The Sexagenarian (volume 2)

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byWilliam Beloe

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1818. Excerpt: ... CHaP. XXX. P. 173. The tear iny Laura sheds is true, For seldom shall she hear a tale So sad, so tender, and so true. Chap. xxxr. P. 180. Fox-hunting parsons not always coarse, rude, or illiterate. Men of elegant hjirth, education, and accomplishments, not always polished in their manners, or attractive in their outward appearance. Chap, xxxii. P. 189. Full many a gem of purest ray serene, The dark unfathomed caves of ocean bear, Full many a flower is born to blush unseen. And waste it sweetness in the desert air. CHAP, Xxxiii. P. 194. Miles Romane, jfEgyptum cave, say the Sybilline books. There are who apply the phrase to Pompey alone, who lost his life by trusting himself in Egypt. Its better interpretation seems to be, that the effeminacy and luxury of this enervating country was likely to prove pernicions to the Roman veterans, accustomed to hard fare, and rigid discipline; and in this sense, may be applied to the arrival for the first time of any inexperienced young man in the English metropolis. CHAP. CHAP, xxxiv. P. 199. A Dew Dramatis Persona introduced upon the stage, who in his time subsequently proved the Roscius of his day. No preternatural appearances marked the infancy of Porson, though it is told of Roscius, that when in his cradle, his nurse discovered a serpent twined round his bosom, which of course induced the Haruspices to foretel, nihil illo puero clarius, nihil nobilius fere. CHAP. XXXv. P. 204. CUAP. XXXvI. P. 211. CHAP. XXXvII. P. 219. CHAP. XXXvIII. P. 227. CHAP. XXXIX. P. 235. ©n the same subject. "I knew him well Horatio." CHaP. XL. P. 244. Wherein is demonstrated the truth of the'proverb, "Qui cum sapientibus versatur, sapiens erit," as well as that saying among the Jews, "If I had not lifted up the stone, yon would not ha...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1818. Excerpt: ... CHaP. XXX. P. 173. The tear iny Laura sheds is true, For seldom shall she hear a tale So sad, so tender, and so true. Chap. xx...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217766684

ISBN - 13:9780217766685

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