The satires; of Persius, translated into English by Thomas Sheridan,

 
9781236241030: The satires; of Persius, translated into English by Thomas Sheridan,

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1739 Excerpt: ...first Founder of that Doctrine called the Metempsychofis, or Transmigration of Souls, which he believed so firmly that he afhrmed himself to have been Æthalis the Son os Mercury, after him Eupborbus, then Hermitmus, after him Pyrrbus, a Fistier of Delos, next him Pythagoras. His Life is very well written by jfamblichus. y L.;g. Diffutis main. With Jaws unstitch'd: a good pleasant Metaphor to express Gaping. L. 60. The seventeen Lines which follow contain some excellent Precepts, for the Conduct of Life in its most material Circumstances. St. Austin was so pleased with them, that he calls them acompleat Epitome of moral Philosophy. Vide de civit. dei, lib. 2. e. 6. Est aliquid quo tendis. Confilium quemadmodum inwniatur eliendam. £uaties quidfugiendumfit, ant quid petendum volts fcire, adsummum bonum C3" propofitum totius njitt respite: illi enim consenlire debet quicquid agimus. Non disponet fingula, nisi cuijam vitæfiut summa propofita est. Senec. Ep. 71. Ap, Sv 7T£0c roy (3lov ri yvZfti Ts Tsxovs (Jt.fya.Xnu t %il fOTTWj' x) KxQxTTlg ToJ;OTfle» 0X07T91I eOolff, IXXWoV 4" Tujavoi/xev T Smxi. Arist. lib. 1. ad Nicomach. H 2 Revelling? An pajsim sequeris corvasy tefiave, lutove 61 Securus quo pes ferat, alque ex tempore vivis,? Elleborum frufira, cum jam cults agra twnebit, Poseentes videos? venienti occurrite morbo. Et quid opus Cratera magnos promittere mantes? DiscitC, 6 miserl, &? causas cognoscite reruns 6$ Quidsumus, fa? quidnam vitlnrigiguimur: ordo Quij datus, fc? metaquam mollis fiexus, fa? unde; £uis modus argento, quid fas optare, quid a/per Jtik nummus habet patria cbarifque prafiiqws L. 65. Cratertu. A famous Physician at Rome, in the time ps Augustus. Cicero mentions him in the twelfth Book of his Epi...

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