Latin Lessons: Adapted to Allen and Greenough's Latin Grammar : with Parallel References to the Latin Grammars of Harkness, Gildersleeve, and Andrews and Stoddard : Also, a Course of Elementary Latin Reading

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Ginn, Heath, & Company, 1883 - Latin language - 211 pages

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Page 135 - ... de finibus suis cum omnibus copiis exirent : perfacile esse, quum virtute omnibus praestarent, totius Galliae imperio potiri., Id hoc facilius eis persuasit, quod undique loci natura Helvetii continentur : una ex parte flumine Rheno, latissimo atque altissimo, qui agrum Helvetium a Germanis dividit ; altera ex parte monte Jura altissimo, qui est inter Sequanos et Helvetios; tertia lacu Lemanno et flumine Rhodano, qui provinciam nostram ab Helvetiis dividit.
Page 176 - Kalidasa attractive to the literary botanist, but bloom for us in our own garden — all this is the work of Caesar; and, while the creation of his great predecessor in the east has been almost wholly reduced to ruin by the tempests of the Middle Ages, the structure of Caesar has outlasted those thousands of years which have changed religion and polity for the human race and even shifted for it the centre of civilization itself, and it stands erect for what we may designate as eternity.
Page 176 - Had it so happened, our civilization would have hardly stood in any more intimate relation to the RomanoGreek than to the Indian and Assyrian culture. That there is a bridge connecting the past glory of Hellas and Rome with the prouder fabric of modern history ; that Western Europe is Romanic, and Germanic Europe classic; that the names of Themistocles and Scipio have to us a very different sound from those of Asoka and Salmanassar ; that Homer and Sophocles are not merely like the Vedas and Kalidasa...
Page 146 - Sibi ls quidem persuaded, cognitis postulatis, eum22 neque suam neque populi Romani gratiam repudiaturum. Quod si, furore impulsus, bellum intulisset, cur de sua virtute aut de ipsius diligentia desperarent...

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