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  • Phaedrus speaks in his own person, [10] defending himself against detractors with an acrid tone which recalls the Terentian prologues.

    Latin Literature

  • Montaigne adapts the Terentian line in the essay “Of Drunkenness,” changing it to the third person.

    The fox’s apology

  • (Duncan-Jones and Van Orsten, 200) {84} Terentian characters, none of whom were intended to be imitated.

    Defence of Poesie

  • Terentian tag, 'Homo sum: humani nil a me alienum puto.'

    The Unity of Civilization

  • If anyone had genius to produce, in Terentian style,

    Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman

  • I say "become prominent," because Terence and Plautus were known from the earliest times, and Dr Ward is inclined to think that Latin comedy affected the earlier drama of England to a considerable extent [104], although good examples of Terentian comedy are not found until the 16th century.

    John Lyly

  • Roister smacks of the "miles gloriosus"; Merygreeke combines the vice with the Terentian rogue; and yet, when all is said, Udall's play remains a remarkably original production, realistic and English.

    John Lyly

  • Passing mention must be made of the Terentian Mss. illustrations, though they add but little weight to the foregoing.

    The Dramatic Values in Plautus

  • Terentian productions, stand almost alone in the history of Graeco-Roman comedy as unmasked plays.

    The Dramatic Values in Plautus

  • We must not forget too the vivacity indicated by the comic scenes among the Pompeian and Herculanean wall-paintings, [86] which have a close kinship with the Terentian MSS. pictures.

    The Dramatic Values in Plautus

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