P. Vergili Maronis Opera: Virgil with an Introduction and Notes, Volume 1

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Clarendon Press, 1892
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Page xvii - Glory and light of all the tuneful train! May it avail me, that I long with zeal Have sought thy volume, and with love immense Have conn'd it o'er. My master thou, and guide! Thou he, from whom alone I have derived That style, which for its beauty into fame Exalts me
Page 5 - grege non ausim quicquam deponere tecum: est mihi namque domi pater, est iniusta noverca;. bisque die numerant ambo pecus, alter et haedos. Verum, Id quod multo tute ipse fatebere mains, 35 insanire libet quoniam tibi, pocula ponam fagina, caelatum divini opus
Page lv - single words and phrases, his pathetic half-lines giving utterance, as the voice of Nature herself, to that pain and weariness yet hope of better things which is the experience of her children in every time.
Page xv - ignobilis oti' G. iv. 564) of the scholar and poet: ‘Mantua me genuit; Calabri rapuere; tenet nunc Parthenope; cecini pascua, rura, duces.' He is said to have acquired, from imperial and other
Page 5 - D. An mihi cantando victus non redderet ille quem mea carminibus meruisset fistula caprum? Si nescis, meus ille caper fuit; et mihi Damon ipse fatebatur; sed reddere posse negabat. M. Cantando tu ilium? aut umquam tibi fistula cera
Page 5 - circum est ansas amplexus acantho, 45 Orpheaque in medio posuit silvasque sequentes; necdum illis labra admovi, sed condita servo. Si ad vitulam spectas, nihil est quod pocula laudes. M. Numquam hodie effugies; veniam quocumque vocaris; audiat haec tantum—vel qui venit ecce
Page 10 - sibi talia Daphnis, et tumulum facite, et tumulo super addite carmen: ‘Daphnis ego in silvis, hinc usque ad sidera notus, formosi pecoris custos, formosior ipse.' Me. Tale tuum carmen nobis, divine poeta, 45 quale sopor fessis in gramine, quale per aestum
Page xix - contemnere opes, et te quoque dignum Finge deo, rebusque veni non asper egenis' (viii. 364). However this may be, we may regret that the words of the ‘chastest poet (as Bacon calls him) and royalest,
Page 19 - Audieras: et fama fuit; sed carmina tantum nostra valent, Lycida, tela inter Martia, quantum Chaonias dicunt aquila veniente columbas. Quod nisi me quacumque novas incidere lites ante sinistra cava monuisset ab
Page 6 - venti, divum referatis ad aures. M. Quid prodest quod me ipse animo non spernis, Amynta, si, dum tu sectaris apros, ego retia servo? D. Phyllida mitte mihi: meus est natalis, Iolla; cum faciam vitula pro frugibus, ipse venito.

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