The classical student's translation of Horace; or, The works of Quintus Horatius Flaccus, tr. for classical students by H.P. Haughton

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Page 13 - Famula, ae. f. (famulus, a servant ;) a maid; a female servant or slave. Fas, n. ind. (for,) right; (by the laws of religion or of God :) a lawful thing. Fascis, is, m. a bundle; a fagot : fasces, pi. bundles of birchen rods, carried before the Roman magistrates, with an axe bound up in the middle of them. Fatalis, e, adj. (fatum,) fatal; ordained by fate. Fateor, fateri, fassus sum, tr.
Page 4 - Obstrictis alliis, praster lapyga." "May the brothers of Helen, bright stars, and the Father of the winds, guide you ; and may you only feel the breath of the zephyr." I engraved this line of Virgil upon the bark of a gum-tree, under the shade of which Paul sometimes seated himself, in order to contemplate the agitated sea: — " Fortunatus et ille deos qui...
Page iv - The elements of Geometry and Mensuration, in a convenient form, for schools, and in parts graduated to suit the different stages of instruction.
Page 82 - FRAN. sive potentate). To-morrow a tempest sent from the east shall strew the grove with many leaves, and the shore with useless sea-weed, unless that old prophetess of rain, the raven, deceives me Pile up the dry wood, while you may ; tomorrow you shall indulge your genius with wine, and with a pig of two months old, with your slaves dismissed from their labors. ODE XVm.
Page 181 - ... had considered my dress, and the slaves who attended me in so populous a city, he would have concluded that those expenses were supplied to me out of some hereditary estate. He himself, of all others the most faithful guardian, was constantly about every one of my preceptors. Why should I multiply words ? ' He preserved me chaste (which is the first honor of virtue) not only from every actual guilt, but likewise from [every] foul imputation, nor was he afraid lest any should turn it to his reproach,...
Page vi - Haughton offers to guarantec that any youth possessing the preparedness mentioned in the system, of common intelligence, and who is willing to apply, shall be qualified by it for passing the previous public examination of the University of Oxford, within the space of one year; and the subsequent aud ordinary examination.
Page 124 - ... out of a well-seasoned cask, prepares the unbought collation ; not the Lucrine oysters could delight me more, or the turbot, or the scar, should the tempestuous winter drive any from the eastern floods to this sea ; not the turkey, nor the Asiatic wild fowl, can come into my stomach more agreeable, than the olive gathered from the richest branches of the trees, or the sorrel, that loves the meadows, or mallows, salubrious for a sickly body, or a lamb slain at the feast of the Gorft Terminus,...
Page 81 - Apulian ploughs, needy amidst great riches; a river of pure water and a wood of a few acres and...
Page 8 - ... all the evidence we have except for inferences drawn from Horace's poems. Let us see what he does say about Tibur. In his ode to his friend Plancus (Odes I, vn), Horace praises Tibur: "As for me, not hardy Lacedaemon, nor the rich fields of Larisa have impressed me so forcibly as the echoing house of Albunea, and the headlong Anio, and the grove of Tiburnus and the orchards watered by the running rills.
Page 29 - ... will now deny that it is probable for precipitate rivers to flow back again to the high mountains, and for Tiber to change his course, since you are about to exchange the noble works of Panaetius, collected from all parts, together with the whole Socratic family,36 for Iberian armour, after you had promised better things ? ODE XXX. • TO VENUS. O VENUS, queen of Gnidos 37 and Paphos, neglect your favourite Cyprus, and transport yourself into the beautiful temple of Glycera, who is invoking you...

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