[Milton-L] Latin inquiries [x-list with Ficino-L]

moeckw at ncc.edu moeckw at ncc.edu
Sat May 20 13:23:42 EDT 2006


For the note to PL 12.71 and the Augustine attribution, look at 19.15 (instead of the inverted numbers cited.)
Best, Wm

----- Original Message -----
From: Jameela Lares <Jameela.Lares at usm.edu>
Date: Saturday, May 20, 2006 11:56 am
Subject: [Milton-L] Latin inquiries [x-list with Ficino-L]

> I'm working on notes for Paradise Lost, books 11-12, and have come 
> across a few
> items I can't trace.  I'll appreciate any help.  
> 
> 1.  For 11.270 ("native Soile").  Newton cites a Latin tag, Nescio 
> qua natale
> solum dulcedine tangit/ Humanos animos, but without attribution.  
> I haven't
> been able to find it in any of my databases.  (If it is in 
> Perseus, I am not
> searching properly--sorry!) Newton, of course, may be citing it 
> incorrectlyfrom memory.
> 
> 2.  For 11.71 ("human left from human free").  Hume cites 
> Augustine?s 
> City of God 15.19 as saying, Rationalem factum ad imaginem suam, 
> noluit 
> nisi irrationalibus dominari, non hominem homini, sed hominem 
> pecori.  
> But there isn't such a statement at that place, nor can I find the 
> lines in 
> Patrologia Latina.
> 
> With apologies, for cross-listing, thanks.
> 
> Jameela
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