A Progressive Series of Inductive Lessons in Latin: Based on Material Drawn from Classical Sources, Especially from Csar's Commentaries

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Ginn, Heath & Company, 1884 - Latin language - 340 pages
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Page i - Proceed from the known to the unknown — from the particular to the general — from the concrete to the abstract — from the simple to the more difficult.
Page 274 - Each legion was divided into ten cohorts, each cohort into three maniples, and each maniple into two...
Page 119 - Lecca; that many of your accomplices in the same insanity and wickedness came there too. Do you dare to deny it? Why are you silent? I will prove it if you do deny it; for I see here in the Senate some men who were there with you. O ye immortal gods, where on earth are we? in what city are we living? what constitution is ours? There are here — here in our body, O conscript fathers, in this the most holy and dignified assembly of the whole world, men...
Page 268 - August' still endure, the others soon reverted to their primitive designations. 3. Julius Caesar retained also the ancient divisions of the month into ' Kalendae,' 'Nonae,' and ' Idus.' The ' Kalendae' fell uniformly on the first day of each month; the
Page 231 - De hls eandem fere, quam reliquae gentes, habent oplnionem : Apollinem morbos depellere, Minervam operum atque artificiorum initia tradere, lovem imperium caelestium tenere, Martem bella regere. Huic, cum proelio...
Page 300 - Same as tda. tra, pron. his own, her own, its own, their own, his, her, its, their.
Page 113 - Meanwhile, with the legion which he had with him and the soldiers who had assembled from the Province, he carries along for nineteen [Roman, not quite eighteen English] miles a wall, to the height of sixteen feet, and a trench, from the lake of Geneva, which flows into the river Rhone, to Mount Jura, which separates the territories of the Sequani from those of the Helvetii. When that work was finished, he distributes garrisons, and closely fortifies redoubts, in order that he may the more easily...
Page 131 - ... he said that the mountain was held by the enemy. OBS. Note that, in the foregoing examples, the leading verbs dicit and dixit have as an object a clause whose verb is in the infinitive, and whose subject is in the accusative. Note, further, that the present infinitive is translated by the present tense after...
Page 224 - ... domi non esse, Nasica sensit illam domini iussu dixisse et ilium intus esse ; paucis post diebus cum ad Nasicam venisset Ennius et eum a ianua quaereret, exclamat Nasica se domi non esse ; turn Ennius : ' Quid ? ego non cognosce vocem,' inquit, ' tuam ? ' Hie Nasica :
Page 116 - Verbs of asking, demanding, and teaching, and celo (to conceal), are followed by two accusatives, one of the person, the other of the thing ; as, nummos, I ask yon for money.

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