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Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley) 38 0 Browse Search
Flavius Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews (ed. William Whiston, A.M.) 20 0 Browse Search
M. Annaeus Lucanus, Pharsalia (ed. Sir Edward Ridley) 10 0 Browse Search
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World English Bible (ed. Rainbow Missions, Inc., Rainbow Missions, Inc.; revision of the American Standard Version of 1901) 6 0 Browse Search
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Boethius, Consolatio Philosophiae, Book Three , Metrum 3: (search)
Metrum 3: The rich are plagued by cares. Meter: Iambic trimeter alternating with elegiac pentameter (= 2 hemiepes). In the trimeter there is a caesura after the fifth element; no substitutions are allowed in the second hemiepes of the pentameter. non expleturas: "not about to fulfill," i.e., "that will not fulfill/satisfy." bacis: < baca , literally, "berry"; by extension, "pearl." rubri litoris: i.e., from the shore of the "Red Sea," which for ancients could be either the Persian Gulf, the Indian Ocean, or what we call the Red Sea itself. centeno . . . bove: "with a hundred oxen" (collective singular common in poetry). superstitem: "surviving," i.e., "while he lives," to contrast with defunctum in next line. leves: here, "fickle."