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  • All adversity finds ease in complaining (as [3421] Isidore holds), and 'tis a solace to relate it, [3422] Ἀγαθὴ δε ἐταίρου. Friends 'confabulations are comfortable at all times, as fire in winter, shade in summer, quale sopor fessis in gramine, meat and drink to him that is hungry or athirst;

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Caesareum et queruli quondam uice functus amici, 30 nunc conuiua leuis monstrataque reddere uerba tam facilis! quo tu, Melior dilecte, recluso numquam solus eras. at non inglorius umbris mittitur: Assyrio cineres adolentur amomo et tenues Arabum respirant gramine plumae35

    On the Death of a Favourite Parrot

  • Narcissus uero dignus amore puer. cernis ab inriguo repetentem gramine ripas,

    Narcissus

  • Gaudet equis canibusque, et aprici gramine campi. '

    Life of Johnson

  • Quale fopor feffis in gramine, quale per seftum Dulcis aquae faliente fitim reftinguere rivo:

    P. Virgilii Maronis Opera

  • Ladea demittunt: pinguesque in gramine laeto Inter fe adverlis ludantur comibus haedi.

    P. Virgilii Maronis Opera

  • Saltibus in vacuis pafcant, et plena fecundum Flumina: mufcus ubi, et viridiflima gramine ripa Speluncaeque tegant, et faxea procubet umbra.

    P. Virgilii Maronis Opera

  • Quale fopor feflis in gramine, quale per aeftum Dulcis aquae faliente fitim reftinguere rivo:

    P. Virgilii Maronis opera: emendabat et notulis illustr. G. Wakefield

  • Cum folem nondum fumantia prata fatentur Exortum, et tumids pendent in gramine guttap,

    The Works of the English Poets

  • Saepe itaque inter fe proftrati in gramine molli Propter aqilse rivum, fub ramis arboris altae,

    T. Lucretii Cari De rerum natura libri sex

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