All that life is a thing we must leave soon, and forever, and must be hopelessly lapped in an eternity of blind silence. "I shall let men see the certain end of all," he cries; "then will they resist religion, and the threats of priests and prophets." But this "certain end" is exactly what mortals do not desire to see. To this sleep they prefer even tenebras Orci, vastasque lacunas.

Delay would have been expensive without use, as the debt was too considerable for payment or bail: I, therefore, suffered myself to be immediately conducted to gaol. Vestibulum ante ipsum, primisque in faucibus Orci, Luctus et ultrices posuere cubilia cureae: Pallentesque habitant morbi, tristisque senectus, Et metus, et malesuada fames, et turpis egestas. VIRG. AEn. vi. 273.

'Vestibulum ante ipsum, primisque in faucibus orci, Luctus et ultrices posuere cubilia Curae; Pallentesque habitant Morbi, tristisque Senectus, Et metus, et malesuada Fames, et turpis Egestas, Terribiles visu formae; Lethumque, Laborque . I proposed to him to dictate an essay on it, and offered to write it. He said, he would not do it then, but perhaps would write one at some future period.

He felt full well, and in his epitaph expressed, what he had been to his nation: -Immortales mortales si foret fas fiere, Flerent divae Camenae Naevium poetam; Itaque, postquam est Orci traditus thesauro, Obliti sunt Romae loquier lingua Latina.

He felt full well, and in his epitaph expressed, what he had been to his nation: -Immortales mortales si foret fas fiere, Flerent divae Camenae Naevium poetam; Itaque, postquam est Orci traditus thesauro, Obliti sunt Romae loquier lingua Latina.

Immortelles mortales si foret fas flere Flerent divae Camenae Naevium poetam; Itaque postquam est Orci traditus thesauro Obliti sunt Romai loquier lingua Latina. The Latin Muses were, indeed, then in the full pride and hope of a vigorous and daring youth.