Gymnasium, Sive Symbola Critica

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Simpkin, Marshall, and Company, 1836 - Latin language - 454 pages
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Page 250 - ... est genus hominum qui esse primos se omnium rerum volunt nec sunt: hos consector; hisce ego non paro me ut rideant, sed eis ultro adrideo et eorum ingenia admiror simul. quidquid dicunt laudo; id rursum si negant, laudo id quoque; negat quis: nego; ait: aio; postremo imperavi egomet mihi omnia adsentari. is quaestus nunc est multo uberrimus.
Page 311 - Tis like the murmuring of a stream, which not varying in the fall, causes at first attention, at last drowsiness. Variety of cadences is the best rule; the greatest help to the actors, and refreshment to the audience.
Page 376 - Tu porro ne pios quidem, sed piissimos quaeris et, quod verbum omnino nullum in lingua Latina est, id propter tuam divinam pietatem novum inducis. [44] 'Nec Plancum prodere participem consiliorum.
Page 92 - In suppliciis deorum magnifici, domi parci, in amicos fideles erant. Duabus his artibus, audacia in bello, ubi pax evenerat aequitate, seque remque publicam curabant.
Page 367 - Accordingly this was done, and, upon a sign given, the curtain drawn ; and the elephant raising his trunk over the head of Fabricius, made a horrid and frightful noise. Fabricius turned about without being in the least discomposed, and said to Pyrrhus smiling, " Neither 'your gold yesterday, nor your beast to-day, has made any impression upon me.
Page 365 - Italy, took an opportunity, when he saw him at leisure, to draw him into the following conversation: "The Romans have the reputation of being excellent soldiers, and have the command of many warlike nations. If it please heaven that we conquer them, what use, sir, shall we make of our victory? " " Cineas," replied the King, "your question answers itself.
Page 251 - Facinus denotes a bold or daring action, and unless it be joined with a favourable epithet, or the action be previously described as commendable, the term is always to be understood in a vituperative sense.
Page 148 - Tabellarius,) who was made acquainted with the person for whom it was intended. The letter was tied round with a string, the knot of which was sealed. The seal was, generally, a head of the letter-writer, or of some of his ancestors, impressed on wax or chalk. Hence the phrases for " to open a letter," are " vinculum solvere," " incidere linum,"
Page 206 - Octaviae iniurias evulgaret, sed destinavisse eam Rubellium Plautum, per maternam originem pari ac Nero gradu a divo Augusto, ad res novas extollere coniugioque eius et imperio rem publicam rursus invadere.
Page 261 - Academicis quattuor libris explicata arbitramur ; sed tamen tantum abest ut scribi contra nos nolimus, ut id etiam maxime optemus ; in ipsa enim Graecia philosophia tanto in honore numquam fuisset, nisi doctissimorum contentionibus dissensionibusque viguisset.

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