A Copious and Critical English-Latin Lexicon: Founded on the German-Latin Dictionary of Dr. Charles Ernest Georges

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Harper & brothers, 1849 - English language - 754 pages
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Page viii - A very slight inspection of it will show that it aims at a far higher standard of accuracy and completeness than any of its English predecessors.
Page viii - Indeed, says the same authority, it can hardly be said to have had any predecessor in its kind ; for no English-Latin Dictionary hitherto published has ever professed to give any account of the use of words set down, their synonymical distinctions, the niceties connected with their employment by classical writers, with such remarks and corrections as a cursory glance at any important word in this work will prove that it has at least attempted to supply. The learned, and almost herculean labors, in...
Page ii - First American Edition, carefully revised, and containing a copious Dictionary of Proper Names from the best Sources. By CHABLES ANTHON, LL.D.
Page 199 - ... demum in vires et in sanguinem transeunt), idem in his quibus aluntur ingenia praestemus, ut quaecumque hausimus non patiamur integra esse, ne aliena sint. Concoquamus illa; alioqui in memoriam ibunt, non in ingenium.
Page 44 - Contr. iii. 21 ; pravus (Trepaios) a man whose character has taken a vicious direction, in a physical, or intellectual, or moral point of view in opp. to rectus.
Page vi - ... how successfully they have accomplished the object which they proposed to themselves in preparing it. We have had, in fact, no work before this, on the same subject, in the English language, at all deserving of being compared with the present one, and it is to be hoped that tho wretched compilations which have hitherto been used will be now completely discarded.
Page 133 - Suspensos caeterorum animos diversis artibus (namely, spe et metu) stimulant. 2. The diversa will have nothing in common, and go different or even opposite ways from each other; whereas the contraria confront and stand directly opposite to each other. Hence the following climax in Cic. Divin. ii. 26, 55. Diversas aut etiam contrarias. Vell. Pat. ii. 75. Diversa praesentibus et contraria exspectatis sperare.
Page 44 - Duality, as connected with deriving pleasure from the misfortunes of others. 2. Malushomoisa morally bad man, but nequam a good-for-nothing man, whose faultiness shows itself in aversion to useful labor, and a propensity to roguish tricks, in opp. tofrugi. Plaut. Pseud, i. 5. 53. Cic. Font. 13. Or. ii. 61.
Page 215 - C o ntentio would maintain the right against all opponents, and effect its purpose, whatever it may be, by the strenuous exertion of all its faculties ; altercatio would not be in debt to its opponent a single word, but have the last word itself; jurgium (from op^rj) will, •without hearkening to another, give vent to its ill-hwrnor by harsh words.
Page 49 - Litus denotes the shore only as the line which separates the land from the sea, as the strand, like...

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