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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 219 219 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 194 194 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 47 47 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 45 45 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 45 45 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 26 26 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 18 18 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 14 14 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 13 13 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 12 12 Browse Search
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John Conington, Commentary on Vergil's Aeneid, Volume 1, P. VERGILI MARONIS, line 427 (search)
In limine primo, alluding to the Roman custom of burying new-born infants in suggrundis, under the eaves of the house, as has been pointed out by a writer in the Saturday Review, Sept. 25, 1858, art. on Gladstone's Homeric Studies. Here of course it is the threshold of Orcus that is spoken of. Wakef., whom Ribbeck follows, ingeniously punctuated after flentes, connecting in limine primo with vitae, which he separated from exsortis—an arrangement supported by Lucan 2. 106, quoted by Cerda, nec primo in limine vitae Infantis miseri nascentia rumpere fata, but on the whole repudiated by the present passage, even independently of the reviewer's illustration. Plato deals very summarily with these infants in the vision of Er, Rep. 10, p. 615 c, tw=n de\ eu)qu\s genome/nwn [a)poqano/ntwn] kai\ o)li/gon xro/non biou/ntwn pe/ri a)/lla e)/legen ou)k a)/cia mnh/mhs