Cicero's Cato major, and Lælius, with notes by E.H. Barker. [Followed by] An essay on the respect paid to old age, by the Egyptians [&c. By E.H.Barker].


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Seite 138 - And say, without our hopes, without our fears, Without the home that plighted love endears, Without the smile from partial beauty won, Oh ! what were man * a world without a sun.
Seite 140 - For, lo, I will command, and I will sift the house of Israel among all nations, like as corn is sifted in a sieve, yet shall not the least grain fall upon the earth.
Seite 14 - Appius regebat et senex, et cxcus : intentum enim animum, tamquam arcutn, habebat, nee languescens succumbebat senectuti ; tenebat non modo auctoritatem, sed etiam Imperium in suos ; metuebant servi, verebantur liberi ; carum omnes- habebant 4 vigebat in illa domo patrius mos, et disciplina.
Seite 38 - Est enim amicitia nihil aliud nisi omnium divinarum humanarumque rerum cum benevolentia et caritate consensio, qua quidem haud scio an excepta sapientia nil quicquam melius homini sit a dis immortalibus datum.
Seite 164 - Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God : I am the LORD.
Seite 123 - Quomodo fabula, sic vita non quam diu, sed quam beiie acta sit, refert. Nihil ad rem pertinet, quo loco desinas. Quocumque voles desine ; tantum bonam clausulam inpone.
Seite 100 - Hitherto I have regarded my blindness as a misfortune, but now, Romans, I wish I had been as deaf as I am blind ; for then I should not have heard of your shameful counsels and decrees, so ruinous to the glory of Rome.
Seite 99 - If we consider these ancient Sages, a great part of whose Philosophy consisted in a temperate and abstemious Course of Life, one would think the Life of a Philosopher, and the Life of a Man, were of tv\-o different Dates. For we find that the generality of these wise Men were nearer an hundred than sixty Years of Age at the time of their respective Deaths.
Seite 146 - When thou shall be old, thou, shall stretch forth thy hands, and another shall gird thee.] It was customary in the ancient combats for the vanquished person to stretch out his hands to the conqueror, signifying that he declined the battle, acknowledging that he was conquered, and submitting to the direction of the victor. Thus Theocritus : And hands uprais'd with death-presaging mind. At once the fight and victory declin'd.

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