae res humanas miscuit olim, Non gladii, non saxa dabunt, nec tela, sed ille Cannarum vindex et tanti sanguinis ultor 165 Annulus. I demens et saevas curre per Alpes, Ut pueris placeas et declamatio fias!
Page 99 - Inde furor vulgo, quod numina vicinorum Odit uterque locus, quum solos credat habendos Esse Deos, quos ipse colit.
Page 221 - Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD.
Page 17 - Isaeo torrentior. ede, quid ilium esse putes? quemvis hominem secum attulit ad nos: 75 grammaticus rhetor geometres pictor aliptes augur schoenobates medicus magus, omnia novit Graeculus esuriens: in caelum, iusseris, ibit.

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