Latin for Beginners

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Ginn, 1911 - Latin language - 348 pages
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Page 10 - The shades of night were falling fast, As through an Alpine village passed A youth, who bore, 'mid snow and ice, A banner with the strange device, Excelsior ! His brow was sad ; his eye beneath, Flashed like a falchion from its sheath, And like a silver clarion rung The accents of that unknown tongue, Excelsior...
Page 8 - Go to the Ant, thou Sluggard, consider her ways, and be wise: which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.
Page 10 - In happy homes he saw the light Of household fires gleam warm and bright, Above the spectral glaciers shone, And from his lips escaped a groan, Excelsior! "Try not the Pass!
Page 11 - Excelsior ! At break of day, as heavenward The pious monks of Saint Bernard Uttered the oft-repeated prayer, A voice cried through the startled air Excelsior ! A traveller, by the faithful hound, Half-buried in the snow was found, Still grasping in his hand of ice That banner with the strange device Excelsior ! There in the twilight cold and gray, Lifeless, but beautiful, he lay, And from the sky, serene and far, A voice fell, like a falling star, Excelsior ! POEMS ON SLAVERY.
Page 11 - Dark lowers the tempest overhead, The roaring torrent is deep and wide!' And loud that clarion voice replied. Excelsior! 'O stay,' the maiden said, 'and rest Thy weary head upon this breast!
Page 240 - Nom. hie haec hoc hi: hae haec Gen. huius huius huius ho:rum ha:rum ho:rum Dat. huic huic huic hi:s hi:s hi:s Ace. hunc hanc hoc ho:s ha:s haec Abl. ho:c ha:c ho:c hi:s hi:s hi:s iste, _this, that_ (of yours), _he_ Nom.
Page 9 - Words of more than two syllables are accented on the penult if it is long, otherwise on the antepenult; as dlvT sa, appel' 16, in
Page 23 - When I was a little boy, I remember, one cold winter's morning, I was accosted by a smiling man with an axe on his shoulder. "My pretty boy," said he, "has your father a grindstone?" " Yes, sir," said I. " You are a fine little fellow," said he ; " will you let me grind my axe on it ?" Pleased with the compliment of " fine little fellow," " Oh yes, sir," I answered :
Page 240 - NOM. iste ista istud isti istae ista GEN. isti'us isti'us isti'us istorum istarum istorum DAT. isti isti isti istis istis istis Ace. istum istam istud istos istas ista ABL. isto ista isto istis istis istis ille, that (yonder), he NOM.
Page 108 - Here belong (1) masculine and feminine nouns ending in -is or -is if they have the same number of syllables in the genitive as in the nominative, and (2) neuters in -e, -al, -ar.

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