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abbreviations Aeneas Anabasis Anchises answer apodosis approached the ancient boys Caesar Catiline century Cicero Cicero's Letters civiliza civilization classical studies Cluentius condition contrary contrary to fact Corripit deinde regnat dreams Eneas English Eolus example future participle gerund-grinder golden bough Greek and Latin Hades historical present Index to Virgil indirect discourse inscription ivory gate kind of present know everything language Latin authors Latin literature literary study matter mean Memmius merely MISCELLIONES mistletoe MSS of Virgil never Ovid Parysatis passage past events Pepys perfect definite periwigg pilgrims Plato poet poetical Pompey present of vivid present subjunctive present tense pretty sure Professor question rambling remarks reading at sight Roman numerals say consul school grammars schoolboy sentence Servius show his pupils single author style teachers teaching Terentia thing tion to-day true ghost usage Vatican Library venit venture vivid narration vivid present wide canons write Xenophon York Latin Club
Page 9 - Abraham begat Isaac; and Isaac begat Jacob; and Jacob begat Judas and his brethren; 3 And Judas begat Phares and Zara of Thamar; and Phares begat Esrom; and Esrom begat Aram...
Page 13 - ... being such. The passage contains a description of the functions of the god of the winds, who is of course thought of by the poet as an active existing divinity. He is part of the machinery of the gods, and any ancient reader of Virgil who believed in the imported Greek mythology must believe in ^olus along with the rest.
Page 12 - Aeolus antro luctantis ventos tempestatesque sonoras imperio premit ac vinclis et carcere frenat. 65 illi indignantes magno cum murmure montis circum claustra fremunt; celsa sedet Aeolus arce sceptra tenens mollitque animos et temperat iras; ni...
Page 14 - Harpyiaeque et forma tricorporis umbrae. 290 corripit hie subita trepidus formidine ferrum Aeneas, strictamque aciem venientibus offert; et, ni docta comes tenuis sine corpore vitas admoneat volitare cava sub imagine formae, inruat et frustra ferro diverberet umbras.
Page 32 - ... schools. In these days of organizations of teachers — of organizations such as yours, for instance — you- may depend upon it that changes which you agree upon as';g*6od, and for which you can give strong reasons, are pretty sure to be adopted.
Page 26 - ... real sorrow, or not much of it, in my life. Yet if fortune has reserved for me any hope of recovering at any time any position again, I was not utterly wrong to do so : if these miseries are to be permanent, I only wish, my dear, to see you as soon as possible and to die in your arms, since neither gods, whom you have worshipped with such pure devotion, nor men, whom I have ever served, have made us any return.
Page 7 - Up, and made myself as fine as I could, with the linning stockings on and wide canons that I bought the other day at Hague.
Page 32 - Many of them are in answer to the demands of the secondary schools. In these days of organizations of teachers — of organizations such as yours, for instance, you may depend upon it that changes which you agree upon as good, and for which you can give strong reasons, are pretty sure to be adopted. I would not, then, have you love Caesar less, or Xenophon less, but I would have you love Greek and Latin literature more, and I would have you make your pupils love it a great deal more.