Parsing Lessons to the First Book of Virgil's Æneid

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J. Taylor and sold, 1828 - 92 pages
 

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Page 1 - his gods to Latium; whence the Latin race, and the Alban fathers, and the walls of lofty Rome.
Page xi - volume of PARSING LESSONS. It will have occurred to all, that the technical process prescribed in the former part, could never be expected to advance the student in the attainment of sound scholarship. It is, indeed, as far as his own workmanship is regarded, little more than the raw material, which still remains to be wrought: but if we have increased the facility of procuring this
Page xix - keeping the whole English sentence still before the eye, and leisurely writing down the version. It would even be open to some positive objection, as the learner might thereby contract a habit, not easily abandoned, of repeating the Latin words in the order of their
Page 5 - A hurricane roaring from the north against him throwing out such words, strikes the sail, and raises the billows to the stars. The oars are broken : then the prow turns, and gives the side to the waves : a broken mountain of water
Page xii - knowledge of the Rules of Syntax, to understand the construction of each passage of the original. All that is requisite, as preparatory to its use, is a moderate familiarity with the tables of Declensions and Conjugations given in the Latin
Page xix - necessity, of glancing at the original; whereas he is hereby enabled to perform this exercise in the same manner as he before performed its converse with the aid of the single Latin text. But the principal advantage to be

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