Selections from the First Five Books: Together with the Twenty-first and Twenty-second Book Entire (Google eBook)

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D. Appleton, 1848 - 329 pages
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Page 241 - Then up sprang Appius Claudius: " Stop him ; alive or dead! Ten thousand pounds of copper to the man who brings his head." He looked upon his clients, but none would work his will. He looked upon his lictors, but they trembled and stood still. And, as Virginius through the press his way in silence cleft, Ever the mighty multitude fell back to right and left. And he hath passed in safety unto his woful home, And there ta'en horse to tell the camp what deeds are done in Rome.
Page 64 - Data venia seducit filiam ac nutricem prope Cloacinae ad tabernas quibus nunc novis est nomen atque ibi ab lanio cultro arrepto, " Hoc te uno quo possum" ait "modo, filia, in libertatem vindico." Pectus deinde puellae transfigit respectansque ad tribunal "Te" inquit, "Appi, tuumque caput sanguine hoc consecro.
Page 26 - Publi Horati, tibi perduellionem iudico, inquit. lictor, conliga manus. accesserat lictor iniciebatque laqueum. tum Horatius auctore Tullo, clemente legis interprete, provoco, inquit.
Page 145 - Postremo Decembri iam mense ad aedem Saturni Romae immolatum est, lectisterniumque imperatum ([et] 20 eum lectum senatores straverunt) et convivium publicum, ac per urbem Saturnalia diem ac noctem clamata, populusque eum diem festum habere ac servare in perpetuum iussus.
Page 24 - Romanum sic ferito ut ego hunc porcum hic hodie feriam; tantoque magis ferito quanto magis potes pollesque». Id ubi dixit porcum saxo silice percussit. Sua item carmina Albani suumque ius iurandum per suum dictatorem suosque sacerdotes peregerunt.
Page 148 - ... enim inde votis aut imploratione deum, sed vi ac virtute evadendum esse; per medias acies ferro viam fieri et, quo timoris minus sit, eo minus ferme periculi esse.
Page 309 - Capitol may well have trembled in every limb on that day, and have drooped her wings, as if forever; but Hannibal came not ; and if panic had for one moment unnerved the iron courage of the Roman aristocracy, on the next their inborn spirit revived ; and their resolute will, striving beyond its present power, created, as is the law of our nature, the power which it required.
Page 40 - Sed date dexteras fidemque, haud impune adultero fore ; Sex. est Tarquinius, qui hostis pro hospite, priore nocte vi, armatus, mihi sibique, si vos viri estis, pestiferum hinc abstulit gaudium.
Page ii - NEW YORK: D. APPLETON & COMPANY, 200 BROADWAY. MDCCCXLH. V ENTERED, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1842, BY D. APPLETON & COMPANY, in the Clerk's Office of the District Conrt of the United States, for the Southern District of New York.
Page 147 - Via tantum interest perangusta, velut ad id ipsum de industria relicto spatio; deinde paulo latior patescit campus; inde colles adsurgunt.

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