A Grammar of the Latin Language from Plautus to Suetonius, Part 2

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Macmillan and Company, 1872 - Latin language
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Page 479 - THE SEVEN KINGS OF ROME. An Easy Narrative, abridged from the First Book of Livy by the omission of Difficult Passages; being a First Latin Reading Book, with Grammatical Notes and Vocabulary.
Page 420 - ... nisei Pr. urbanum adieset isque de senatuos sententiad dum ne minus senatoribus C adesent quom ea res cosoleretur...
Page lxxxii - French not merely pronounce these e's, but dwell upon them, and give them long and accented notes in the music. This recognition is absolutely necessary to the measure of the verse, which, depending solely upon the number of the syllables in a line, and having no relation to the position of accent, is entirely broken up and destroyed when these syllables are omitted. And yet when they declaim, the French omit these final e's without mercy, producing, to English ears, a hideous rough shapeless unmusical...
Page 420 - ... atque utei hoce in tabolam ahenam inceideretis ita senatus aiquom censuit uteique eam figier ioubeatis ubei facilumed gnoscier potisit atque utei ea Bacanalia sei qua sunt exstrad quam sei quid ibei sacri est ita utei suprad scriptum est in diebus X quibus vobeis tabelai datai erunt faciatis utei dismota sient.
Page 427 - ... nontiata esse—: ea nos animum nostrum / non indoucebamus ita facta esse, propterea quod scibamus, / ea vos merito nostro facere non potuisse, neque vos dignos esse / quei ea faceretis, neque id vobeis neque rei poplicae...
Page 423 - N. Scipio. Magna sapientia multasque uirtutes aetate quom parua posidet hoc saxsum. quoiei uita defecit, non honos, honore, is hic situs quei imnquam uictus est uirtutei.
Page xxxii - I quite admit that a change in our pronunciation of Latin is inconvenient, but the inconvenience is greater in imagination than in reality, and will be soon overcome, whilst the benefit to any student of philology will be very great. With our English pronunciation of the vowels, of j, v, c, g...
Page 409 - Mr. Alexander M. Bell, in his Principles of Speech, p. 62, says, ' When the aperture of the lips is slightly enlarged by the separation of their anterior edges, and the breath passes between the inner edges of the lips, the effect is that of the English wh, w; the former being the Toiceless, the latter the vocal form of the same articulation.
Page 413 - ... with the palate, the middle of the tongue is also raised, so that both back and middle lie against the palate. This is rather a constrained position, and consequently the back of the tongue readily drops. The result is the exact position for (tj) which, originating in an attempt to sound (t) and (j) simultaneously, brought the tip and middle of the tongue to the palate, and this being almost an impossible position dropped the tip. The two consonants (kj, tj) are therefore ready to interchange....
Page 21 - BC = 482 uC), and the end of the second Punic war (201 BC =553 uC), contained the following twenty letters; A, B, C, D, E, F, H, I, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, V, X.

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