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It is the object of the Notes added to these Extracts to give the young Student, for whose use they are exclusively intended, such assistance as may encourage him to acquire a knowledge of the Book, without saving him the trouble of learning it.
The more difficult passages are explained, as well as such references to History and Mythology as need explanation for a learner..
No notice is taken of variety of Text, except in some few passages, where the meaning is essentially dependent on the reading, or the grammar is disturbed by it.
Page 7, line 9 from bottom, pro Phay, lege Phaz.
84, - 1st line of the Argument, pro received, lege recovered.
86, 4th ver. of Selection xvIII. pro nomine lege nomina. , 95, rer. 35, pro clava lege clavi.
102, top line, pro lacrymates lege lacrymatas.
after jucunda. , 224, Note on ver. 26, pro fides lege fide. „ 277. The Quotation from 'The Lay of the Last Minstrel, at the foot
of the Page, should close with
The unpremeditated lay.' , 278, line 5, pro fontium lege frontium. , 286, Note on LXIV. 41, pro St. Julio lege St. Julian. , 287, last line but one, pro Etrusia lege Etruria.
Deianira Herculi ..
1 VII. The Death of Romulus.. 11
7 VIII. Numa establishes Laws 72
16 IX. Ancile, the sacred Shield 73
23 X. Tullia and her Father S.
XI. The Capture of Gabü ...
.. .. 42
XII. Lucretia kills herself
Tarquin banished ..
XIII. The Death of 300 Fabii
fire by Metellus ...
from a false Charge ...
XVI. C. Cæsar invades Parthia
XVII. Augustus dedicates a
Teniple to Mars ...
Triumphs of Augustus 86
XIX. Elegy on the Walnut-Tree 87
68 | XX. Ovid's Account of his Life 94
XXI. The Fasti dedicated to | XXXII. Ovid's Lament over
Germanicus ... ... 99 his Old Age ... ... 115
Adversity ... ...
his Tristia ... ... 120
pine ... ... ... 122
. .. ... 124
... 113 XLII. The Festival of Ceres at
... ... 126