Suetonius, Volume 2

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W. Heinemann, 1920
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Suetonius was the "gossip columnist" of the ancient world -- if he lived today he would write for People magazine or even possibly the Enquirer. You can almost here him whispering his juicy stories from behind his sleeve. If you like scandal, you'll love this. Read full review

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Page 464 - Tu quoque, tu in summis, o dimidiate Menander, poneris, et merito, puri sermonis amator. Lenibus atque utinam scriptis adiuncta foret vis, comica ut aequato virtus polleret honore cum Graecis, neve hac despectus parte iaceres. Unum hoc maceror ac doleo tibi desse, Terenti.
Page 493 - TE quoque Vergilio comitem non aequa, Tibulle, Mors iuvenem campos misit ad Elysios, Ne foret, aut elegis molles qui fleret amores Aut caneret forti regia bella pede.
Page 334 - In iis tot adversis ac talibus non modo principis sollicitudinem sed et parentis affectum unicum praestitit, nunc consolando per edicta, nunc opitulando quatenus sup4 peteret facultas.
Page 490 - Q. HORATII FLACCI EPISTOLARUM LIBER SECUNDUS. EPISTOLA I. QUUM tot sustineas et tanta negotia solus, Res ítalas armis tuteris, moribus ornes, Legibus emendes ; in publica commoda peccem, Si longo sermone morer tua tempora, Caesar.
Page 468 - Cetera sane vitae et ore et animo tam probum constat, ut Neapoli Parthenias vulgo appellatus sit, ac si quando Romae, quo rarissime commeabat, viseretur in publico, sectantis demonstrantisque se subterfugeret 4 in proximum 12 tectum.
Page 38 - Palatium valuerit, nihil non excogitavit1 ad invehendos etiam tempore hiberno commeatus. Nam et negotiatoribus certa lucra proposuit suscepto in se damno, si cui quid per tempestates accidisset, et naves mercaturae causa fabricantibus magna commoda constituit pro XIX.
Page 482 - Tityre, si toga calda tibi est, quo tegmine fagi?' sequentis: 'die mihi Damoeta: "cuium pecus
Page 290 - Percrebuerat oriente toto vetus et constans opinio, esse in fatis, ut eo tempore Judaea profecti rerum potirentur.
Page 62 - Claudius was ruled successively by two bad women: James successively by two bad men. Even the description of the person of Claudius, which we find in the ancient memoirs, might, in many points, serve for that of James.
Page 460 - Ideo ipsum non juvenes désignasse, qui se adjuvisse dicerentur; sed viros, quorum operam et in bello, et in otio, et in negotio populus sit expertus.

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