Selection from Latin Classic Authors: Phaedrus, Justin, Nepos

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Lee and Shepard, 1875
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Page 28 - Ego vero sum paratus : nunc patior nives Imbresque in silvis asperam vitam trahens: Quanto est facilius mihi sub tecto vivere, Et otiosum largo satiari cibo? Veni ergo mecum.
Page 47 - Cursu veloci pendens in novacula, Calvus, comosa fronte, nudo corpore, Quem si occuparis, teneas; elapsum semel Non ipse possit Jupiter reprehendere; Occasionem rerum significat brevem.
Page 5 - Egypt, but chiefly resided at the court of Croesus king of Lydia, by whom he was sent to consult the oracle of Delphi. In this commission...
Page 65 - When the sentences are negative, ie when they are connected by means of " not only not — but not even," non modo (solum) non — sed ne quidem, the second non is omitted if both sentences have the same verb, and if the verb is contained in the second sentence, for the negative ne is then considered to belong conjointly to both sentences, e, g.
Page 41 - Peras imposuit Jupiter nobis duas : Propriis repletam vitiis post tergum dedit, Alienis ante pectus suspendit gravem.
Page 64 - Midas regnavit, qui ab Orpheo sacrorum solennibus initiatus , Phrygiam religionibus implevit : quibus tutior omni vita, quam armis fuit. Igitur Alexander, capta urbe, quum in templum Jovis venisset, jugum plaustri Gordii requisivit : quo exhibito, quum capita...
Page 99 - Quum deficere eum amici viderent, quaerunt, « quem imperii faciat heredem : » respondit, «dignissimum. » Tanta illi magnitudo animi fuit, ut, quum Herculem filium, quum fratrem Aridaeum, quum Roxanen uxorem praegnantem relinqueret , oblitus necessitudinum, dignissimum nuncuparet heredem : prorsus quasi nefas esset viro forti alium quam virum fortem succedere , aut tanti regni opes aliis , quam probatis , relinqui. Hac voce, veluti bellicum inter amicos cecinisset, aut malum discordiae misisset,...
Page 5 - Aesopus auctor quam materiam repperit, hanc ego polivi versibus senariis. duplex libelli dos est : quod risum movet, et quod prudenti vitam consilio monet. calumniari si quis autem voluerit, quod arbores loquantur, non tantum ferae, fictis iocari nos meminerit fabulis.
Page 174 - ... (Liv. ix. 38). The dictator could not be without a magister equitum, and, consequently, if the latter died during the six months of the dictatorship, another had to be nominated in his stead. The magister equitum was subject to the imperium of the dictator, but in the absence of his superior he became his representative, and exercised the same powers as the dictator. On one occasion, shortly before legal dictators ceased to be appointed, we find an instance of a magister equitum being invested...
Page 43 - Qui fert malis auxilium, post tempus dolet. Gelu rigentem quidam colubram sustulit sinuque fovit, contra se ipse misericors ; namque, ut refecta est, necuit hominem protinus. hanc alia cum rogaret causam facinoris, 6 respondit " Ne quis discat prodesse improbis.

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