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Pagina 222 - Omnes Unde amor iste rogant tibi ? Venit Apollo : ' Galle, quid insanis ? ' inquit ; ' tua cura Lycoris perque nives alium perque horrida castra secuta est.
Pagina 50 - ... judices, ut a nullius umquam me tempore aut commodo aut otium meum abstraxerit aut voluptas avocarjt aut denique somnus retardant ? Quare quis tandem me reprehendat aut quis mihi jure succenseat, si quantum ceteris ad suas res obeundas...
Pagina 47 - Etenim omnes artes, quae ad humanitatem pertinent, habent quoddam commune vinculum et quasi cognatione quadam inter se continentur.
Pagina 58 - ... est igitur haec, iudices, non scripta, sed nata lex, quam non didicimus, accepimus, legimus, verum ex natura ipsa arripuimus, hausimus, expressimus, ad quam non docti, sed facti, non instituti, sed imbuti sumus...
Pagina 136 - On each couch there were commonly three. They lay with the upper part of the body reclined on the left arm, the head a little raised, the back supported by cushions, and the limbs stretched out at full length, or a little bent ; the feet of the first behind the back of the second, and his feet behind the back of the third, with a pillow between each.
Pagina 52 - sanctos" appellat poetas, quod quasi deorum aliquo dono atque munere com19 mendati nobis esse videantur. Sit igitur, iudices, sanctum apud vos, humanissimos homines, hoc poe'tae nomen, quod nulla umquam barbaria violavit. Saxa et solitudines voci respondent, bestiae saepe immanes cantu flectuntur atque consistunt; nos instituti rebus optimis non poetarum voce moveamur?
Pagina 143 - When a general had obtained a signal victory, a thanksgiving (su-pplicatio) was decreed by the senate to be made in all the temples. This honor, which was decreed to Cicero, was never conferred on any other person in his robe of peace (togatus). 2. Bene gestd: A thanksgiving had been decreed to others for 30 promoting the interest of the republic, to Cicero alone for having preserved it.
Pagina 171 - Roman army was formed into legions ; each legion was divided into ten cohorts, each cohort into three maniples, and each maniple into two centuries.
Pagina 155 - COMITIUM, where the pulpit or tribunal (suggestum) stood, whence the orators used to harangue the people. It was afterwards called ROSTRA, because it was adorned with the beaks of the ships taken from the Antiates, L/'v.
Pagina 166 - Having mentioned an instance in which the philosopher confuted the statesman, the author adds, " as in another instance the statesman seems to have got the better of the philosopher.

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