An Historical and Critical Dictionary, Volumen3

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Página 179 - sum : placuit Cepheia Perseo. To me what nature has in charms deny'd, Is well by wit's more lasting charms supply'd. Though short by stature, yet my name extends To heaven itself, and earth's remotest ends. Brown as I am, an ^Ethiopian dame Inspir'd young
Página 272 - operis dominum et artificem, cui nomen omne convenit. Vis illum fatum vocare ? non errabis. Hie est, ex quo suspensa sunt omnia, causa caussarum. Vis illum providentiam dicere? recte dices. Est enim, cujus consilio huic mundo providetur, ut inconcussus eat, et actus suos explicet. Vis illum naturam vocare ? non peccabis. Est enim, ex quo
Página 65 - cum admiratus esset Leon, quaesivisse ex eo qua maxime arte confideret: at illum artem quidem se scire nullam, sed esse philosophum : admiratum Leontem novitatem nominis, quaesisse, quinam essent Philosophi, et quid inter eos, et reliquos interesset Pythagoram autem respondisse, similem sibi videri vitam hominum, et mercatum
Página 44 - Primum integritatem atque innocentiam singularem. Nihil est enim quod minus ferendum sit, quam rationem ab altero vitae reposcere eum, qui non possit suae reddere.*—Consider how many things are requisite in him who accuses another: first, integrity and singular innocence; for nothing is more intolerable than for him to call another to an
Página 359 - inducit, nihil esse omnino animum, et hoc esse nomen totum inane, frustraque et animalia et animantes appellari, neque in homine inesse animum vel animam, nee in bestia. Vimque omnem eam, qua vel agamus quid, vel sentiamus, in omnibus corporibus vivis aequaliter esse fusam, nee separibilem a corpore esse, quippe quae nulla sit, nee sit quicquam, nisi corpus unum et simplex, ita figuratum ut
Página 175 - Desinite ad citharas turba renire meas. OVIDIUS, Epist. Sapph. ad Phaon. Ye Lesbian virgins, and ye Lesbian dames, Themes of my verse and objects of my flames ; No more your groves with my glad songs shall ring, No more these hands shall touch the trembling string. POPE. Horace is another evidence against her in the complaints he supposes she made of the maids of Lesbos: Et
Página 271 - Colotem, p. 1115, b. all things, whereas Spinoza ascribes to him only separated and very limited knowledge. Read these words of Seneca: " Eundem quem nos Jovem intelligunt, custodem RECTOREMQUE universi, animum ac spiritum mundani hujus operis dominum et artificem, cui nomen omne convenit. Vis illum fatum vocare ? non errabis. Hie est, ex quo suspensa sunt
Página 97 - oratum, neve audias neve inter tuos accipias oro ; cum infernis diis in sternum vitam agere decrevi."* Those who heard these blasphemies endeavoured to comfort him, but in vain ; he left the town and ran to a forest. " Adeo insuper ira et indignatio hominem oppresserat, ut extra portam urbis egressus,
Página 65 - admiratum Leontem novitatem nominis, quaesisse, quinam essent Philosophi, et quid inter eos, et reliquos interesset Pythagoram autem respondisse, similem sibi videri vitam hominum, et mercatum eum, qui haberetur maximo ludorum appuratu totius Graeciae
Página 297 - and everlasting ease ; 13 6 Not care for us, from fears and dangers free, Sufficient to its own felicity : Nought here below, nought in our power it needs; Ne'er smiles at good, ne'er frowns at wicked deeds.

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