“People in high school rarely poke each other anymore,” said Livy Shutkin, 14.
But Virgil and Cicero would certainly be on the list; perhaps Livy and Tacitus; Boccaccio and Dante.
She had read almost the whole of Cicero and a great part of Livy.
Tell me, Livy, has the fortune-teller given thee a pennyworth?'
In the fourth and fifth decades of Livy the two appear side by side, and the contrast between them is striking.
The other poets, Livy helping them, continued the same work and completed it.
For what we call justifiable causes, Livy, in the speech which he has put into the mouth of the Rhodians, calls beginnings.
I had gone three times through the whole of Livy, Sallust, and Tacitus.
You need not write poems, ma'am—that is not necessary; Livy never wrote poetry, and yet he is every inch a poet.
Livy says that the covering of the breast of the Samnite gladiators was sponge.