Roman Craftsmen and Tradesmen of the Early Empire, Volume 10

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George Banta publishing Company, 1917 - Industrial arts - 101 pages
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Page 33 - And portance in my travel's history; Wherein of antres vast and deserts idle, Rough quarries, rocks, and hills whose heads touch heaven, It was my hint to speak, — such was the process: And of the Cannibals that each other eat, The Anthropophagi, and men whose heads Do grow beneath their shoulders.
Page 3 - Apollo. natura fieret laudabile carmen an arte quaesitum est: ego nec studium sine divite vena nec rude quid prosit video ingenium; alterius sic 410 altera poscit opem res et coniurat amice.
Page 47 - ... munera nunc edunt et verso pollice vulgus cum iubet, occidunt populariter; inde reversi conducunt foricas, et cur non omnia? cum sint, quales ex humili magna ad fastigia rerum extollit quotiens voluit Fortuna iocari.
Page 28 - Varro, qui priore anno praetor fuerat, loco non humili solum, sed etiam sordido ortus. Patrem lanium fuisse ferunt, ipsum institorem mercis, filioque hoc ipso in servilia eius artis ministeria usum.
Page xiii - Omne vafer vitium ridenti Flaccus amico Tangit, et admissus circum praecordia ludit, Callidus excusso populum suspendere naso.
Page 57 - Irasci nostro non debes, cerdo, libello. Ars tua, non vita est, carmine laesa meo. Innocuos permitte sales. Cur ludere nobis non liceat, licuit si iugulare tibi?
Page 2 - Aemilium circa ludum faber imus et unguis exprimet et mollis imitabitur aere capillos, infelix operis summa, quia ponere totum nesciet.
Page xi - POPULATION idea of the way in which he was employed, or earned a living. This is by no means an easy task, for these small people, as we have already seen, did not interest their educated fellow-citizens, and for this reason we hear hardly anything of them in the literature of the time. Not only a want of philanthropic feeling in their betters, but an inherited contempt for all small industry and retail dealing, has helped to hide them away from us...
Page 30 - Equum empturus solvi iubes stratum, detrahis vestimenta venalibus, ne qua vitia corporis lateant: hominem involutum aestimas? Mangones quicquid est, quod displiceat, aliquo lenocinio abscondunt, itaque ementibus ornamenta ipsa suspecta sunt : sive crus alligatum sive brachium adspiceres, ionudari iuberes et ipsum tibi corpus ostendi.
Page 92 - Cinnam, Cinname, te iubes vocari. Non est hic, rogo, Cinna, barbarismus? Tu si Furius ante dictus esses, fur ista ratione dicereris 1.

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