Medicinal Grammar


Lorenzo Valla, Ars Grammatica 1-12 You see how doctors giving wormwood to children anoint the cup’s rim with Cecropian honey, so that the bitterness covered by sweetness will offend less (for healthy things are often unpleasant to the taste); and you see how song relieves the sailor’s labor as he churns up the blue of […]

Medicinal Grammar

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