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Page 41 - ... notum, qui pueri qualisque futura sit uxor. ut tamen et poscas aliquid voveasque sacellis exta et candiduli divina tomacula porci, 355 orandum est, ut sit mens sana in corpore sano. fortem posce animum, mortis terrore carentem, qui spatium vitae extremum inter munera ponat naturae, qui ferre queat quoscumque labores, nesciat irasci, cupiat nihil, et potiores 360 Herculis aerumnas credat saevosque labores et Venere et cenis et pluma Sardauapalli.
Page 113 - Antaeus, the son of Terra, the Earth, was a mighty giant and wrestler, whose strength was invincible so long as he remained in contact with his mother Earth.
Page 300 - At ninety they lose their teeth and hair, they have at that age no distinction of taste, but eat and drink whatever they can get, without relish or appetite. The diseases they were subject to still continue without increasing or diminishing. In talking they forget the common appellation of things, and the names of persons, even of those who are their nearest friends and relations.
Page xxix - Amydone relicta, hie Andro, ille Samo, hie Trallibus aut Alabandis, 70 Esquilias dictumque petunt a vimine collem, viscera magnarum domuum dominique futuri. ingenium velox, audacia perdita, setmo promptus et 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.
Page 85 - Where Angels tremble while they gaze, He saw ; but blasted with excess of light. Closed his eyes in endless night. Behold, where Dryden's less presumptuous car, Wide o'er the fields of glory bear Two coursers of ethereal race, With necks in thunder clothed, and long-resounding pace.
Page 281 - The soul's dark cottage, battered and decayed, Lets in new light thro' chinks that time has made: Stronger by weakness wiser men become As they draw near to their eternal home : I0 Leaving the old, both worlds at once they view That stand upon the threshold of the new.
Page 142 - He was permitted to dine, with the family; but he was expected to content himself with the plainest fare. He might fill himself with the corned beef and the carrots : but, as soon as the tarts and cheesecakes made their appearance, he quitted his seat, and stood aloof till he was summoned to return thanks for the repast, from a great part of which he had been excluded...
Page 298 - Johnson himself (The Vanity of Human Wishes) : His fate was destined to a barren strand, A -petty fortress, and a dubious hand} He left a name at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.