Select Epigrams of Martial (Classic Reprint)

Select Epigrams of Martial (Classic Reprint)


Excerpt from Select Epigrams of Martial Fometimes for the fake of found or metre and in general to make the epigram appear more natural and familiar. And I can with truth and fincerity declare, that I never once had a particular perfon -in my view. Were I to confine others, my own foibles would reprove me. And it would ill become me to ridicule my nei hbour, who lay (0 open to ridicule myfel Nor have I the leafi provocation for, I thank, God, I have no enemy. I know of none 5 and (hould be forty to create any 5 and to offend, where I intended to divert. If any thing is applied, I am innocent: and there can be but one of thefe two perfons to blame; either he, who applies unjuftly or he, who deferves the application. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Martial Martial
Hardback | 274 pages
152 x 229 x 16mm | 522g
Publication date
02 Sep 2018
Forgotten Books
Illustrations note
253 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white