The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Critical works (Google eBook)

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T. Cadell and W. Davies, Strand, 1811
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Page 76 - That which is now a horse, even with a thought The rack dislimns, and makes it indistinct As water is in water.
Page 29 - Inceptis gravibus plerumque et magna professis purpureus, late qui splendeat, unus et alter 15 assuitur pannus, cum lucus et ara Dianae et properantis aquae per amoenos ambitus agros, aut flumen Rhenum aut pluvius describitur arcus. sed nunc non erat his locus. et fortasse cupressum scis simulare.
Page 42 - Incident, nee quarta loqui persona laboret. .Actoris partes chorus officiumque virile Defendat," neu quid medios intercinat actus, Q,uod non proposito conducat et haereat apte...
Page 39 - Semper ad eventum festinat et in medias res Non secus ac notas auditorem rapit, et quae Desperat tractata nitescere posse relinquit ; 150 Atque ita mentitur, sic veris falsa remiscet, Primo ne medium, medio ne discrepet imum.
Page 37 - Si quid inexpertum scenae committis et audes Personam formare novam, servetur ad imum Qualis ab incepto processerit, et sibi constet.
Page 38 - Priami cantabo et nobile bellum. ' quid dignum tanto feret hic promissor hiatu ? parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. quanto rectius hic qui nil molitur inepte : 140 ' die mihi, Musa, virum, captae post tempora Troiae qui mores hominum multorum vidit et urbes.
Page 18 - Horace still charms with graceful negligence, And without method talks us into sense; Will, like a friend, familiarly convey The truest notions in the easiest way. He, who supreme in judgment, as in wit, Might boldly censure, as he boldly writ, Yet judg'd with coolness, tho' he sung with fire; His precepts teach but what his works inspire.
Page 293 - Dicitur Afrani toga convenisse Menandro ; Plautus ad exemplar Siculi properare Epicharmi ; Vincere Caecilius gravitate, Terentius arte. Hos ediscit, et hos arto stipata theatro Spectat Roma potens ; habet hos numeratque poetas Ad nostrum tempus, Livi scriptoris ab aevo.
Page 302 - Cum sociis operum, pueris et conjuge fida, Tellurem porco, Silvanum lacte piabant, Floribus et vino Genium memorem brevis aevi. Fescennina per hunc inventa licentia morem 145 Versibus alternis opprobria rustica fudit...
Page 56 - Tyrtaeusque mares animos in Martia bella versibus exacuit : dictae per carmina sortes, et vitae monstrata via est, et gratia regum Pieriis...

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