Tabula

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Clarendon Press, 1878 - 55 pages
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Page 46 - etc. Compare the well-known passage in Horace Odes in. xxix. 49 ' Fortuna saevo laeta negotio, et Ludum insolentem ludere pertinax, Transmutat incertos honores Nunc mihi, nunc alii benigna.
Page 50 - for the denial of a fact (objective), μί) for the denial of an idea or conception in the mind of the speaker (subjective). Hence no stronger mode of negation could be employed than to deny both objectively and subjectively in a single phrase; ie to say
Page 50 - It is perhaps impossible to give a satisfactory formal explanation of the construction; it may be enough to say, (i) That the Greeks, following a natural tendency of language, often multiplied their negatives to increase the force of a denial or prohibition, (2) that they regularly distinguished between their two negatives
Page 50 - there is no fear lest it depart.' This, like all explanations which require something to be ' understood' to complete the sense, is unsatisfactory ; though it is of course true that the meaning is the same as if the

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