A History of Classical Scholarship ...

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Page 431 - Two Thousand Engravings on Wood from Ancient Originals, illustrative of the Industrial Arts and Social Life of the Greeks and Romans. By A.
Page 449 - O ye, who patiently explore The wreck of Herculanean lore, What rapture ! could ye seize Some Theban fragment, or unroll One precious, tender-hearted, scroll Of pure Simonides.
Page 476 - Read Homer once, and you can read no more ; For all books else appear so mean, so poor, Verse will seem prose : but still persist to read. And Homer will be all the books you need.
Page 55 - He wrote a sequel of songs and rhapsodies, to be sung by himself for small earnings and good cheer, at festivals and other days of merriment ; the Ilias he made for the men, and the Odysseis for the other sex.
Page 451 - It needeth more than a single denization, being a double stranger; sprung from the stock of the ancient Romans, but bred in the new world, of the rudeness whereof it cannot but participate, especially having wars and tumults to bring it to light instead of the Muses.
Page 436 - Notes of a Twelve Years' Voyage of Discovery in the First Six Books of the /Eneis.
Page 451 - Cato Major," or his Discourse of Old Age: with Explanatory Notes.
Page 78 - The poems out of which what we call the history of the Roman Kings was resolved into a prose narrative, were different from the nenia...
Page 361 - Romaic and Modern Greek compared with one another and with ancient Greek (Edin.
Page 129 - ... of the last five years of his life, from the autumn of 1845 to November 1850. Fortunately, he had the full use for many months of the two Leyden MSS. His native sagacity, guided and sharpened by long and varied experience, saw at a glance their relations to each other and to the original from which they were derived, and made clear the arbitrary way in which the common texts had been constructed. His zeal warming as he advanced, one truth after another revealed itself to him, so that at length...

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