Luciani Vera Historia

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At the Clarendon Press, 1903 - Voyages, Imaginary - 77 pages
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Page 92 - CLASSICAL TEXTS The prices given of copies on ordinary paper are for copies bound in limp cloth ; uncut copies may be had in paper covers at 6d. less per volume (Is.
Page xxii - There is an air of truth apparent through the whole; and indeed the author was so distinguished for his veracity, that it became a sort of proverb among his neighbours at Redriff, when any one affirmed a thing, to say, it was as true as if Mr. Gulliver had spoke it.
Page 71 - Not poppy, nor mandragora, Nor all the drowsy syrups of the world, Shall ever medicine thee to that sweet sleep Which thou owedst yesterday.
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Page 63 - Eunomus, wa^ a harp-player of Locri in the south of Italy. A story of him is told by Clement of Alexandria, how once in a musical contest in summer time Eunomus broke a string of his lyre ; whereupon a grasshopper that had been chirping near sprang upon the neck of the instrument and sang as upon a branch. The minstrel, adapting his strain to the grasshopper's song, made up for the want of the missing string.
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Page 68 - Nothing is known of him. Some think Lucian invented the name and pedigree to puzzle the critics. It may be remarked, as a curious coincidence, that the name of Carus a Roman poet occurs in Ovid, Epist. ex Ponto, iv. 16, in connexion with that of Hercules (a poem he wrote bearing that title) :— 'Et qui Junonem laesisset in Hercule Carus, Junonis si non jam gener ille foret.
Page 64 - Caucasiasque refert volucres furtumque Promethei. His adiungit, Hylan nautae quo fonte relictum clamassent, ut litus ' Hyla Hyla ' omne sonaret ; et fortunatam, si numquam armenta fuissent, 45 Pasiphaen nivei solatur amore iuvenci.
Page 67 - This last circumstance, important as it is, does not seem to have excited much attention at the time, which, considering the general principles then in fashion, is not surprising. That it should have been scarcely noticed by any historian, is more wonderful. It is true, however, that the terror inspired by the late prosecutions for libels, and the violent...
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