Orationes quaedam selectae, notis illustratae: In usum academiae exoniensis

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R.S. Davis & Company, 1857 - 278 pagine
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Pagina 94 - ... 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 95 - ... haec studia adolescentiam alunt, senectutem oblectant, secundas res ornant, adversis perfugium ac solatium praebent, 'delectant domi, non impediunt foris, pernoctant nobiscum, peregrinantur, rusticantur.
Pagina 180 - 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 107 - Nihil dico quid res publica consecuta sit, nihil quid vos, nihil quid omnes boni; nihil sane id prosit Miloni, qui hoc fato natus est, ut ne se quidem servare potuerit, quin una rem publicam vosque servaret.
Pagina 213 - 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 91 - Etenim omnes artes, quae ad humanitatem pertinent, habent quoddam commune vinculum ; et, quasi cognatione quadam, inter se continentur.
Pagina 221 - Quintilian says, that he spoke with the same force with which he fought ; and if he had devoted himself to the bar, would have been the only man capable of rivalling Cicero.
Pagina 167 - There had been several debates before this on the same subject of Catiline's treasons, and his design of killing the consul, and a decree had passed, at the motion of Cicero, to offer a public reward to the first discoverer of the plot, if a slave, his liberty and eight hundred pounds ; if a citizen, his pardon and sixteen hundred.
Pagina 167 - ... which so shocked the whole assembly, that none even of his acquaintance durst venture to salute him; and the consular senators quitted that part of the house in which he sat, and left the whole bench clear to him. Cicero was so provoked by his impudence, that instead of entering upon any business, as he designed, addressing himself directly to Catiline, he...
Pagina 162 - Piso, a young nobleman, extremely bold, indigent, and factious, was instigated, by his poverty and depraved morals, to raise disturbances in the state ; with him Catiline and Autronius entered into a combination about the fifth of December to assassinate the consuls Torquatus and Cotta, in the Capitol, on the first of January ; which done, Autronius and Catiline were to seize the consulship, and send Piso with an army to take possession of both Spains. But, their object somehow getting air, they...

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