A grammar of Latin poetry

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1854 - 48 páginas

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Página 1 - Agedum, pauca accipe contra. Primuni ego me illorum dederim quibus esse poetas Excerpam numero : neque enim concludere versum 40 Dixeris esse satis ; neque si quis scribat, uti nos, Sermoni propiora, putes hunc esse poetam. Ingenium cui sit, cui mens divinior atque os Magna sonaturum, des nominis hujus honorem.
Página 46 - O diva, gratum quae regis Antium, praesens vel imo tollere de gradu mortale corpus vel superbos vertere funeribus triumphos...
Página 39 - Illa papavereas subsecat ungue comas. Has, Hyacinthe, tenes : illas, Amarante, moraris : Pars thyma, pars casiam, pars meliloton amant : Plurima lecta rosa est, et sunt sine nomine flores : Ipsa crocos tenues, liliaque alba legit.
Página 39 - Haec gremium, laxos degravat ilia sinus. Ilia legit Calthas, huic sunt violaria curae, Ilia papavereas subsecat ungue comas : Has, hyacinthe, tenes ; illas, amarante, moraris : Pars thyma, pars ca~siam, pars meliloton amant.
Página 1 - Ut prisca gens mortalium, Paterna rura bobus exercet suis, Solutus omni foenore, Neque excitatur classico miles truci, Neque horret iratum mаre, Forumque vitat et superba civium Potentiorum Ihn ¡na.
Página 41 - The epithet Phrygia is here requisite to the sense, and a prose writer describing the circumstance would have used it, or its less poetical synonyme Trojana. But in " Carmina tantum Nostra valent tela inter Martia, quantum Chaonias dicunt, aquila veniente, columbas,
Página 38 - Cuncta potest igitur tacito pede lapsa vetustas, Praeterquam curas attenuare meas. Ut patria careo bis frugibus area trita est, Dissiluit nudo pressa bis uva pede : Nec quaesita tamen spatio patientia longo est, Mensque mali sensum nostra recentis habet.
Página 5 - All antithesis, paronomasia, affected alliteration, and quaint conceits, must be studiously avoided ; and, on the other hand, care must be taken not to fall into bombast, stiffness, or exuberance of ornament. Under this head may be comprised Historical, Philosophical, and Didactic, poetry, in all of which truth, though relieved by ingenious fictions, is supposed to prevail.
Página 11 - The use of the singular for the plural, and the converse, is often productive of great elegance and beauty.

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