A Latin Grammar: Founded on Comparative Grammar

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Ginn and Heath, 1879 - Latin language - 329 pages
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Page 259 - HIGH on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold...
Page 132 - Relative pronoun agrees with its Antecedent in gender and number, but its case depends on the construction of the clause in which it stands ( 198).
Page 257 - ... oratio Catonis, in qua obiecit ut probrum M. Nobiliori, quod is in provinciam poetas duxisset; duxerat autem consul ille in Aetoliam, ut scimus, Ennium.
Page 199 - Verres per triennium ita vexavit ac perdidit, ut ea restitui in antiquum statum nullo modo possit (Verr. i. 4), for three years Verres so racked and ruined Sicily, that she can in no way be restored to her former state. [Here the present is used in describing a state of things actually existing.] REMARK.
Page 334 - Additional Exercises on Forms, and complete Vocabularies. The Lessons are carefully graded, and do not follow the order of arrangement of the Grammar, but begin the study of the verb with the second Lesson, and then pursue it alternately with that of the remaining parts of speech.
Page 331 - NEW GREEK LESSONS. With notes, references, and full vocabulary; and references to Hadley's Greek Grammar, as well as to Goodwin's New Greek Grammar. The Lessons have been rewritten and arranged on the plan of the author's Latin Lessons, introducing the verb from the first.
Page 217 - Deiotarum, familiarem nostrum et necessarium, ex itinere aquila revocavit ; ' qui, nisi revertisset, in eo conclavi ei cubandum fuisset, quod proxima nocte corruit ; ruina igitur oppressus esset.' At id neque, si fatum fuerat, effugisset nee, si non fuerat, in eum casum incidisset. " Quid ergo adiuvat divinatio ? aut quid est, quod 1 Cf.
Page 277 - STRONGLY it bears us along in swelling and limitless billows, Nothing before and nothing behind but the sky and the Ocean. II. THE OVIDIAN ELEGIAC METRE DESCRIBED AND EXEMPLIFIED. IN the hexameter rises the fountain's silvery column; In the pentameter aye falling in melody back.
Page 276 - Teacher of wisdom to heroes, bestower of might in the battle ; Share not the cunning of Hermes, nor list to the songs of Apollo. Fearing the stars of the sky, and the roll of the blue salt water...
Page 220 - ... 54), there is no other people that would not have been crushed by such a weight of disaster. [Past contrary to fact : si alia fuisset.] nemo unquam sine magna spe immortalitatis, se pro patria offerret ad mortem (Tusc.

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