The Satyricon of Petronius

The Satyricon of Petronius (Paperback)

By Petronius Arbiter 
Publisher: General Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1150174129
EAN: 9781150174124
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 194
Publish Date: 2009-12-31
Binding: Paperback
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...worn round their necks by Roman boys. They were laid aside at maturity and solemnly consecrated to the Lares, or Household God-. Then after we had all wished one another good health of mind and body, 2 Trimalchio turned to Niceros and said, "You used to be better company; what makes you so dull and silent to-day? I beg you, if you wish to oblige me, tell us that adventure of yours." Niceros, delighted at his friend's affability, replied, "May I never make profit more, if I'm not ready to burst with satisfaction to see you so well disposed, Trimalchio. So, ho for a pleasant hour, --though I very much fear these learned chaps will laugh at me. Well let 'em. I'll say my say for all that What does it hurt me, if a man does grin? Better they should laugh with me than at me." "These words the hero spake," and so began the following strange story: 1 "Profit, Prosperity and Private Gain." 'A ceremony on the conclusion of a meal, like the German "Geseligte Mahlzeit," and the handshake customary under the same circumstance among Swedes and Norwegians. "When I was still a Ifiiceros' stors., ., . of a Werewolf. skve, we hved i n a narrow street; the house is Gavil la's now. There, as the gods would have it, I fell in love with Terentius the tavernkeeper's wife; you all knew Melissa from Tarentum, the prettiest of pretty wenches Not that I courted her carnally or for venery, but more because she was such a good sort Nothing I asked did she ever refuse; if she made a penny, I got a halfpenny; whatever I saved, I put in her purse, and she never choused me. Well her husband died when they were at a country house. So I moved heaven and earth to get to her; true friends, you know, are proved in adversity. "It so happened my master had gone to Capua, to...
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Title: The Satyricon of Petronius
Publisher: General Books
Author: Petronius Arbiter
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1150174129
EAN: 9781150174124
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 194
Publish Date: 2009-12-31
Binding: Paperback

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