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Tacitus and Bracciolini. The Annals Forged in the XVth Century
John Wilson Ross
Korlátozott előnézet - 2019
according alliteration ancient Annals believe Bracciolini called Cardinal cause CHAPTER character Claudius close commencement composition considered continued copy death Emperor England errors existence expression fact fifteenth century Florence forged forgery four further Germany give given hand Hist historian History instance Italy kind King knowledge known language Latin learned letters literary lived Livy London look manner matter meaning mind nature Nero never Niccoli observe original passage passed period persons phrase possessed present princes quam reader reason reference reign remarkable respect Roman Rome says seems seen sentence six books speaking style supposed Tacitus things thought Tiberius turn wanted whole writing written wrote
183. oldal - Say, for you saw us, ye immortal lights, How oft unwearied have we spent the nights, Till the Ledaean stars, so famed for love, Wonder'd at us from above! We spent them not in toys, in lusts, or wine ; But search of deep Philosophy, Wit, Eloquence, and Poetry, Arts which I loved, for they, my friend, were thine.
140. oldal - Full little knowest thou, that hast not tried, What hell it is, in suing long to bide : To lose good days that might be better spent ; To waste long nights in pensive discontent ; To speed to-day, to be put back to-morrow ; To feed on hope, to pine with fear and sorrow ; To have thy prince's grace, yet want her peers...
358. oldal - Ant. Moreover, he hath left you all his walks, His private arbours, and new-planted orchards, On this side Tiber; he hath left them you, And to your heirs for ever; common pleasures, To walk abroad, and recreate yourselves. Here was a Caesar; when comes such another? First Cit. Never, never! Come, away, away! We'll burn his body in the holy place, And with the brands fire the traitors
9. oldal - And Moses and Aaron gathered the congregation together before the rock, and he said unto them, Hear now ye rebels : must we fetch you water out of this rock...
30. oldal - Give you a reason on compulsion ! if reasons were as plenty as blackberries, I would give no man a reason upon compulsion, I. P.
14. oldal - ... et pereuntibus addita ludibria, ut ferarum tergis contecti laniatu canum interirent aut crucibus adfixi [aut flammandi atque], ubi defecisset dies, in usu[m] nocturni luminis urerentur.
29. oldal - Rights, the Declaration of Rights, or any other well known English law, on which the constitution of the country is primarily founded. In a work given out as written by Tacitus we are told that the Twelve Tables first fixed interest for usury at an "uncia...
243. oldal - Delectatus sum, mehercule, varietate rerum et elegantia versuum: simulque admiratus sum res adeo impudicas, adeo ineptas tam venuste, tam composite a te dici, atque ita multa exprimi turpiuscula, ut non enarrari, sed agi videantur: neque ficta a te jocandi causa, ut existimo, sed acta aestimari possunt.
236. oldal - O GOD, whose thunder shakes the sky, Whose eye this atom globe surveys ! To thee, my only rock, I fly ; Thy mercy, in thy justice, praise.
92. oldal - I. 36);— here we have a meaning of the word "exauctorare" very different from its sense of "a final discharge," in which it is understood by Tacitus towards the opening of his History, when he is describing the distracted state of Rome, and continues: "during such a crisis tribunes were finally discharged, Antonius Taurus and Antonius Naso, from the body guard; Aemilius Pacensis from the troops garrisoned at Rome, and Julius Pronto from the watch": " exauctorati per cos dies tribuni, e praetorio...