A Grammar of the Latin Language

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1852 - 622 pages
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Page 393 - Tribuni, ut fere semper reguntur a multitudine magis quam regunt, dedere 6 cupidae audiendi plebi , ut , quae vellet , Scaptius diceret. Ibi infit, annum se tertium et octogesimum agere, et in eo agro. de quo agitur, militasse, non iuvenem, vicesima iam stipendia merentem, quum ad Coriolos sit bellatum.
Page 543 - Panurgum illum, non solum ut Rosci discipulus fuisse diceretur, domum recepit, sed etiam summo cum labore, stomacho miseriaque erudiit. Nam quo quisque est sollertior et ingeniosior, hoc docet iracundius et laboriosius ; quod enim ipse celeriter arripuit, id cum tarde percipi videt, discruciatur. Paulo longius 1 novissimis uss.
Page 542 - Tusc. v. 18. : Stultitia, etsi adepta est, quod concupivit, nunquam se tamen satis consecutam putat. Hence the Latins are rather fond of expressing a complex thought in such a manner, that the subject remains the same ; for a period with two subjects, the one in the principal, the other in the subordinate proposition, is less easily to be surveyed or followed by the mind. Instead of, Antimachus, quum...
Page 548 - ... est igitur haec, iudices, non scripta, sed nata lex, quam non didicimus, accepimus, legimus, verum ex natura ipsa arripuimus, hausimus, expressimus, ad quam non docti, sed facti, non instituti, sed imbuti sumus...
Page 520 - Ce)teris specimen esto.' quod si tenemus, (tenemus) omnia. ut enim cupiditatibus principum et vitiis infici solet tota civitas, sic emendari et corrigi continentia. vir magnus et nobis omnibus amicus L. Lucullus ferebatur, quasi commodissime respondisset, cum esset...
Page 563 - Divesne prisco natus ab Inacho Nil interest an pauper et infima De gente sub divo moreris, Victima nil miserantis Orci. Omnes eodem cogimur, omnium Versatur urna serius ocius Sors exitura et nos in aeternum Exilium impositura cumbae.
Page 535 - who know it better." [§ 802.] 11. Inquit (says he, or said he) is used only after one or more of the words quoted, or, still better, after a short clause; eg Liv. L 58.: Sex. Tarquinius — stricto gladio ad dormientem Lucretiam venit, sinistraque manu mulieris pectore oppresso, Tace, Lucretia, inquit, Sex.
Page 501 - ... Verr., iii., 2, init.; ad Att., i., 10, init. ; p. Sext., 10, init. Nam is also employed in this way ; as, p. Plane., 41. Itaque is doubtful in Cic., de Fin., i., 6, 19, but occurs in Liv., ii., 12, init. [§ 740.] 4. Siquis often seems to stand for the relative pronoun, as in Greek elric for SĒT/C; but it always contains the idea of
Page 461 - But we also find magno natu, of an advanced age, and maxima natufilius, the eldest son, where natu is the ablative of a- verbal substantive. Later prose writers, however, use a great many other supines in u, and it cannot be denied that this form adds considerably to the conciseness of the Latin language. Pleraque dictu quam re sunt faciliora, Liv.
Page 402 - Grecism, which often occurs in poetry, in Horace, for example, almost constantly, though it is found also in Sallust (eg Cat. 19. 4.) and in later prose writers. In Cicero, de Off', i. 24. : Sunt enim, qui, quod sentiunt, etsi optimum sit, tamen invidiae metu non audent dicere, the indicative has without cause given offence to critics.

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