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Page 251 - Lycidas? For neither were ye playing on the steep Where your old bards, the famous druids, lie, Nor on the shaggy top of Mona high, Nor yet where Deva spreads her wizard stream. Ay me, I fondly dream! Had ye been there — for what could that have done?
Page 64 - Jest, and youthful jollity, Quips, and cranks, and wanton wiles, Nods and becks, and wreathed smiles Such as hang on Hebe's cheek, And love to live in dimple sleek; Sport that wrinkled Care derides, And Laughter holding both his sides : — • Come, and trip it as you go On the light fantastic toe ; And in thy right hand lead with thee The mountain nymph, sweet Liberty...
Page 249 - Pollio, et incipient magni procedere menses, te duce, si qua manent sceleris vestigia nostri, irrita perpetua solvent formidine terras, ille deum vitam accipiet, divisque videbit 15 permixtos heroas, et ipse videbitur illis, pacatumque reget patriis virtutibus orbem.
Page 56 - Nor is this to be wondered at, when it is remembered that the...
Page 175 - ... rei gerendae ei defuit : urbanas rusticasque res pariter callebat. ad summos honores alios scientia iuris, alios eloquentia, alios gloria militaris provexit : huic versatile ingenium sic pariter ad omnia fuit, ut natum ad id unum diceres quodcumque ageret...
Page 160 - Virtus, Albine, est pretium persolvere verum, Queis in versamur, queis vivimu', rebu', potesse : Virtus est homini, scire id, quod quaeque habeat res.
Page 407 - Ubique mors est : optime hoc cavit Deus Eripere vitam nemo non homini potest; At nemo mortem : mille ad hanc aditus patent".
Page 454 - Quem de visceribus traxerat ipsa suis : Si qua fides, vulnus quod feci, non dolet, inquit; Sed quod tu facies, id mihi, Pāte, doletb.