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HENRY BROWNEM,
CANON OF WALTHAMAN THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH,
AND CHAPLAIN TO THE LORD BISHOP, OF CHICHESTER.

9 JAN

OXFORD

LONDON:

FRANCIS & JOHN RIVINGTON,
st. PAUL'S CHURCH YARD, AND WATERLOO Place.

1853.

1994. g. 1244,

LONDON :

GILBERT AND RIVINGTON, PRINTERS,

ST. JOHN'S SQUARE,

ADVERTISEMENT.

It was Mr. Arnold's intention to have added to his School Classics an edition of Sallust containing both the entire works of that Author, and the larger Fragments (the Orations and Epistles) of the Historiæ, with the Annotations and Introduction of Rudolf Jacobs, and a selection from the copious Commentary of Kritz. The present volume contains so much of the work projected by my lamented friend as was complete, and ready for publication, at the time of his decease.

The text of the Jugurtha, here reprinted from Jacobs, is based upon that of Dietsch (Leipzig, Teubner, 1850): the additions which I have made to the Commentary are for the most part from Kritz. I may add, that the work of R. Jacobs (which forms one of the volumes of Haupt and Sauppe's valuable Series of Greek and Roman Authors) has been well received in Germany.

H. B.

Chichester, May 13, 1853.

C. SALLUSTI CRISPI

DE BELLO JUGURTHINO LIBER.

I. Falso queritur de natura sua genus humanum, quod imbecilla atque ævi brevis forte potius quam virtute regatur. Nam contra reputando neque majus aliud neque

2 præstabilius invenias, magisque naturæ industriam hominum quam vim aut tempus deesse. Sed dux atque im- 3 perator vitæ mortalium animus est. Qui ubi ad gloriam virtutis via grassatur, abunde pollens potensque et clarus est, neque fortuna eget; quippe quæ probitatem, industriam aliasque artis bonas neque dare neque eripere cuiquam potest : sin captus pravis cupidinibus ad iner- 4 tiam et voluptates corporis pessumdatus est, perniciosa lubidine paulisper usus, ubi per socordiam vires, tempus, ingenium diffluxere, naturæ infirmitas accusatur ; suam quisque culpam auctores ad negotia transferunt. Quodsi 5 hominibus bonarum rerum tanta cura esset, quanto studio aliena ac nihil profutura multumque etiam periculosa petunt, neque regerentur magis quam regerent casus, et eo magnitudinis procederent, uti pro mortalibus gloria æterni fierent. II. Nam uti genus hominum compositum ex corpore et anima est, ita res cunctæ studiaque omnia nostra corporis alia, alia animi naturam sequuntur. Igitur præclara facies, magnæ divitiæ, ad 2 hoc vis corporis et alia omnia hujuscemodi brevi dilabuntur : at ingeni egregia facinora sicut anima immor. talia sunt. Postremo corporis et fortunæ bonorum ut 3 initium, sic finis est; omniaque orta occidunt et aucta senescunt: animus incorruptus, æternus, rector humani

Sallust, Jug. War.

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