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Page 86 - Teucros habet et sua castra, 260 stans celsa in puppi, clipeum cum deinde sinistra extulit ardentem. clamorem ad sidera tollunt Dardanidae e muris ; spes addita suscitat iras ; tela manu iaciunt ; quales sub nubibus atris Strymoniae dant signa grues, atque aethera tranant cum sonitu, fugiuntque Notos clamore secundo.
Page 51 - Ma si ano," the mother of such an one; ' but rather as a polite description than a name.' As a general rule property descends to the eldest son, or is divided between all ; but Duhalde mentions that among the Tartars the youngest son inherits the property, because the elder ones as they reach manhood leave the paternal tent, and take...
Page 63 - ... variae pelagi volucres et quae Asia circum dulcibus in stagnis rimantur prata Caystri...
Page 104 - ... luppiter, audi, pater patrate populi Albani, audi tu populus Albanus : ut illa palam prima postrema ex illis tabulis cerave recitata sunt sine dolo malo, utique ea hie hodie rectissime intellecta sunt, illis legibus populus Romanus prior non deficiet. Si prior defexit publico consilio dolo malo, 8 tum illo die, luppiter, populum Romanum sic ferito, ut ego hunc porcum hie hodie feriam ; tantoque magis ferito, quanto magis potes pollesque.
Page 171 - The mention of the " wraith" is not like Homer, nor does it appear on other occasions when a hero is snatched away by a god. It plays no further part in the action, nor does there seem to be the least surprise shown at the reappearance of the original Aineias in the field, 1. 514. Thus 449 — 453 are probably interpolated; the last two lines come bodily from M 435 — 6.
Page ii - The Iliad. Edited, with English Notes and Introduction, by WALTER LEAF, MA, late Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. Vol. I. Books I.— XII.
Page 51 - ... proper name.... The women never change the name given them at the time of their birth, yet frequently they are called through courtesy from their eldest child, " Ma Si Ano," the mother of such an one ; but rather as a polite description than a name.
Page 279 - below the earth and the unharvested sea." 1 But Homer says nothing about a dynasty of Gods antecedent to Cronus and under the sway of Uranus ; and, as Mr. Leaf remarks, " the whole question of these dynasties before Zeus, as they are presented in Homer, is too vague to admit of a certain solution ; when we come to Hesiod we find that Greek belief has passed into quite another stage, that of harmonizing the incoherent and inconsistent legends handed down, probably from sources differing by wide distances...
Page x - It must be confessed that, when once the strict limits of a verbal commentary are passed, it is hard to know which path to choose from the many which open into the world revealed to us by the Homeric poems.