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  • = Professor R.J. Tarrant points out to me Ovid's imitation here of _Ecl_ VI 74-75 'Scyllam ... candida succinctam latrantibus inguina monstris'; the _rates_ and _nautae_ of

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • Scylla feris trunco quod latret ab inguine monstris, 25

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • And the invocation to sleep in the _Hercules Furens_ proved worthy to provide an inspiration for Shakespeare [197] (1063): solvite tantis animum monstris solvite superi, caecam in melius flectite mentem. tuque, o domitor

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal

  • Herculeos, Stygiis et si concurrere monstris fata darent, si Cyaneos raperere per aestus.

    The Marriage of Stella and Violentilla

  • Nor is this passage of Virgil without sublimity, where the stench of the vapour in Albunea conspires so happily with the sacred horror and gloominess of that prophetic forest: At rex sollicitus monstris oracula Fauni

    Smell and Taste. Bitters and Stenches

  • Jonston 9.213 quotes a case in the seventeenth century of a blind man who, it is said, could tell black from white by touch alone; several other instances are mentioned in a chapter entitled ` ` De compensatione naturæ monstris facta. ''

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Jonston quotes a case in the seventeenth century of a blind man who, it is said, could tell black from white by touch alone; several other instances are mentioned in a chapter entitled "De compensatione naturae monstris facta."

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Candida succinctam latrantibus inguina monstris: so the generalities of the schoolmen are for a while good and proportionable; but then when you descend into their distinctions and decisions, instead of a fruitful womb for the use and benefit of man's life, they end in monstrous altercations and barking questions.

    The Advancement of Learning

  • a uobis deieci oculos, partim ignaua segnities partim callidus liuor occurrit, ut contumeliam uideatur diuinis tractatibus inrogare qui talibus hominum monstris non agnoscenda haec potius quam proculcanda proiecerit.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Tum illa: "Et esset," inquit, "infiniti stuporis omnibusque horribilius monstris, si, uti tu aestimas, in tanti uelut patrisfamilias dispositissima domo uilia uasa colerentur, pretiosa sordescerent.

    The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy

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