The Teaching of Latin in Secondary Schools
Schoenhof Book Company, 1909 - Latin language - 129 pages
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Page 116 - Now the Rome of slaves hath perish'd, and the Rome of freemen holds her place, I, from out the Northern Island sunder'd once from all the human race, I salute thee, Mantovano, I that loved thee since my day began, Wielder of the stateliest measure ever moulded by the lips of man.
Page 97 - Excudent alii spirantia mollius aera, credo equidem, vivos ducent de marmore vultus, orabunt causas melius, caelique meatus describent radio et surgentia sidera dicent: 850 tu regere imperio populos, Romane, memento; hae tibi erunt artes; pacisque imponere morem, parcere subiectis et debellare superbos.
Page 57 - AD rivum eundem lupus et agnus venerant Siti compulsi: superior stabat lupus Longeque inferior agnus. Tune fauce improba Latro incitatus jurgii causam intulit. 'Cur', inquit, ' turbulentam fecisti mihi Aquam bibenti?" laniger contra timens: 'Qui possum, quaeso, facere quod quereris, lupe? A te decurrit ad meos haustus liquor'.
Page 119 - Ideo dilata cognitione ad consulendum te decucurri. Visa est enim mihi res digna consultatione, maxime propter periclitantium numerum. Multi enim omnis aetatis, omnis 45 ordinis, utriusque sexus etiam, vocantur in periculum et vocabuntur. Neque civitates tantum sed vicos etiam atque agros superstitionis istius contagio pervagata est; quae videtur sisti et corrigi posse.
Page 125 - Hinc exaudiri voces et verba vocantis Visa viri, nox cum terras obscura teneret ; Solaque culminibus ferali carmine bubo Saepe queri et longas in fletum ducere voces.
Page 68 - From that hour he pursued Pompey with the utmost. virulence, even to the death ; and was himself slain afterwards by a band of conspirators. (19) APPLICATION. My beloved, by Pompey understand the Creator of all things; Caesar signifies Adam, who was the first man. His daughter is the soul, betrothed to God. Adam was placed in Paradise to cultivate and to guard it; but not fulfilling the condition imposed upon him, like Caesar, he was expelled his native country.
Page 41 - Language is called the Garment of Thought: however, it should rather be, Language is the Flesh-Garment, the Body, of Thought.
Page 84 - It is that he created a language which remained for sixteen centuries that of the civilised world, and used that language to create a style which nineteen centuries have not replaced, and in some respects have scarcely altered. He stands in prose, like Virgil in poetry, as the bridge between the ancient and modern world. Before his time, Latin prose was, from a wide point of view, but one among many local ancient dialects. As it left his hands, it had become a universal language, one which had definitely...
Page 35 - Genus eloquendi secutus est elegans et temperatum vitatis sententiarum ineptiis atque concinnitate et " reconditorum verborum," ut ipse dicit, "fetoribus"; praecipuamque curam duxit sensum animi quam apertissime exprimere. Quod quo facilius efficeret aut necubi lectorem vel auditorem obturbaret ac moraretur, neque praepositiones urbibus addere neque coniunctiones saepius iterare dubitavit, quae detractae afferunt aliquid obscuritatis, 2 etsi gratiam augent. Cacozelos et antiquarios, ut diverso genere...
Page 95 - Avara et feneratoria Gallorum philosophia, alacris et fortis Cimbrorum et Celtiberorum, qui in acie gaudio exsultabant tamquam gloriose et feliciter vita excessuri, lamentabantur in morbo quasi turpiter et miserabiliter perituri. Celtiberi etiam nefas esse ducebant proelio superesse cum is occidisset pro cuius salute spiritum devoverant.