Livy: books I, XXI, and XXII : with explanatory notes and a vocabulary

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Noble and Noble, 1925 - 496 pages

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Page 41 - Romanum sic ferito ut ego hunc porcum hic hodie feriam; tantoque magis ferito quanto magis potes pollesque». Id ubi dixit porcum saxo silice percussit. Sua item carmina Albani suumque ius iurandum per suum dictatorem suosque sacerdotes peregerunt.
Page 56 - te novacula cotem discissurum: cape haec et perage, quod aves tuae fieri posse portendunt.' turn ilium baud 5 cunctanter discidisse cotem ferunt. statua Atti capite velato, quo in loco res acta est, (in comitio) in gradibus ipsis ad laevam curiae fuit, cotem quoque eodem loco sitam fuisse memorant, ut esset ad posteros miraculi eius monumentum.
Page 305 - Flaminius died bravely, sword in hand, having committed no greater military error than many an impetuous soldier, whose death in his country's cause has been felt to throw a veil over his rashness, and whose memory is pitied and honored. The party feelings which have so colored the language of the ancient writers respecting him, need not be shared by a modern historian...
Page 13 - ... ego contra hoc quoque laboris praemium petam, ut me a conspectu malorum, quae nostra tot per annos vidit aetas, tantisper certe, dum prisca illa tota mente repeto, avertam omnis expers curae, quae scribentis animum etsi non flectere a vero, sollicitum tarnen efficere posset.
Page 14 - Imperium patiuntur. sed haec et his similia, utcumque animadversa aut existimata erunt, haud in magno equidem 9 ponam discrimine : ad illa mihi pro se quisque acriter intendat animum, quae vita, qui mores fuerint, per quos viros quibusque artibus domi militiaeque et partum et auctum Imperium sit...
Page 15 - Adeo quanto rerum minus, tanto minus cupiditatis erat; nuper divitiae avaritiam et abundantes voluptates desiderium per luxum atque libidinem pereundi perdendique omnia invexere.
Page 44 - Romano pepererunt. i, caput obnube liberatoris urbis huius; arbore infelici suspende; verbera vel intra pomerium, modo inter illa pila et spolia hostium, vel extra pomerium, modo inter sepulcra Curiatiorum. quo enim ducere hunc iuvenem potestis, ubi non sua decora eum a tanta foeditate supplicii vindicent?
Page ix - The first book, and some portions of the second Punic war, are, in Niebuhr's judgment, the most beautiful portions of the whole work. Unfortunately, the larger part of this great history is no longer extant. We have the first, third, and fourth decads, and half of the fifth, — thirty-five books, — with a fragment of book ninety-first.
Page 33 - Romanis, caelestes ita velle, ut mea Roma caput orbis terrarum sit: proinde rem militarem colant, sciantque et ita posteris tradant nullas opes humanas armis Romanis resistere posse.' Haec," inquit, "locutus sublimis abiit.
Page 289 - Antipater lived at the end of the 6th and the beginning of the 7th century of...

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