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  • And why may I not? — [602] Pictoribus atque poetis, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • It is true that in private houses his other odes, for Ligurinus and Liciscus and other contemptible characters, were heard at table; performances which undoubtedly were not calculated to excite the finest feelings of devotion; but there is a time for all things, “pictoribus atque poetis.”

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Caecilius Minutio, Omnia ista figmenta mala sanae religionis, et inepta solatia a poetis inventa, vel ab aliis ob commodum, superstitiosa misteria, &c. 6787.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • The dabblers, whether in verse or in any other high sphere, should be every day unsparingly reminded that neither gods, nor men, nor booksellers have pardoned their mediocrity: mediocribus esse poetis

    The Art of Literature

  • Wherein if the Philosophers have more rightly shewed themselves Philosophers then the Poets, have attained to the high toppe of their profession (as in truth Mediocribus esse poetis non Dii, non homines, non concessere columnae {40},) it is (I say againe) not the fault of the Art, but that by fewe men that Art can be accomplished.

    Defence of Poesie

  • Cn. Naevius poeta fabulas apud populum dedit, quem M. Varro in libris de poetis primo stipendia fecisse ait bello Poenico primo, idque ipsum Naevium dicere in eo carmine, quod de eodem bello scripsit. '

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • _ 79, 5-7, 'Donec pudor obstet, ne Aetnam describas in tuo carmine et hunc sollemnem omnibus poetis locum adtingas; quem quo minus Ovidius tractaret, nihil obstitit, quod iam Vergilius impleverat ...

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • II x 17 'sunt tamen inter se _communia sacra_ poetis', and _EP_ III iv

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • _Aeliae_: eadem per A et I scripta numerum singularem ostendere, ut hujus _Aeliai_: inducti a poetis, qui _pictai vestis_ scripserunt: et quia Graeci per I potissimum hanc syllabam scribunt propter exilitatem litterae, [Greek: transliteration] _ae_ autem propter naturalem productionem jungere vocali alteri non possunt: _iota_ vero, quae est brevis eademque longa, aptior ad hanc structuram visa est: quam potestatem apud nos habet et I, quae est longa et brevis.

    The Roman Pronunciation of Latin Why we use it and how to use it

  • The greater part of the section _De grammaticis et rhetoribus_ is extant, as well as lives of Terence, Horace, and Lucan from the section _de poetis_, and of Pliny the elder from the section

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

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