Second Year Latin

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Ginn & Company, 1899 - Latin language - 688 pages
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Page 333 - This was the most unkindest cut of all; For, when the noble Caesar saw him stab, Ingratitude, more strong than traitors...
Page 435 - the swimming and fording of rivers were among the regular exercises of the Roman legionary. Though immersed up to his chin in water, he was expert in plying his hatchet against the stakes which opposed his progress, while he held his buckler over his head not less steadily than on dry land. Behind him a constant storm of stones and darts was impelled against the enemy from the engines which always accompanied the Roman armies.
Page 457 - He wished to hand over his conquests to his successor not only subdued but reconciled to subjection. He invited the chiefs of all the tribes to come to him. He spoke to them of the future which lay open to them as members of a splendid Imperial State. He gave them magnificent presents. He laid no impositions either on the leaders or their people, and they went to their homes personally devoted to their conqueror, contented with their condition, and resolved to maintain the peace which was now established...
Page 100 - Take him,' he said at length, ' since you will have it so — but I would have you know that the youth for whom you are so earnest will one day overthrow the aristocracy, for whom you and I have fought so hardly ; in this young Caesar there are many Mariuses.
Page 149 - ... fem., quid- (quic-), cuius-, [quis-quam], indef. pron. used substantively (cf. ullus), only with negatives and words implying a negative, making a universal negative, any one, anything. — As adj., any. quisque, quae-, quid- (quod-), cuius-, [quis-que], indef. adj. pron. (distrib. universal), each, each one, every. — Esp. with superlatives, implying that things are taken in the order of their quality : nobilissimus quisque, all the noblest, one after the other in the order of their nobility...
Page 138 - Caesar ever fought. In this campaign, the coast towns of the west and northwest (Brittany) are reduced to submission. III. After a brief conflict with the mountaineers of the Alps, who attacked the Roman armies on their march, the chief operations are the conquest of the coast tribes of Brittany (Veneti, etc.), in a warfare of curious naval engineering in the shallow tide-water inlets and among the rocky shores. During the season, the tribes of the south-west (Aquitani), a mining population, allied...
Page 133 - F., filial affection, affection (for the gods, or one's country, etc)., patriotism. piluin, -i, [?], N., a pestle. — Also, a javelin (the peculiar weapon of the Roman legion, with a heavy shaft 2 or 3 in. thick and 4 ft. long, and an iron head, making a missile more than 6 ft. long, and weighing over 10 Ibs.) : pilum murale, a still heavier missile for use in siege works.
Page 414 - ... they had, however, both priests and priestesses, with religious forms public and private. Caesar's contact with the Germans, it is to be remarked, was only on their unsettled military frontier. 2. deorum numero, &c. In this, Caesar's testimony is directly contradicted by Tacitus, who speaks (Germ. 9) of their worship of Mercury, Mars and Hercules. This is almost the only contradiction between these writers, in whose accounts of political and other institutions there is a striking agreement. 3....
Page 83 - Hence, a guest friend (in the peculiar relation of hospitium, which was a kind of hereditary friendship between persons of different countries, not personal, but of a family or state), a friend (of the kind above mentioned) : familiaris et hospes (a personal and family friend^). hospitium...
Page 202 - Deum maxime Mercurium colunt. Huius sunt plurima simulacra : hunc omnium inventorem artium ferunt, hunc viarum atque itinerum ducem, hunc ad quaestus pecuniae mercaturasque habere vim maximam arbitrantur.

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