M.A. Plauti Menaechmei

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J. Smith, 1836 - 221 pages

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Page 20 - tis not to me she speaks : Two of the fairest stars in all the heaven, Having some business, do entreat her eyes To twinkle in their spheres till they return. What if her eyes were there, they in her head? The brightness of her cheek would shame those stars, As daylight doth a lamp ; her eyes in heaven Would through the airy region stream so bright, That birds would sing, and think it were not night.
Page 121 - Mors denique si proponitur, in libértate moriamur8; carnifex vero, et obductio» capitis , et nomen ipsum crucis , absit non modo a corpore10 civium romanorum, sed etiam a cogitatione , oculis, auribus.
Page 119 - ... puer in balneo paulo ante aberravit, annorum circa XVI, crispus, mollis, formosus, nomine Giton. Si quis eum reddere aut commonstrare voluerit, accipiet nummos mille.
Page 123 - Spes etiam valida solatur compede vinctum : crura sonant ferro, sed canit inter opus...
Page 13 - Nam quotiens foras ire volo, me retines, revocas, rogitas, quo ego eam, quam rem agam, quid negoti geram, quid petam, quid feram, quid foris egerim. Portitorem domum duxi, ita omnem mihi rem necesse eloqui est, quidquid egi atque ago.
Page 171 - Quod manu factum erat et datum pro eo, manupretium, a manibus et pretio. Corollarium, si additum praeter quam quod debitum ; eius vocabulum fictum a corollis, quod eae, cum placuerant actores, in scaena dari solitae.
Page 9 - Haec urbs Epidamnus est, dum haec agitur Fabula : Quando alia agetur, aliud fiet oppidum, Sicut familiae quoque solent mutarier : Modo enim idem fit leno, modo adolescens, modo senex, Pauper, mendicus, rex, parasitus, hariolus.
Page 196 - Quae res in civitate duae plurimum possunt, hae contra nos ambae faciunt, summa gratia et eloquentia.
Page 165 - Egypt, thou knew'st too well My heart was to thy rudder tied by the strings, And thou should'st tow me after ; o'er my spirit Thy full supremacy thou knew'st, and that Thy beck might from the bidding of the gods Command me. Cleo. O ! my pardon. Ant. Now I must To the young man send humble treaties, dodge And palter in the shifts of lowness, who With half the bulk o...
Page 10 - Nimium ipse est durus praeter aequumque et bonum, Et errat longe mea quidem sententia Qui imperium credat gravius esse aut stabilius Vi quod fit quam illud quod amicitia adiungitur.

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