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15 You collect your straggling hairs on each side, Marinus, endeavoring to conceal the vast .. of your shining bald pate by the locks which still grow on your temples. But the hairs disperse, and return to their own place with every of wind; flanking your bare poll on either side with crude tufts. We might imagine we saw Hermeros of Cydas standing between Speudophorus and Telesphorus. Why not confess yourself an old man? Be content to seem what you really are, and let the barber shave off the rest of your hair. There is nothing more contemptible than a bald man who pretends to have hair. MARTIAL-Epigrams. Bk. X. Ep. 83. 16 The very hairs of your head are all numbered. Matthew. X. 30. 17 Munditiis capimur: non sine lege capillis. We are charmed by neatness of person; let not thy hair be out of order. OvID—Ars Amatoria. III. 133.
18 Her head was bare; But for her native ornament of hair; Which in a simple knot was tied above, Sweet negligence, unheeded bait of love! OvID—Metamorphoses. Meleager and Atalanta. L. 68. DRYDEN's trans. 19 Fair tresses man's imperial race insnare, And beauty draws us with a single hair. Pope—Rape 4. Lock. Canto II. L. 27. (See also DRYDEN)
20 Hoary whiskers and a forky beard. Pope—Rape of the Lock. Canto III. L. 37.
21 Then cease, bright nymph! to mourn thy ravish'd hair
Which adds new glory to the shining sphere;
1 'Twas a hand 13 who ote dimpled, warm, languid, and l # have been happy, madame, adds to ca- amity.
The hand of a woman is often, in youth,
BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER—The Fair Maid of the Inn. Act I. Sc. 1. L. 250.
La massima felicita divisa nel maggior numero.
The greatest happiness of the greatest number.
BECCARIA—Trattato dei Delitti e delle Pene (Treatise of Crimes and of Punishment). Introd. (1764) (See also HUTCHEson)