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A Practical Introduction to Greek Prose Composition
Thomas Kerchever Arnold
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Abrocomas accus accusative aceus adjective admire adverbs answer aorist asked Athenians Attic Attic Greek beautiful citizens condition conquer consequent clause Cyrus dative denotes enclit English epic poetry equivalent Exercise express fear firj future genitive give govern the genitive Governs genit Greek Hence Hoplites imperf indie infin infinitive interrogative king Latin laws meaning mood naQa negative neut ngog notion noun noXXov oaov olog omitted one's optative participle particles passive perf Persians person plur poets praise Preposition pres present pron pronoun properly punished questions refer reflexive pronouns relative clause relative sentences Scythians Signification sing slave Socrates sometimes Sophroniscus speak stand subj subjunctive substantive superlatives tense thing tion tive told tovg tovto translated verb verbal Vocabulary wise wish words xara Xenoclides
Page ii - NEPOS; With Practical Questions and Answers, and an Imitative Exercise on each Chapter. By THOMAS K. ARNOLD, AM Revised, with Additional Notes, by Prof. Johnson, Professor of the Latin Language in the University of the City of New-York.
Page ii - A child learns his own language by imitating what he hears, and consiantly repeating it till it is fastened in the memory ; in the same way Mr. A. puts the pupil immediately to work at Exercises in Latin and Greek, involving the elementary principles of the language— words are supplied — the mode of putting them together is told the pupil — he is shown how the ancients expressed their ideas ; and then, by repeating these things again and again-~i'Łerum iterumque — the docile pupil has them...
Page 7 - The object of this Work is to enable the Student, as soon as he can decline and conjugate with tolerable facility, to translate simple sentences after given examples, and with given words; the principles trusted to being principally those of imitation and very frequent repetition. It is at once a Syntax, a Vocabulary, and an Exercise Book.
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Page ii - The American Editor is a thorough classical scholar, and has been a practical teacher foi years in this city.
Page 237 - It is the only edition which contains the im. proved text that has been prepared by a recent careful collation and correct deciphering of the best manuscripts of Cicero's writings. It is the work of the celebrated Orelli, Madvig, and Klotz, and has been done since the appearance of Orelli's complete edition.
Page 237 - Roman, derives a peculiar interest from the fact of its being written with the object to instruct his son, of whom the author had heard unfavorable accounts, and whom the weight of his public duties had prevented him from visiting in person. It presents a great many wise maxims, apt and rich illustrations, and the results of the experience and reflections of an acute and powerful mind.