A First Latin Reader

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Page 7 - Persius. The Satires. With a Translation and Commentary. By John Conington, MA, late Corpus Professor of Latin in the University of Oxford. Edited by H. Nettleship, MA Second Edition.
Page 69 - Pollio et incipient magni procedere menses. te duce si qua manent sceleris vestigia nostri, inrita perpetua solvent formidine terras. ille deum vitam accipiet, divisque videbit permixtos heroas et ipse videbitur illis, pacatumque reget patriis virtutibus orbem.
Page 70 - Achilles, hinc ubi iam firmata virum te fecerit aetas, cedet et ipse mari vector, nee nautica pinus mutabit merces: omnis feret omnia tellus. non rastros patietur humus, non vinea falcem...
Page 8 - Acoustics. By WF Donkin, MA, FRS, Savilian Professor of Astronomy, Oxford. 1870. Crown 8vo. cloth, 7s. 6d. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism. By J. Clerk Maxwell, MA, FRS, Professor of Experimental Physics in the University of Cambridge.
Page 14 - Literature ; and should he never be able to pursue the subject beyond the limits here prescribed, he will have laid the foundation of accurate habits of thought and judgment, which cannot fail of being serviceable to him hereafter. The authors and works selected are such as will best serve to illustrate English Literature in its historical aspect. As ' the eye of history,' without which history cannot be understood, the literature of a nation is the clearest and most intelligible record of its life....
Page 8 - A Treatise on the Theory of Determinants and their Applications in Analysis and Geometry. By ROBERT FORSYTH SCOTT, MA, Fellow of St John's College. Demy 8vo.
Page 64 - JUSTUM et tenacem propositi virum Non civium ardor prava jubentium, Non vultus instantis tyranni Mente quatit solida, neque Auster, Dux inquieti turbidus Adriae, 5 Nee fulminantis magna manus Jovis : Si fractus illabatur orbis, * Impavidum ferient ruinae.
Page 70 - Ipsae lacte domum referent distenta capellae ubera, nec magnos metuent armenta leones. Ipsa tibi blandos fundent cunabula flores. Occidet et serpens, et fallax herba veneni occidet; Assyrium vulgo nascetur amomum.
Page 69 - ... vilia qui quondam miseris alimenta negarat, nunc mendicato pascitur ipse cibo. 15 passibus ambiguis Fortuna volubilis errat et manet in nullo certa tenaxque loco, sed modo laeta venit,6 vultus modo sumit acerbos, et tantum constans in levitate sua est.
Page 13 - Rev. JS BREWER, MA, of Queen's College, Oxford, and Professor of English Literature at King's College, London. THERE are two dangers to which the student of English Literature is exposed at the outset of his task ; — his reading is apt to be too narrow or too diffuse. Out of the vast number of authors set before him in books professing to deal with this subject he knows not which to select : he thinks he must read a little of all ; he soon abandons so hopeless an attempt ; he ends by contenting...

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