An Introduction to Latin Syntax, Or An Exemplification of the Rules of Construction, as Delivered in Mr. Ruddiman's Rudiments: Without Anticipating Posterior Rules ... to which is Subjoined an Epitome of Ancient History from the Creation to the Birth of Christ ... to which is Added a Proper Collection of Historical and Chronological Questions : with a Copious Index

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T.& J. Swords, 1813 - Latin language - 280 pages

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Page 50 - and in her left hand riches and honour. Her ways are Ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace. When Chiron, whose actions are Worthy of honour, was handling the arrows of Hercules, one of them, that had been dipped in the poisonous blood of the
Page 196 - annexed to it, in these words :—If thou shalt find a bird's nest in the way, thou shalt not take the dam with the young. But thou shalt in any wise let the dam go ; that it may be well with thee, and that th,ou mayest prolong thy days.
Page ii - of the said District, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, viz.
Page 196 - threshed out of the sheaf He then bid him pick out the chaff from among the corn, and lay it aside by itself. The critic applied himself to the task with great industry and pleasure ; and after having made the due separation, was presented by Apollo with the chaff for his pains.
Page 187 - out chapmen under both tropics. Our British merchant converts the tin of his own country into gold, and exchanges his wool for rubies. The Mahometans are clothed in our British manufactures, and the inhabitants of the frozen zone are
Page 144 - it must be a pleasure to Jupiter himself to look down from heaven, and see Cato, amidst the ruins of his country, preserving his integrity. Bacchus is said to have taught the art of planting the vine, of making honey, and tilling the ground ; but the ass of Nauplia also deserves praise, who used to gnaw
Page 196 - creation is submitted to our power, the more tenderly ought we to use it. It is certainly the part of a good man, to take care of his horses and dogs, not only in expectation of their labour, while they are foals and whelps, but even when their old age has made them incapable of service.
Page 102 - God ; and God said unto him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked of me long life, nor riches, nor the life
Page 12 - If the singular substantives be nominatives, and of different persons, the plural verb will agree with the more worthy person; that is, with the first person rather than the second, and with the second
Page 45 - 1028 feet broad at bottom. The second pyramid is 342 feet high, and its broadest side at the bottom 622 feet long. A great fortune in the hands of a fool is a great misfortune. The more riches a fool has, the greater fool he is.

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