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PSEAUME I. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

9 10 11

12 1. O que bien-heureux est le personnage qui ne chemine point

13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 suivant le conseil des méchans, et qui ne s'arrête point au train des 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36

37 pécheurs, et qui ne s'assied point au banc des moqueurs;

38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 2. Mais duquel le plaisir est en la loy de l'Eternel, tellement 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58. qu'il médite jour et nuit en sa loy. 59 60 61 62 63 64 65

66 67


69 70 3. Car il sera comme un arbre planté près des ruisseaux d'eaux

70 ) 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 courantes, qui rend son fruit en sa saison, et duquel le feuillage 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 ne Alétrit point: et ainsi tout ce qu'il fera viendra à bien.

97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 4. Il n'en sera pas ainsi des méchans: mais ils seront comme de 109 110 111 112 113 114 ( 115 ) la balle que le vent chasse au loin.

116117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 5. C'est pourquoi les méchans ne subsisteront point en 125

128 129 130 131 132 133 jugement, ni les pécheurs en l'assemblée des justes;

134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 6. Car l'Eternel avoue le train des justes, mais le train des 146

147 méchans périra.

126 127

PSALM I. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 1. Oh! how very happy is the person who (not) walks not ( 13 ) 14 15 ( 16 ) 17 18 19 20 21 22 according to the counsel of the wicked, and who (not) himself stops 23 ( 24 ) 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 ( 34 ) 35 not in the way of sinners, and who (not) himself sits not on the seat ( 36 ) 37 of the scorners.

38 ( 39 ) 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 2. But of whom the pleasure is in the law of the Lord, so that 51 52

53 54 55 56 57 58 he meditates day and night in his law.

59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 ( 70 3. For he shall be as a tree planted near the rivers of waters

70 ) 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 flowing, which yields its fruit in its season, and of which the leaves

83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 ( 92 ) 93 94 95 (not) wither not; and thus all that which he shall do will come to

96 good.

97 98 ( 99 ) 100 101 (102) 103, 104 105 ( 106 ) 4. It (not) shall be not thus of the wicked; but they shall be 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 like unto the chaff which the wind driveth far. 116 117 ( 118 ) 119 120

121 (

122 ) 123 124 5. That is for which the wicked (not) shall subsist not in 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 (132)

133 judgment, nor (the) sinners in the assembly of the righteous.

134 135 136 137 138 139 (140) 141 142 143 144 6. For the Lord owneth the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked shall perish. (145) 146 ( 147 )

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In DEMOSTHENEM Commentarii JOANNIS SEAger, Bicknor Wallicæ in Com. Monumethiæ Rectoris.

No. III.—[Continued from No. LIII. p. 53.] Pao CoRONA. p. 278. 1. 5. μετά ταύτ' ευθύς ο Φίλιππος δύναμιν συλλέξας και παρελθών ως επί την Κιβραίαν, ερρώσθαι φράσας πολλά [και] Κιβραίους και Λοκρούς, την 'Ελάτειαν καταλαμβάνει.

ερρώσθαι φράσας πολλά και Κιρραίοις και Λοκροίς]

66 Cum interea Cirrhæis et Locrensibus multa ad salutem spectantia dixisset!” Par nobile, Foulkes et Freind.-ερρώσθαι φράσας πολλά, est, Cum multam salutem dixisset. Having bid a long farewell. -Ego vero multam salutem et foro dicam et curiæ. Cicero. Ad Div. vii. 33. πολλά είπόντα χαίρειν τα αληθεί. Ρlato. Phaedr. p. 212. 1. 23. ed. Basil prim.-ερρώσθαι πολλά τους νόμους είπών. Demostlh. In Μidiam. p. 526. 1. ult. ΤΟ ΓΟΥΝ ΜΑΚΡΑΝ ΧΑΙΡΕΙΝ ΦΡΑΣΑΙ, ΤΟ ΜΗ ΚΕΤΙ ΦΡΟΝΤΙΕΙΝ δηλοί. Lucian. Pro laps. int. salut. p. 519. ed. Salmur.

Pro Corona. p. 307. 1. 3. τί γαρ νύν λέγεις οία έχρήν πράττειν, αλλ' ου τότ', ών εν τη πόλει, και παρών, ταύτ' έγραφες, είπερ, ενεδέχετο παρά τους παρόντας καιρούς εν οίς ουχ όσα έβουλόμεθα, αλλ' όσα δοίη τα πράγματα, έδει δέχεσθαι. Post ενεδέχετο subaudiendum πράττειν.-παρά τους παρόντας καιρούς construenda sunt cum έγραφες, subdistinctione ideo ab ενεδέχετο separanda. Ηac propterea moneo, quia Foulkes et Freind verterunt, Quid enim nunc dicis quod fieri olim oportebat? et cur non potius, cum in civitate esses, ista tunc temporis, si tibi ita licuisset, decrevisti ?”

Pro Corona. p. 307. 1. 6. ο γάρ αντωνούμενος, και ταχύ τους παρ' ημών απελαυνωμένους προσδεξάμενος, και χρήματα προσθήσων, υπήρχεν έτοιμος. « Is enim in promtu erat, qui et contra nos licitationes faceret, iisque qui a nobis ejecti erant. hospitium praberet, et pecunias insuper daret.” Foulkes et Freind. Quasi de exulibus agatur! τους απελαυνομένους, Thebanos significat, ab Atheniensium Societate conditionibus iniquis abactos.

