The Poems of Valerius Catullus: With Life of the Poet, Excursûs, and Illustrative Notes

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William P. Nimmo, 1867 - 291 páginas
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Página 271 - Jamque nocens ferrum, ferroque nocentius aurum prodierat ; prodit Bellum, quod pugnat utroque, sanguineaque manu crepitantia concutit arma. vivitur ex rapto : non hospes ab hospite tutus, non socer a genero ; fratrum quoque gratia rara est. imminet exitio vir conjugis, ilia mariti ; lurida terribiles miscent aconita novercae ; filius ante diem patrios inquirit in annos. victa jacet pietas ; et virgo caede madentes, ultima caelestum, terras Astraea reliquit.
Página 207 - O PLUMP head-waiter at The Cock, To which I most resort, How goes the time ? 'Tis five o'clock. Go fetch a pint of port...
Página 276 - The human form, till marble grew divine; And mothers, gazing, drank the love men see Reflected in their race, behold, and perish. He told the hidden power of herbs and springs, And Disease drank and slept. Death grew like sleep. He taught the implicated orbits woven Of the wide-wandering stars ; and how the sun Changes his lair, and by what secret spell The pale moon is transformed, when her broad eye Gazes not on the interlunar sea...
Página 204 - Cotile, bellus homo es: dicunt hoc, Cotile, multi. Audio : sed quid sit, die mihi, bellus homo ? Bellus homo est flexos qui digerit ordine crines, Balsama qui semper, cinnama semper olet : Cantica qui Nili, qui Gaditana susurrat ; Qui movet in varios brachia volsa modos...
Página 273 - Et modo solvebam nostra de fronte corollas ponebamque tuis, Cynthia, temporibus, et modo gaudebam lapsos formare capillos, nunc furtiva cavis poma dabam manibus, omniaque ingrato largibar munera somno, 25 munera de prono saepe voluta sinu.
Página 203 - Peras imposuit Jupiter nobis duas : propriis repletam vitiis post tergum dedit : Alienis ante pectus suspendit gravem. Hac re videre nostra mala non possumus : alii simul delinquunt, censores sumus.
Página 190 - At tua tum me poena iuvet, venerique merenti Fixa notet casus aurea palma meos. 'Hanc tibi fallaci resolutus amore Tibullus Dedicat et grata sis, dea, mente rogat.
Página 268 - There, mildly dimpling, Ocean's cheek Reflects the tints of many a peak Caught by the laughing tides that lave These Edens of the eastern wave ; And if at times a transient breeze Break the blue crystal of the seas, Or sweep one blossom from the trees, How welcome is each gentle air That wakes and wafts the odours there ! For there— the Rose o'er crag or vale, Sultana of the Nightingale...
Página 199 - Lucretius ignis, 435 casurumque triplex vaticinatur opus ; sic sua lascivo cantata est saepe Catullo femina, cui falsum Lesbia nomen erat, nee contentus ea, multos vulgavit amores, in quibus ipse suum fassus adulterium est.
Página 289 - Neaera : at sine te regum munera nulla volo. 25 o niveam, quae te poterit mihi reddere, lucem! o mihi felicem terque quaterque diem ! at si, pro dulci reditu quaecumque voventur, audiat aversa non meus aure deus, nec me regna iuvant nec Lydius aurifer amnis 30 nec quas terrarum sustinet orbis opes.

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