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|Villiers, George Each man has his appointed day: short and irreparable in the |
brief life of all, but to extend our fame by our deeds, this is the work of mankind. -
Virgil Fame hides her head among the clouds. - Virgil What a heavy burden is a ...
|Representations of Fama in Western Literature Philip Hardie ... In one of the |
many celebrations of the fame of Louis XIV the sculptor Domenico Guidi made a
group of La Renommée du Roy, originally ... up to hide her head among the
|here drawn of Discord, iuhose head touched the heavens, and i»hose feet were |
on earth, may as justly be applied to the ... Fame (he fays) is properly seigned to
hide her head in the clouds, because the grounds and authors of rumours afe ...
|The stately quarto, like a whited sepulchre, may hide its contents under a |
splendid covering, but death and destruction ... Religion, like the heathen poet's
Fame, hides her head among the clouds; but we may behold her footsteps upon
|Fame (he Cays) is properly feigned to hide her head in the clouds, because the |
grounds and authors of rumours are commonly unknown. As if the fame might not
be alledged for Homer, since the grounds and authors of Discord are often no ...
|Sat., 5, 162. Caput artis est deccre quod facias.— Tho chief thing in nn art is that |
what you do shall be befitting. Cicero. De Oralore, 1, S'J. Caput inter nubila condit
. — [Fame] hides her head among the clouds. Ylrgil. JEn., 4,177. Caput lupinum.
|Though we cannot comprehend the Christian mysteries, we can judge of their |
fitness and adequacy to work certain beneficial effects in ourselves. Religion, like
the heathen poet's Fame, hides her head among the clouds ; but we may behold
|[Fame] hides her head among the clouds. YlrgU. 4,177. Caput lupinum. — A |
wolf's head. Law. Applied to a felon or outlaw who on account of his crimes might
be knocked on the head like a wolf. Caput mortuum. — A dead-head (a worthless
|... the Same Page, and Critical, Historical, Geographical, and Classical Notes, in |
English, from the Best Commentators Both Ancient and Modern, ... Gaudens, et
pariter facta atqtie infecta canebat: iyO eanebat facta atque infecta:
TRANSLATION. hides her head among the clouds. ... 442. tion and war, is still
discord : but Fame, wiien Discord ! dire sister of the slaught'ring it grows to be
universal, is Fame no ...
|As to the heathen antiquities of the world, it is in vain to note them for deficient : |
deficient they are no doubt, consisting most ... for antiquity is like fame, " caput
inter nubila condit" (she hides her head among the clouds), her head is muffled
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