Selections from Latin poets: with brief notes

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Harvard University, 1897 - Latin poetry - 78 pages
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Page 17 - Those that bear a noble mind, Where they want of riches find, Think what with them they would do That without them dare to woo ; And unless that mind I see, What care I how great she be ? Great, or good, or kind, or fair, I will ne'er the more despair: If she love me, this believe, I will die ere she shall grieve : If she slight me when I woo, I can scorn and let her go ; For if she be not for me, What care I for whom she be ? George Wither.
Page 18 - Marsus aper plagas. me doctarum hederae praemia frontium dis miscent superis, me gelidum nemus nympharumque leves cum Satyris chori secernunt populo, si neque tibias Euterpe cohibet nee Polyhymnia Lesboum refugit tendere barbiton.
Page 15 - tis not hereafter; Present mirth hath present laughter; What's to come is still unsure: In delay there lies no plenty; Then come kiss me, sweet and twenty, Youth's a stuff will not endure. 202 Sir And. A mellifluous voice, as I am true knight. Sir To. A contagious breath. Sir And. Very sweet and contagious, i
Page 3 - VIVAMVS, mea Lesbia, atque amemus, rumoresque senum severiorum omnes unius aestimemus assis. soles occidere et redire possunt : nobis cum semel occidit brevis lux, ? nox est perpetua una dormienda.
Page 2 - Peer of Gods he seemeth to me, the blissful Man who sits and gazes at thee before him, Close beside thee sits, and in silence hears thee Silverly speaking, Laughing love's low laughter. Oh this, this only Stirs the troubled heart in my breast to tremble! For should I but see thee a little moment, Straight is my voice hushed...
Page 8 - Bithynos liquisse campos et videre te in tuto ! o quid solutis est beatius curis ? cum mens onus reponit, ac peregrino labore fessi venimus larem ad nostrum desideratoque acquiescimus lecto. hoc est, quod unum est pro laboribus tantis.
Page 11 - Scribens versiculos uterque nostrum 5 ludebat numero modo hoc modo illoc, reddens mutua per iocum atque vinum. Atque illinc abii tuo lepore incensus, Licini, facetiisque, ut nec me miserum cibus iuvaret, 10 nec somnus tegeret quiete ocellos, sed toto indomitus furore lecto versarer cupiens videre lucem, ut tecum loquerer, simulque ut essem. At defessa labore membra postquam 15 semimortua lectulo iacebant, hoc, iucunde, tibi poema feci, ex quo perspiceres meum dolorem.
Page 13 - Chommoda dicebat, si quando commoda vellet Dicere, et insidias Arrius hinsidias ; . Et tum mirifice sperabat se esse locutum Cum quantum poterat dixerat hinsidias.
Page 12 - Ule mi par esse deo videtur, ille, si fas est, superare divos, qui sedens adversus identidem te spectat et audit dulce ridentem, misero quod omnis eripit sensus mihi: nam simul te, Lesbia, aspexi, nihil est super mi , lingua sed torpet, tenuis sub artus flamma demanat, sonitu suopte 10 tintinant aures, gemina teguntur lumina nocte.
Page 6 - CENABIS bene, mi Fabulle, apud me paucis, si tibi di favent, diebus, si tecum attuleris bonam atque magnam cenam, non sine Candida puella et vino et sale et omnibus cachinnis.

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