The Correspondence of Marcus Cornelius Fronto with Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Lucius Verus, Antoninus Pius, and Various Friends, Volume 1

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Correspondentie van de Romeinse redenaar en schrijver.

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Page 310 - CALLIMACHUS AND LYCOPHRON, trans, by AW Mair, and ARATUS, trans, by GR Mair. CLEMENT OF ALEXANDRIA. Trans, by Rev.
Page 179 - We are well. I slept somewhat late owing to my slight cold, which seems now to have subsided. So from five AM till nine I spent the time partly in reading some of Cato's Agriculture and partly in writing not quite such wretched stuff, by heavens, as yesterday. Then, after paying my respects to my father, I relieved my throat, I will not say by gargling — though the word 'gargarisso...
Page 309 - Impression.) CATULLUS. Trans, by FW Cornish ; TIBULLUS. Trans, by JP Postgate; and PERVIGILIUM VENERIS. Trans, by JW Mackail.
Page 104 - Meministi autem tu plurimas lectiones, quibus usque adhuc versatus es, comoedias, atellanas, oratores veteres ; quorum aut pauci aut praeter Catonem et Gracchum nemo tubam inflat; omnes autem mugiunt vel stridunt potius. Quid igitur Ennius egit, quem legist!
Page 181 - ... ate? A wee bit of bread, though I saw others devouring beans, onions, and herrings full of roe. We then worked hard at grape-gathering, and had a good sweat, and were merry and, as the poet says, "still left some clusters hanging high as gleanings of the vintage.
Page 310 - PROCOPIUS : HISTORY OF THE WARS. Trans, by HB Dewing. 7 Vols. Vols. I to III. QUINTUS SMYRNAEUS. Trans, by AS Way. SOPHOCLES. Trans, by F. Storr. 2 Vols. (Vol. I yd Impression.
Page 181 - And what do you think my Gratia is doing?" Then I: "And what do you think our little sparrow, the wee Gratia, is doing?" Whilst we were chattering in this way and disputing which of us two loved the one or other of you two the better, the gong sounded, an intimation that my father had gone to his bath. So we had supper after we had bathed in the oil-press room; I do not mean bathed in the oil-press room, but when we had bathed, had supper there, and we enjoyed hearing the yokels chaffing one another....
Page 172 - Flamen, sume samentum.' rogavi aliquem ex popularibus, quid illud verbum esset. ait lingua Hernica pelliculam de hostia, quam in apicem suum flamen cum in urbem introeat inponit.
Page 116 - Hout): quae sint aures hominum hoc tempore, quanta in spectandis orationibus elegantia, ex Aufidio nostro scire poteris: quantos in oratione mea clamores concitarit, quantoque concentu laudantium sit exceptum 'omnis tune imago patriciis pingebatur insignibus'.
Page 234 - Post illa quae<cumque> ad instruendam / provinciam adtinerent, quo facilius a me tanta negotia per amicorum copias obirentur, sedulo praeparavi. Propinquos et amicos meos, quorum fidem et integritatem cognoveram, domo accivi.

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