1 edition of The Comedies of Terence found in the catalog.
Anchor #A305.Cover art by Eugene Berman.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 113 p. :|
|Number of Pages||91|
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both in the nick of time: I want you both. Frederick Clayton was Professor of Classics at the University of Exeter. 69 If this is a fault, the fault is the ignorance of the Poet; not that he intended to be guilty of theft. In this Version of the Plays of Terence the Text of Volbehr, 1846, has been followed, with the few exceptions mentioned in the Notes. Italics in the translation indicate text added by the translator, not present in the Latin original.
Charinus, unintentionally I have ruined both myself and you, unless the Gods in some way befriend us. By thus saying, he also avoids giving a direct reply. Under this name some suppose Diana to have been worshiped.
In the first place then, she declared that she was pregnant by Pamphilus; that has been proved to be false. Why do you pretend it then? This page from late in the volume shows how closely the New York edition followed the physical format of the London original.
Chremes, influenced by this report, came to me of his own accord, to offer his only daughter as a wife to my son, with a very large portion. Enter Pamphilus, wringing his hands. And yet not at all.
We can not wonder then that Crito is unwilling to engage in a suit so inconvenient from its length, expense, and little prospect of success. Carry him off on your shoulders in-doors as fast as possible. Dear me, what, now at last? That made watching a tragedy more like being a god The Comedies of Terence a human, an Olympian sitting above the turmoil of mortal life or a scientist observing an experimental animal pinned and squirming under the microscope.
You do tell good news. Like any public figure who feels compelled to defend his actions and choices, Terence dodges questions, skirts issues, flatters his producers, kisses up to the public, points to his own genius and, generally, acts like a politician at a press conference, not a patient on truth serum. Why do you suppose he is?
Though much admired in his day and long after, not even one work of his survives whole and intact.
Once upon a time, in the early ages, there was a calling for that class; this is a new mode of coney-catching; I, in fact, have been the first to strike into this path.
As to what they cite as his crime, listen to this! Now he wishes for a wife.