The Works of Horace: Translated Literally Into English Prose (Google eBook)

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Harper & Brothers, 1855 - 325 pages
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Page 333 - A Dictionary of Science, Literature, and Art : Comprising the History, Description, and Scientific Principles of every Branch of Human Knowledge ; with the Derivation and Definition of all the Terms in General Use. Edited by WT BRANDE, FRSL and E.
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Page 337 - First Book in Greek. Containing a full View of the Forms of Words, with Vocabularies and copious Exercises, on the Method of constant Imitation and Repetition.
Page 146 - Ye, that do not wish well to the proceedings of adulterers, it is worth your while to hear how they are hampered on all sides ; and that their pleasure, which happens to them but seldom, is interrupted with a great deal of pain, and often in the midst of very great dangers. One has thrown himself headlong from the top of a house : another has been whipped al)ent.
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Page 308 - It is difficult to write with propriety on subjects to which all writers have a common claim; and you with more prudence will reduce the Iliad into acts, than if you first introduce arguments unknown and never treated of before. A public story will become your own property, if you do not dwell upon the whole circle of events, which is paltry and open to every one; nor must you be so faithful a translator, as to take the pains of rendering [the original] word for word; nor by imitating throw yourself...
Page 5 - Virgil ; my prayer is, that thou mayest land19 him safe on the Athenian shore, and preserve the half of my soul. Surely oak20 and threefold brass surrounded his heart, who first trusted a frail vessel to the merciless ocean...

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