Page 26. Pan huper sebastos. Lord over All.
Page 27. Perditur haec inter misero Lux. Horace, Satires, II., 6. This whole Satire is in harmony with the spirit of Cowley's Essays.
Page 29. A slave in Saturnalibus. In the Saturnalia, when Roman slaves had licence to disport themselves.
Page 29. Unciatim, &c. Terence's Phormio, Act I., scene 1, in the opening: "All that this poor fellow has, by starving himself, bit by bit, with much ado, scraped together out of his pitiful allowance--(must go at one swoop, people never considering the price it cost him the getting)." Eachard's Terence.
Page 30. [Greek text which cannot be reproduced], &c. Paul to Titus, "The Cretans are always liars, EVIL BEASTS, SLOW BELLIES."
Page 31. Quisnam igitur, &c. Horace's Satires, II., 7. "Who then is free? The wise man, who has absolute rule over himself."
Page 31. Oenomaus, father of Hippodameia, would give her only to the suitor who could overcome him in a chariot race. Suitors whom he could overtake he killed. He killed himself when outstripped by Pelops, whom a god assisted, or, according to one version, a man who took the nails out of Oenomaus' chariot wheels, and brought him down with a crash.
Page 41. Nunquam minus solus quam cum solus. Never less alone than when alone.