The correspondence of M. Tullius Cicero: arranged according to its chronological order; with a revision of the text, a commentary, and introductory essays on the life of Cicero and the style of his letters, Volume 6

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Hodges, Foster, & Figgis, 1899 - Authors, Latin
 

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Page xciv - Would he were fatter ; but I fear him not : Yet if my name were liable to fear, I do not know the man I should avoid So soon as that spare Cassius. He reads much ; He is a great observer, and he looks Quite through the deeds of men : he loves no plays, As thou dost, Antony ; he hears no music...
Page l - The stale of horses, and the gilded puddle Which beasts would cough at : thy palate then did deign The roughest berry on the rudest hedge ; Yea, like the stag, when snow the pasture sheets, The barks of trees thou browsed'st ; on the Alps It is reported thou didst eat strange flesh, Which some did die to look on...
Page 350 - HOBART.— THE MEDICAL LANGUAGE OF ST. LUKE: a Proof from Internal Evidence that St. Luke's Gospel and the Acts were written by the same person, and that the writer was a Medical Man.
Page xciv - O, you and I have heard our fathers say There was a Brutus once that would have brook'd The eternal devil to keep his state in Rome As easily as a king.
Page 259 - Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities.
Page 291 - Equidem memoria teneo, pueris nobis primum Latine docere coepisse Plotium quendam. Ad quern cum fieret concursus, quod * studiosissimus quisque apud eum exerceretur, dolebam mihi idem non licere. ^ Continebar autem doctissimorum hominum auctoritate, qui existimabant Graecis exercitationibus ali melius ingenia posse.
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Page lxxvii - Octaviaa and Antony. We have seen that, along with Octavian, these two were especial favourites of Caesar. Shakespeare represents Decimus (or Decius as he calls him) as being the first to suggest that Caesar be not the only victim — Dec. Shall no man else be touched but only Caesar ? Cass. Decius, well urged : I think it is not meet Mark Antony, so well beloved of Caesar, Should outlive Caesar.
Page lxvii - ... capable, from their position, of estimating the slow and silent effects upon human happiness of the lessons which Cicero enforced. After all the severe judgments we are compelled to pass on his conduct, we must acknowledge that there remains a residue of what is amiable in his character and noble in his teaching beyond all ancient example. Cicero lived and died in faith. He has made converts to the belief in virtue, and had disciples in the wisdom of love.
Page 291 - NEPOTEM 1. locos enim hoc genus veteres nostri 'dicta' dicebant. testis idem Cicero, qui in libra epistulartim ad Cornelium Nepotem secundo sic ait: itaque nostri, cum omnia quae dixissemus 'dicta' essent, quae facete et breviter et acute locuti essemus, ea proprio nomine appellari 'dicta

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