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J.F. Unger, 1809 - German literature
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Page 254 - Rotne c , which communicates to the emperor Titus all the secret offences committed every day in the city d . This story is in the old black-lettered history of the necromancer Virgil, in Mr.
Page 254 - Rom<z, which were the gods of the provinces conquered by the Romans. Every one of these statues held in its hand a bell, framed by magic ; and when any province was meditating a revolt, the statue or idol of that country struck his bell.
Page 254 - Master Virgil, signifying one skilful in the occult sciences. "This story is in the old black-lettered history of the Necromancer Virgil, in Mr. Garrick's collection. " Vincent of Beauvais relates many wonderful things, mirabiliter actitata, done by the poet Virgil, whom he represents as a magician. Among others, he says, that, Virgil fabricated those brazen statues at Rome, called Salvacio Rom<z, which were the gods of the provinces conquered by the Romans.
Page 308 - ... the wandring wights." The poet might likewise have read of them in Pliny's Natural History, translated by P. Holland, 1601, and in Stowe's Chronicle. Steevens. Histories (says Bernard Gilpin, in a Sermon before Edward VI,) make mention of a " people called Anthropophagi, eaters of men." Reed. Our poet has again in The Tempest mentioned " men whose heads stood in their breasts.
Page 325 - Cantilense veteres, germanica lingua, quarum » aliae laudes Imperatorum, Regum , et aliorum » illustrium virorum enarrant; aliae amatoriae et » jocosae de mulieribus, vino variisque rébus trac>> tant; aliae demum paraeneticae inorum doctrinam » inculcant. Singulis ligurai miniatas sed minus » élégantes praeliguntur. Toti operi praemittitur » index Germanicus eorum qui hsec carniina scrip
Page 609 - Sibi quidem métrico prima sedes datur. Nam descripsit metrice gesta Salvatoris, Ex hoc sibi vendicans locum dignioris.

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