Selections from the first five books, together with the twenty-first and twenty-second books entire

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Appleton, 1866 - 329 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 40 - Sed date dexteras fidemque, haud impune adultero fore ; Sex. est Tarquinius, qui hostis pro hospite, priore nocte vi, armatus, mihi sibique, si vos viri estis, pestiferum hinc abstulit gaudium.
Pàgina 241 - Then up sprang Appius Claudius: " Stop him ; alive or dead! Ten thousand pounds of copper to the man who brings his head." He looked upon his clients, but none would work his will. He looked upon his lictors, but they trembled and stood still. And, as Virginius through the press his way in silence cleft, Ever the mighty multitude fell back to right and left. And he hath passed in safety unto his woful home, And there ta'en horse to tell the camp what deeds are done in Rome.
Pàgina 64 - Data venia seducit filiam ac nutricem prope Cloacinae ad tabernas quibus nunc novis est nomen atque ibi ab lanio cultro arrepto, " Hoc te uno quo possum" ait "modo, filia, in libertatem vindico." Pectus deinde puellae transfigit respectansque ad tribunal "Te" inquit, "Appi, tuumque caput sanguine hoc consecro.
Pàgina 26 - Publi Horati, tibi perduellionem iudico, inquit. lictor, conliga manus. accesserat lictor iniciebatque laqueum. tum Horatius auctore Tullo, clemente legis interprete, provoco, inquit.
Pàgina 24 - ... tres Curiatii circumsteterant. Forte is integer fuit, ut universis solus nequaquam par, sic adversus singulos ferox. Ergo ut segregaret pugnam eorum, capessit fugam, ita ratus secuturos, ut quemque vulnere affectum corpus sineret.
Pàgina 232 - But hark! the cry is Astur: And lo! the ranks divide; And the great Lord of Luna Comes with his stately stride. Upon his ample shoulders Clangs loud the four-fold shield, And in his hand he shakes the brand Which none but he can wield.
Pàgina 174 - ... abituros, neque ex ordine recessuros, nisi teli sumendi aut petendi et aut hostis feriendi aut civis servandi causa.
Pàgina 97 - Plurimum audaciae ad pericula capessenda, plurimum consilii inter ipsa pericula erat: nullo labore aut corpus fatigari, aut animus vinci poterat. Caloris ac frigoris patientia par: cibi potionisque desiderio naturali, non voluptate, modus flnitus: vigiliarum somnique nee die, nee nocte discriminata tempora.
Pàgina 92 - ... et trahentes alii alios, prout postularet locus, tanto silentio in summum evasere, ut non custodes solum fallerent, sed ne canes quidem, sollicitum animal ad nocturnos strepitus, excitarent. Anseres non fefellere, quibus sacris lunonis in summa inopia cibi tamen abstinebatur.
Pàgina 277 - ... at last they came to a place where an avalanche had carried it away altogether for about three hundred yards, leaving the mountain side a mere wreck of scattered rocks and snow. To go round was impossible ; for the depth of the snow on the heights above rendered it hopeless to scale them ; nothing therefore was left but to repair the road.

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