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  • It is called auriga virtutum (the charioteer of the virtues); it guides the other virtues by setting rule and measure.

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  • Moon at Lotus Temple, DELHI humayun tomb moonrise moon at Qutub summer triangle at qutub complex summer triangle at Qutub minar complex auriga the pleiades and the hyades

    Venus and moon conjunction from south block, Delhi

  • Quae haec injustitia ut nobilis quispiam, aut faenerator qui nihil agat, lautam et splendidam vitam agat, otio et deliciis, quum interim auriga, faber, agricola, quo respub. carere non potest, vitam adeo miseram ducat, ut pejor quam jumentorum sit ejus conditio?

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • It was (as I said) once well agreeing with reason, and there was an excellent consent and harmony between them, but that is now dissolved, they often jar, reason is overborne by passion: Fertur equis auriga, nec audit currus habenas, as so many wild horses run away with a chariot, and will not be curbed.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Laomedonteae luimus periuria Troiae .... vicinae ruptis inter se legibus urbes arma ferunt; saevit toto Mars impius orbe; ut cum carceribus sese effudere quadrigae, addunt in spatio, et frustra retinacula tendens fertur equis auriga neque audit currus habenas.

    The Legacy of Greece Essays By: Gilbert Murray, W. R. Inge, J. Burnet, Sir T. L. Heath, D'arcy W. Thompson, Charles Singer, R. W. Livingston, A. Toynbee, A. E. Zimmern, Percy Gardner, Sir Reginald Blomfield

  • -- Tunc magis tragoedi audiendi, magis scilicet vocales in sua propria calamitate; tunc histriones cognoscendi, solutiores multo per ignem; tunc spectandus auriga, in flammea rota totus rubens, & c. '

    A Mere Accident

  • This late comer is not an obscure man; he is the famous charioteer, or _auriga circensis_, Scirtus, who began his career A.

    Pagan and Christian Rome

  • [123] See Luigi Grifi: _Sopra la iscrizione antica dell 'auriga

    Pagan and Christian Rome

  • Some of the Christians were covered with the skins of wild beasts so that savage dogs might tear them to pieces; others were besmeared with tar and tallow, and burnt at the stake; others were crucified (_crucibus adfixi_), while Nero in the attire of a vulgar _auriga_ ran his races around the goals.

    Pagan and Christian Rome

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  • "Auriga, the Waggoner, in astronomy, the name of one of the constellations in the northern hemisphere, containing 26 stars, according to Tycho Brahe; 40, according to Hevelius; and 66 in the Britannic catalogue.

    "This is one of the 48 asterisms mentioned by all the ancient astronomers; and represented by the figure of an old man, in a kind of sitting posture, with a goat and her kids in his left hand, and a bridle in his right."
    Falconer's New Universal Dictionary of the Marine (1816), 25

    October 12, 2008