D. Junii Juvenalis et A. Persii Flacci satiræ expurgatæ. Adduntur Juvenali annotatiunculæ L. Pratei et J. Juventii. Subjicitur Persio versio Brewsteri

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Page 382 - But did not Chance at length her error mend? Did no subverted empire mark his end? Did rival monarchs give the fatal wound ? Or hostile millions press him to the ground? His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand; He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.
Page 380 - Yet hope not life from grief or danger free, Nor think the doom of man revers'd for thee...
Page 380 - Ray, And pour on misty Doubt resistless Day ; Should no false Kindness lure to loose Delight, Nor Praise relax, nor Difficulty fright ; Should tempting...
Page 374 - With well-feign'd gratitude the pension'd band Refund the plunder of the beggar'd land. See ! while he builds, the gaudy...
Page 372 - No gainful trade their industry can 'scape, They sing, they dance, clean shoes, or cure a clap. All sciences a fasting Monsieur knows, And bid him go to hell, to hell he goes.
Page 385 - The teeming mother, anxious for her race, Begs for each birth the fortune of a face ; Yet Vane could tell what ills from beauty spring ; And Sedley curs'd the form that pleas'da king.
Page 372 - Sense, freedom, piety, refin'd away, Of France the mimic, and of Spain the prey. All that at home no more can beg or steal, Or like a gibbet...
Page 376 - O'erspread with snares the clouded maze of fate, Where wav'ring man, betray'd by vent'rous pride, To tread the dreary paths without a guide, As treach'rous phantoms in the mist delude, Shuns fancied ills, or chases airy good; How rarely reason guides the stubborn choice.
Page 377 - And scarce a sycophant was fed by pride; Where ne'er was known the form of mock debate, Or seen a new-made mayor's unwieldy state...
Page 379 - Now drops at once the pride of awful state, The golden canopy, the glitt'ring plate,. The regal palace, the luxurious board, The liv'ried army, and the menial lord.

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