The Correspondence of M. Tullius Cicero: Arranged According to Its Chronological Order, Volume 2

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Hodges, Foster, & Figgis, 1906 - Latin letters
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Page 246 - V2): pellitur e medio sapientia, vi geritur res; spernitur orator bonus, horridus miles amatur.
Page xlvi - ... And the heart of Patroklos urged him against Hector, for he was eager to smite him, but his swift steeds bore Hector forth and away. And even as beneath a tempest the whole black earth is oppressed, on an autumn day, when Zeus pours forth rain most vehemently, being in wrath and anger against men, who judge crooked judgments forcefully in the assembly, and drive justice out, and reck not of the vengeance of the gods...
Page 68 - Nam tu quidem, etsi es natura •noXiTiKOS, tamen nullam habes propriam servitutem, communi frueris nomine 1 ; ego vero, qui, si loquor de re publica, quod oportet, insanus, si, quod opus est, servus existimor, si taceo, oppressus et captus, quo dolore esse debeo?
Page 246 - The good old rule Sufficeth them, the simple plan, That they should take who have the power, And they should keep who can.
Page lxxiv - ... ex eo quaererem quid opus esset, Atticum se dixit quaerere. superbiam autem ipsius reginae, cum esset trans Tiberim in hortis, commemorare sine magno dolore non possum. nihil igitur cum istis; nec tam animum me quam vix stomachum habere arbitrantur.
Page 125 - The criticism of Quintus, with which Cicero expresses his accord, was that Lucretius had not only much of the genius of Ennius and Attius, but also much of the art of the poets of the new school, among them even Catullus, who are fashioning themselves on the model of the Alexandrine poets, especially of Callimachus and of Euphorion of Chalcis.

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