A Latin Reader: Intended as a Companion to the Author's Latin Grammar : with References, Suggestions, Notes and Vocabulary

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D. Appleton, 1873 - Latin language - 212 pages
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Page 218 - Curtius: Life and Exploits of Alexander the Great. Edited and illustrated with English Notes, by WILLIAM HENRY CHOSBY.
Page 218 - ... to speak for themselves. His Notes are on those parts on which. the pupil wants them, and explain, not only grammatical difficulties, but allusions of every kind in the text. A well-drawn...
Page 217 - He is also exercised in forming new Latin sentences on given models. This, while it gives variety and interest to what would otherwise be in the highest degree monotonous, completely fixes in the mind the subject of the lesson, both by analysis and synthesis. The careful study of this volume, on the plan recommended by the author, will greatly facilitate the pupil's progress in the higher departments of the language.
Page 218 - History of Alexander the Great, though little used in the schools of this country, in England and on the Continent holds a high place in the estimation of classical instructors. The Interesting character of its subject, the elegance of its style, and the purity of its moral sentiments, ought to place it at least on a par with Csesar's Commentaries or Sallust's Histories.
Page 213 - Syntax has received in every part special attention. An attempt has been made to exhibit, as clearly as possible, that beautiful system of laws which the genius of the language — that highest of all grammatical authority — has created for itself.
Page 218 - Commentaries on the Gallic War. With English Notes, Critical and Explanatory ; a Lexicon, Geographical and Historical Indexes, a Map of Gaul, etc.
Page 64 - Pyrrhus vulneratus est, elephanti interfecti, viginti millia hostium caesa sunt. Pyrrhus Tarentum fugit. Interjecto anno, Fabricius contra eum missus est. Ad hunc medicus Pyrrhi nocte venit promittens, se Pyrrhum veneno occisurum, si munus sibi daretur.
Page 218 - Ufe, a Map of the region in which his campaigns were carried on, and a Vocabulary, which removes the necessity of using a large dictionary and the waste of time consequent thereon, enhance the value of the volume in no small degree.

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