The letters of Caius Plinius Caecilius Secundus: the tr. of Melmoth, revised and corrected with notes and a mem. by F.C.T. Bosanquet

Front Cover

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 194 - ... and black pieces of burning rock. They were likewise in danger not only of being aground by the sudden retreat of the sea, but also from the vast fragments which rolled down from the mountain and obstructed all the shore. Here he stopped to consider whether he should return back again ; to which the pilot advising him, "Fortune," said he, "befriends the brave.

Bibliographic information