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  • Nihil omnino meliorem vitam degunt, quam ferae in silvis, jumenta in terris.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Lucretius (Book V, line 962), et Venus in silvis iungebat corpora amantum, “and in the woods Venus united the bodies of lovers.”

    NATURE

  • The interpretation of the passage will be best derived from Hist.iv. 22, where Tacitus says: -- "Depromptae silvis lucisve ferarum imagines, ut cuique genti inire praelium mos est."

    The Germany and the Agricola of Tacitus

  • As for myself, I scrape wildly on the violin, as a simple country amateur -- 'Orpheus in silvis'.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • Ecce nihil querulum per te, Meliboee, sonamus; per te secura saturi recubamus in umbra, et fruimur silvis Amaryllidos, ultima nuper litora terrarum, nisi tu, Meliboee, fuisses, ultima visuri, trucibusque obnoxia Mauris pascua Geryonis.

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • Donatus, 'Parentibus modicis fuit ac praecipue patre, quem quidam opificem figulum, plures Magi cuiusdam viatoris initio mercennarium mox ob industriam generum tradiderunt egregieque substantiae silvis coemendis et apibus curandis auxisse reculam.'

    The Student's Companion to Latin Authors

  • Nox et caeruleam terris infuderat umbram. ille propinquabat silvis et ab aggere celso scuta virum galeasque videt rutilare comantes, qua laxant rami nemus adversaque sub umbra flammeus aeratis lunae tremor errat in armis. obstipuit visis, ibat tamen, horrida tantum spicula et inclusum capulo tenus admovet ensem. ac prior unde, viri, quidve occultatis in armis? 'non humili terrore rogat. nec reddita contra vox, fidamque negant suspecta silentia pacem.

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal

  • In Germāniae silvis sunt [1] multa genera ferārum quae reliquīs in locīs nōn vīsa sint.

    Latin for Beginners

  • "_Quum Venus in silvis jungebat corpora amantum_," they have travelled the long, the weary way Lucretius describes to little avail, if they may not keep their hopes and fears.

    Letters on Literature

  • Or, take again this single line: -- et Venus in silvis iungebat corpora amantum.

    Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Third series

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