The Liberty of Rome: A History, 第 2 卷

G. P. Putnap; London, R. Bentley, 1849

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第 77 頁 - Rome ! my country ! city of the soul ! The orphans of the heart must turn to thee, Lone mother of dead empires ! and control In their shut breasts their petty misery. What are our woes and sufferance ? Come and see The cypress, hear the owl, and plod your way O'er steps of broken thrones and temples, Ye ! Whose agonies are evils of a day — A world is at our feet as fragile as our clay. The Niobe of nations ! there she stands, Childless and crownless, in her voiceless woe ; An empty urn within her...
第 210 頁 - I have laid a snare for thee, and thou art also taken, O Babylon, and thou wast not aware: thou art found, and also caught, because thou hast striven against the LORD.
第 437 頁 - The wiser madmen did for Virtue toil, A thorny, or at best a barren soil ; In Pleasure some their glutton souls would steep, But found their line too short, the well too deep, And leaky vessels which no bliss could keep. 35 Thus anxious thoughts in endless circles roll, ' Without a centre where to fix the soul.
第 522 頁 - Augustus, in the midst of his fallen subjects, the Business of THE FATHER had already been begun in the Temple at Jerusalem ; and, near by THE SON was increasing in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and man.
第 365 頁 - If to the city sped — What waits him there? To see profusion that he must not share ; To see ten thousand baneful arts combined To pamper luxury, and thin mankind ; To see each joy the sons of pleasure know, Extorted from his fellow-creature's woe. Here, while the courtier glitters in brocade, There the pale artist plies the sickly trade ; Here, while the proud their long-drawn pomps display, There the black gibbet glooms beside the way.
第 523 頁 - FATHER had already been begun in the Temple at Jerusalem ; and, near by THE SON was increasing in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and man. " The sea, as it were, upon which wave has pursued wave through day and night, through years and centuries, before our eyes, is thus illumined with the approaching light which we have been waiting to behold. And as we stand upon the shore, conscious of the spirit that has moved upon the face of the waters, we may lift our eyes with more confiding faith...
第 70 頁 - Romain regressus in concione ait: " Tantum agri cepi, ut solitudo futura fuerit, nisi tantum hominum cepissem : tantum porro hominum cepi, ut fame perituri fuerint, nisi tantum agri cepissem.
第 521 頁 - Yet, on the other hand, it must not seem, at the last, that the disposition of the Romans, or of mankind, to submission, was secured solely through the errors and the apparently ineffectual toils which we have traced back to these times of old. Desires too true to have been wasted, and strivings too humane to have been unproductive, though all were overshadowed by passing wrongs, still gleam as if in anticipation or in preparation of the advancing day.
第 341 頁 - Sulpieius was betrayed by one of his own slaves, and put to death. 26 Sulla was not yet the absolute master of Rome. Notwithstanding the terror inspired by his sanguinary triumph, the spirits of the citizens generally revived from day to day. So that when he commended certain candidates to their choice, they elected others whom he especially disapproved. There were other events, such as the murder of his recent colleague in the consulship, 27 to cause him anxiety.
第 227 頁 - We return to the Agrarian law. As it required the appointment of three commissioners to receive and to apportion the public domain, Tiberius himself, his brother Caius, then at Numantia, and his father-in-law Claudius were nominated...