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BELLUM

CATILINARIUM

ET

JUGURTHINUM.

CURA

JOANNIS HUNTER, LL.D.

QUONDAM IN ACADEMIA ANDREANA LIT. HUM. PROF. ET NUPER COLL.

SANCTI SALV. ET DIVI LEON. PRAEFECTI.

EDITIO SECUNDA,
NOTULIS QUIBUSDAM ET INTERPRETATIONIBUS LOCORUM,
UT VIDEBANTUR, DIFFICILIORUM

AUCTA.

EDINBURGI:
VENEUNT EDINBURGI APUD OLIVER ET BOYD;
LONDINI APUD SIMPKIN, MARSHALL ET SOCIOS,

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Printed by Oliver & Boyd, Tweeddale Court, High Street, Edinburgh. NOTICE TO THE SECOND EDITION.

In presenting another Edition of Sallast for the use of Schools, the Publishers beg leave to state, that, while the text and punctuation of the late Editor, the learned Principal Hunter, have been strictly adhered to, the Work is now illustrated by numerous Interpretations and Notes, which they confidently hope will be found greatly to augment its value in the estimation of every intelligent Teacher.

EDINBURGH, July 1838.

AD LECTOREM.

In hac Sallustii editione, quam tironum in usum accuratissima diligentia recognovimus, quamque inter emendatissimas numerari posse speramus, textus, prout edidit doctissimus CORTIUS, exhibetur ; nisi quod typographorum lapsus unus aut alter emendatur, et interpunctio, pluribus in locis, in melius, ut nobis saltem videtur, mutatur. Ceterum, quibusdam in vocibus, orthographiam antiquiorem, quae librorum mss. fide nititur, cum eodem Cortio aliisque sequimur. Inde est, quod optumus, referundum, intellego, omnis in casu quarto, et similiq, excudenda curavimus. Ne tamen, ex vai Graecorum, mutavimus in nae, et arte in arcte, ne juniores aut minus cautos in crrorem , inducerent.

C. CRISPI

SALLUSTII'

BELLUM CATILINARIUM,

OMNIS? homines, qui sese student praestare ceteris animalibus, summa ope niti decet, vitam silentio* ne transeant, veluti pecora, quae natura prona, atque ventri obedientia, finxit. Sed nostra omnis vis in animo et corpore sita : animi imperio, corporis servitio magis utimur: alterum nobis cum dîs, alterum cum belluis commune est. Quo mihi rectius videtur ingenii,' quam virium, opibus gloriam quaerere ; et, quoniam vita ipsa, qua fruimur, brevis est, memoriam nostri quam maxume longam efficere. Nam divitiarum. et formae gloria fluxa atque fragilis ; virtuslo clara aeternaque habetur. Sed diu magnum inter mortalis certamen fuit, vine corporis, an virtute animi, res militaris'l magis procederet. Nam et prius, quam incipias, consulto ; et, ubi consulueris, mature factol2 opus est. Ita utrumque per se indigens,': alterum alterius, auxilio eget.

Caius Crispus Sallustius, styled by Martial (Epigr. 14, 191), “the first in Roman history," was born at Amiternum in Sabinum, B. C. 86 died B.C. 36. Omnis is for es, a mode of writing the accusative plural of nouns having ium in the genitive plural, varied by eis.- 3 Sese is here intensive, not redundant; so sese ferire, chap. 7.— Silentio, in obscurity.- Prona, with their faces directed downwards. Animi &c.we use more the control of the mind, the obedience of the body; the idea is, that "the mind controls, (and) the body is subservient."- -7 Ingenii &c., by the intellectual powers than by bodily strength. -8 Memoriam nostri, the remembrance of ourselves, the recollection which others have of us. Maxume, an archaism for maxime; u occurs for i in superlatives, and for e in gerunds and future participles passive,--as petundi, chap. 16, and capiundae, chap. 5; 80 also existumo, chap. 4; aestumo, chap. 8:10 Virtus, mental endowments. Il Res militaris &c., whether military success depended more.!Consulto-facto, are here participles.13 Inuligcns, inefficient.

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