Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera Expurgata; Notis Anglicis Illustrata: Quibus Praefixum Syntagma…

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. 1815 edition. : ...on all occasions of the state. Tarquin added two officers, to assist, and watch over them in their ministry. In 388, were added eight priests, and the number was afterwards augmented to fifteen, whence they were called Quindecimviri. ft. liORATIIFLACCI SAT1RARUM. LIBER I. SATIRA I. Qui fit, Maecenas, ut nemo, quam sibi sortem Seu ratio dederit, seu fors objecerit, ilia Contentus vivat; laudet diversa sequentes? O fortunati mercatores! gravis annis Miles ait, multo jam fractus membra labore. Contra mercator, navim jactantibus Austris, Militia est potior: Quid enim? concurritur: horae Momento cita mors venit, aut victoria lasta. Agricolam laudat juris legumque peritus, Sub galli cantum consultor ubi ostia pulsat. NOTES. The poet inveighs against man's inconstancy, and thence takes occasion to censure avarice. 1. Macenas See Book I. Ode I. v. I. 2. Seu ratio dederit. The gifts of reason are always valuable, because they are bestowed with judgment and discernment. Ratio dat. But Fortune, incapable of distinguishing, blindly throws her favours round her. Fora objicit. Perhaps the poet intended to balance between the principles of the Stoics, who believed, that all events of life were directed by the reason and order of providence; and the opinion of the Epicureans, who imagined, that the world was wholly governed by fortune. 3. Laudet diversa sequentet.' We must understand studia. Always discontented with their present situation, men seem anxious to change it for any other; yet put it into their power to change, and they certainly refuse what they so ardently desired. 10. Sub galli cantum. It was the custom of Roman lawyers to open their houses at day-break, for their clients that came to consult them. 10 Ille, datis vadibus, qui rure extractus in urbem est, Solos felices viventes clamat in urbe. Castera de genere hoc (adeo sunt multa) loquacem Delassare valent Fabium. Ne te morer, audi Quo rem dcducam. Si quis Deus, En ego, dicat, 15 Jam...

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. 1815 edition. : ...on all occasions of the state. Tarquin added two officers, to assist, and watch over them in their ministry. In 388, were added eight priests, and the number was afterwards augmented to fifteen, whence they were called Quindecimviri. ft. liORATIIFLACCI SAT1RARUM. LIBER I. SATIRA I. Qui fit, Maecenas, ut nemo, quam...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:124 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:October 14, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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