What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
abolla allusion ancient appears Augustus beautiful blood boast breast Britannicus Caligula calls Catullus Cicero Claudius Codrus commentators crimes Crispinus Dacian war death divine Domitian dreadful Dryden e'en emperor Ennius eyes fancy fate father favour favourite fear fire fortune frequently Galba give Greek heaven Herodotus Holyday honour Horace husband indignation Juvenal's kind learned Martial mentioned mind Nero never o'er observes old scholiast Ovid passage perhaps Persius Pliny Plutarch poet poor praise probably quam Quintilian quod rage reader reign Retiarius rich Romans Rome sacred Satire SATIRE XIV says scarce scholiast seems Sejanus senate shame shew singular slave speaks Statius statue Suetonius suppose Tacitus tell temple thee thing thou thought Tiberius Tigellinus Trajan translation Vespasian vice virtue wife word worth wretched youth
Page 478 - Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are an hundred and thirty years ; few and evil have the days of the years of my life been, and have not attained unto the days of the years of the life of my fathers, in the days of their pilgrimage.
Page 218 - He burneth part thereof in the fire, with part thereof he eateth flesh; he roasteth roast and is satisfied; yea, he warmeth himself and saith, "Aha, I am warm, I have seen the fire." And the residue thereof he maketh a god, even his graven image; he falleth down unto it and worshippeth it and prayeth unto it and saith, "Deliver me; for thou art my God.
Page xlii - Atque alii quorum comoedia prisca virorum est, Si quis erat dignus describi quod malus ac fur, Quod moechus foret aut sicarius aut alioqui Famosus, multa cum libertate notabant. Hinc omnis pendet Lucilius, hosce secutus Mutatis tantum pedibus numerisque, facetus, Emunctae naris, durus componere versus.
Page lxii - The general character of this translation will be given, when it is said to preserve the wit, but to want the dignity, of the original.
Page xiii - ... with favours more substantial : little collections were now and then made, and I have received sixpence in an evening. To one who had long lived in the absolute want of money, such a resource seemed a Peruvian mine : I furnished myself by degrees with paper, &c. and what was of more importance, with books of geometry, and of the higher branches of algebra, which I cautiously concealed. Poetry, even at this time, was no amusement of mine : it was subservient to other purposes ; and I only had...
Page 218 - They bear him upon the shoulder, they carry him, and set him in his place, and he standeth; from his place shall he not remove: yea, one shall cry unto him, yet can he not answer, nor save him out of his trouble.
Page 105 - Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men. Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away.
Page vii - Brixham, and thither I went when little more than thirteen. • My master, whose name was Full, though a gross and ignorant, was not an ill-natured man; at least, not to me ; and my mistress used me with unvarying kindness ; moved perhaps by my weakness and tender years. In return, I did what I could to requite her, and my good will was not overlooked.