Pro Corona. p. 313. 1. 20. φέρε δή και τας των λειτουργιών μαρτυρίας, ών λελειτούργηκα, υμίν αναγνώ πάσας. Μallem αναγνώ in persona tertia. patet enim ex 1. 26, [ΛΕΓΕ τας μαρτυρίας, Oratoreni ipsum testimonia non recitaturum fuisse.

Sequitur παρανάγνωθι δ' ημίν και συ τας ρήσεις, ας ελυμήνω. Which you murdered. “They took frequent occasion to use hard words, that they might show a politeness in murdering them." Addison, Spect. No. 45.

[This sense of the verb, To murder: viz. To mar by bad execution, pronunciation, representation, &c. is omitted even in Mr. Todd’s edition of Dr. Johnson's dictionary. The defect is supplied in my Supplement to that work, sold by Rodwell and Martin, Bond Street.]

Pro Corona. p. 324. τους υπάρχοντας έκαστοι πολίτας εξαπατώντες και διαφθείροντες, έως δούλους εποίησαν. Θετταλούς Δάοχος, Κινέας, θρασύδαιος. άρκάδας Κερκιδάς, Ιερώνυμος, Ευκαλπίδας. άργείους Μύρτις, Τελάδαμος, Μνασέας. ήλείους Ευξίθεος, Κλεότιμος, Αρίσταιχμος, μεσσηνίους οι Φιλιάδου του θεούς εχθρού παίδες, Νέων και θρασύλοχος. σι

« Attalus,

κυωνίους 'Αρίστρατος, 'Επιχάρης. κορινθίους Δείναρχος, Δημάρατος. μεγαρέας Πτoιόδωρος, "Ελιξος, Πέριλλος. θηβαίους Τιμόλαος, θεογείτων, Ανεμοίτας. ευβοέας Ιππαρχος, Κλείταρχος, Σωσίστρατος. έπιλείψει με λέγοντα η ημέρα τα των προδοτών ονόματα.

Imitatus est Cicero, In Verr. lib. iv. cap. 26. homo pecuniosus, Neti: Lyso Lilybæi: Critolaus Ennæ: Syracusis Aschrio, Cleomenes, Theomnastus : Elori Archonides, Megistus. vox me citius defecerit quam nomina.”

De Falsa LEGATIONE.-Argumenti vice fungatur ávaxePanaicois Oratoris ipsius, p. 442. I. 23.--vel p. 235. et seqq. Pro Corona.

De Falsa Leg. Argum. 2. p. 834. 1. ult. 'Αριστόδημος δε, και Νεοπτόλεμος υποκριται τραγωδίας ετύγχανον. De hoc Neoptolemo, in Oratione.

De Pace. p. 58.-κατιδων Νεοπτόλεμον, τον υποκριτήν, τω μεν της τέχνης προσχήματι τυγχάνονταδείας, κακά δ' εργαζόμενον τα μέγιστα την πόλιν, και τα παρ' υμίν διοικούντα Φιλίππων και πρυτανευόντα, παρελθων είπον εις υμάς.

De Falsa Leg. Argum. 2. p. 336. 1. 18. Ιστέον δε, ότι Δημοσθένης ουκ απήλθεν εν τη δευτέρα πρεσβεία δια τοιαύτην πρόφασιν απελθών γαρ, κ. τ. λ.

Hunc locum corruptum esse, orationis ipsius lectoribus manifestum erit.

oủx delendum esse constat, quod [pag. 394.] ipse Auctor ait, se ad redimendos captivos denuo cum legatis ivisse.". Wolf.

L“ – liquet negativam istam particulam in omnibus codd. tam scriptis quam prelo excusis, (solo Reg. a forte excepto) solenniter et obstinate exstare, atque ea quidem constantia, ut cedere velle non videatur.” Taylor.

Restituendum puto,- ότι Δημοσθένης ουκ ΑΝ απήλθεν εν τη δευτέρα πρεσβεία, ΕΙ ΜΗ δια τοιαύτην πρόφασιν. Firιmant hand emendationem loci isti orationis: επειδή δε αφικόμεθα εις 'Ωρεών&c. Secunda legatione scilicet p. 389. 1: 25. δν τοίνυν χρόνον ημεν εκεί και καθήμεθ' εν Πέλλη---&c. eadem legatione. p. 393. 3. 9.-τούτοις ωμολογήκειν ήξειν, ους έλυσάμην.-- -έπει, ΕΙ ΜΗ δια το τούτους βούλεσθαι σώσαι, εξώλης απολοίμην, και προώλης, ει και προσλαβών γ αν αργύριον πάνυ πολύ, μετά τούτων έπρέσβευσα. p. 395. 1. 6.

De Falsa Legatione.--"Multæ sunt ejus totæ orationes subtiles, ut contra Leptirem: multæ totæ graves, ut quædam Philippicæ : multæ variæ: ut contra Æschinem, falsæ legationis ut contra eundem pro causa Ctesiphontis." Cicero. Orat. cap. 31.

De Falsa Legatione. p. 353. 1. 24. ο τοίνυν μέγιστον απαντων

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