The Oeconomicus of Xenophon

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Macmillan, 1895 - Agriculture - 415 pages

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Page 110 - supported himself; and that the domestic economy for which Socrates was so celebrated, consisted in keeping his family at work. He may in that case, indeed, have lived upon his 24 drachmas, together with some additional contributions from his friends ; for his necessary expenses were exceedingly small and no one could live as he did He
Page 136 - :—Multas ad. res perutiles Xenophontis libri sunt, quos legite quaeso studiose, ut facitis. Quam copiose ab eo agri cultura laudatur in eo libro qui est de tuenda re familiari, qui
Page 136 - trees so set together, that a regular angularity and thorough prospect was left on every side. Owing this name not only to the quintuple number of trees, but the figure declaring that number, which being double at the angle, makes up the letter X,
Page 136 - agrum diligenter consitum ostendisse. Cum autem admiraretur Lysander et proceritates arborum et directos in quincuncem ordines et humum subactam atque puram et suavitatem odorum qui
Page 136 - ex fioribus, turn eum dixisse mi-rari se non modo diligentiam sed etiam sollertiam eius a quo essent illa dimensa atque discripta ; et
Page 136 - sum omnia dimensus, mei sunt ordines, mea discriptio ; multae etiam istarum arborum mea manu sunt satae.' Turn Lysandrum, intuentem purpuram
Page 170 - What is eat by way of relish to dry bread is called Kitchen in Scotland, as cheese, dried fish, or the like relishing morsels.
Page 136 - in quincuncem directa. Which we shall take for granted as being accordingly rendered by the most elegant of the Latins, and by no made term but in use before
Page 136 - not only a lord of gardens, but a manual planter thereof, disposing his trees, like his armies, in regular ordination. So that while old Laertes
Page 136 - Cyrum minorem Persarum regem, praestantem ingenio atque imperi gloria, cum Lysander Lacedaemonius, vir summae virtutis, venisset ad eum Sardis

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