The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis

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W. Bulmer, 1806 - 473 עמודים
 

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עמוד 326 - When that this body did contain a spirit, A kingdom for it was too small a bound; But now two paces of the vilest earth Is room enough.
עמוד 394 - Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God : I am the LORD.
עמוד 421 - If thou afflict them in any wise, and they cry at all unto me, I will surely hear their cry...
עמוד 20 - As this is the first passage, in which the names of patron and client occur, it may not be amiss to say a few words on the relative situation of two classes of men, which comprehended nearly all the citizens of Rome.
עמוד 230 - Till grown more frugal in his riper days, He paid some bards with port, and some with praise ; To some a dry rehearsal was assign'd, And others (harder still) he paid in kind.
עמוד 229 - I, that spend half my nights and all my days Here, in a cell, to get a dark, pale face, To come forth worth the ivy or the bays, And in this age can hope no other grace Leave me ! There's something come into my thought That must and shall be sung, high and aloof, Safe from the wolfs black jaw, and the dull ass's hoof.
עמוד 18 - tis so concluded on. Ham. There's letters seal'd: and my two schoolfellows, — Whom I will trust, as I will adders fang'd, — They bear the mandate; they must sweep my way, And marshal me to knavery: Let it work; For 'tis the sport, to have the engineer Hoist with his own petar...
עמוד xii - Algebra, given to me by a young woman, who had found it in a lodginghouse. I considered it as a treasure; but it was a treasure locked up; for it supposed the reader to be well acquainted with simple equation, and I knew nothing of the matter.
עמוד 207 - He burneth part thereof in the fire, with part thereof he eateth flesh; he roasteth roast and is satisfied; yea, he warmeth himself and saith, "Aha, I am warm, I have seen the fire." And the residue thereof he maketh a god, even his graven image; he falleth down unto it and worshippeth it and prayeth unto it and saith, "Deliver me; for thou art my God.
עמוד xi - As I hated my new profession with a perfect hatred, I made no progress in it ; and was consequently little regarded in the family, of which I sunk by degrees into the common drudge : this did not much disquiet me, for my spirits were now humbled.

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