Tusculan Disputations

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W. Heinemann, 1927 - Happiness - 577 pages
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Page 2 - Graecis et litteris et doctoribus percipi non posset, sed meum semper iudicium fuit omnia nostros aut invenisse per se sapientius quam Graecos aut accepta ab illis fecisse meliora, quae quidem digna statuissent, in quibus 2 elaborarent.
Page xxviii - Words, and more words, and nothing but words, had been all the fruit of all the toil of all the most renowned sages of sixty generations.
Page 26 - Platonem semper excipio — praestans et ingenio et diligentia, cum quattuor nota illa genera principiorum esset complexus, e quibus omnia orerentur, quintam quandam naturam censet esse, e qua sit mens. cogitare enim et providere et discere et docere et invenire aliquid et...
Page 188 - Anon they move In perfect phalanx to the Dorian mood Of flutes and soft recorders...
Page 194 - I see before me the gladiator lie : He leans upon his hand ; his manly brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, And his drooped head sinks gradually low ; And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow From the red gash, fall heavy, one by one, Like the first of a thunder-shower ; and now The arena swims around him ; he is gone, Ere ceased the inhuman shout which hailed the wretch who won.
Page 76 - ... and the created heaven has been, and is, and will be, in all time. Such was the mind and thought of God in the creation of time. The sun and moon and five other stars, which are called the planets, were created by him in order to distinguish and preserve the numbers of time...
Page 4 - ... oratio Catonis, in qua obiecit ut probrum M. Nobiliori, quod is in provinciam poetas duxisset; duxerat autem consul ille in Aetoliam, ut scimus, Ennium.
Page 430 - ... o vitae philosophia dux, o virtutis indagatrix expultrixque vitiorum! quid non modo nos, sed omnino vita hominum sine te esse potuisset?
Page 80 - ... quicquid est illud quod sentit, quod sapit, quod vivit, quod viget, caeleste et divinum ob eamque rem aeternum sit necesse est.
Page 78 - Animorum nulla in terris origo inveniri potest; nihil enim est in animis mixtum atque concretum, aut quod ex terra natum atque fictum esse videatur, nihil ne aut umidum' quidem aut flabile aut igneum.

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