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Page 350 - LEAR. Let the great gods, That keep this dreadful pother o'er our heads, Find out their enemies now.
Page 296 - He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.
Page 310 - Débet enim semper plus esse virium in actore, quam in onere : necesse est opprimant onera, quae ferente maiora sunt.
Page 173 - No woman need blush to break off her marriage since the most illustrious ladies have adopted the practice of reckoning the year not by the names of the consuls but by those of their husbands. They divorce in order to re-marry. They marry in order to divorce: exeunt matrimonii causa, nubunt repudii.
Page 10 - Roman marriages at the end of the first and the beginning of the second century were childless.
Page 179 - Non mutata feminarum natura, sed victa est; nam cum virorum licentiam aequaverint, corporum quoque virilium incommoda aequarunt. Non minus pervigilant, non minus potant, et oleo et mero viros provocant; aeque invitis ingesta visceribus per os reddunt et vinum omne vomitu remetiuntur; aeque nivem rodunt, solacium stomachi aestuantis.
Page 282 - German folk-lore rule, that to get out of bed left foot first will bring a bad day, 2 one of the many examples of that simple association of ideas which connects right and left with good and bad respectively. To conclude, the phrase ' cheating the devil' seems to belong to that familiar series of legends where a man makes a compact with the fiend, but at the last moment gets...
Page 5 - Juvenalis Romam, qui tandem ad Nervae et Trajani principatum supervivens senio et taedio vitae confectus properantem spiritum cum tussi exspuit," ie, Domitian dies, and Juvenal comes back to Rome, and lives into Trajan's time.
Page 346 - Ethiopian, of the twenty-fifth dynasty. On the same piece of clay is impressed an Assyrian seal, with a device representing a priest ministering before the king, probably a royal signet. There can be no doubt whatever as to the identity of the cartouche.1 1 1 am endebted to Mr.