Exercises in Latin prose composition

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Page 173 - The SENSES and the INTELLECT. By ALEXANDER BAIN, MA Professor of Logic in the University of Aberdeen. Second Edition. Svo. price 15s. The Emotions and the Will, by the same Author ; completing a Systematic Exposition of the Human Mind.
Page 159 - Maternus, a private soldier, of a daring boldness above his station, collected these bands of robbers into a little army, set open the prisons, invited the slaves to assert their freedom, and plundered with impunity the rich and defenceless cities of Gaul and Spain. The governors of the provinces, who had long been the spectators, and perhaps the partners, of his depredations, were, at length, roused from their supine indolence by the threatening commands of the emperor. Maternus found that he was...
Page 174 - AMUSEMENTS OF LEISURE HOURS, OR POETICAL PIECES, chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, by the late Rev.
Page 174 - Coloured Plate, and 27 Wood Engravings. By WILLIAM STIRLING, MD, Sc.D., FRSE, Regius Professor of the Institutes of Medicine in the University of Aberdeen. Demy 4to. price 14$.
Page 174 - The genetic cycle in organic nature ; or, the succession of forms in the propagation of plants and animals.
Page 174 - ... godly meditations and prayers added to the same, very necessarie & profitable for all them that ryghte assuredly vnderstande not ye Latine and Greke tongues. [Translated by George JOY.] Cum privilegio regali. London, by John Byddel. 1535. Octavo. [ W., Lawndcs, Bibliog.
Page 173 - The methods of debate, an address delivered to the Aberdeen University Debating Society.
Page 6 - There is a river called the Saone, which flows through the territories of the Aedui and Sequani into the Rhone with such incredible slowness, that it can not be determined by the eye in which direction it flows. This the Helvetii were crossing by rafts and boats joined together. When Caesar was informed by spies that the Helvetii had already conveyed three parts of their forces across that river, but that the fourth...
Page 81 - ... rear, than they fled, whole and unhurt, almost before they had seen their untried foe, without any attempt to fight or even to give back the battleshout. None were slain while actually fighting; they were cut down from behind whilst hindering one another's flight in a confused, struggling mass. Along the bank of the Tiber, whither the whole of the left wing had fled, after throwing away their arms, there was great slaughter. Many who were unable to swim or were hampered by the weight of their...
Page 174 - Praeceptor • or an essay intended to serve as a guide to learners in their Latin compositions (Aberdeen, 1818), containing grammatical observations and rules in English.

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