An Introduction to Latin Syntax, Or An Exemplification of the Rules of Construction, as Delivered in Mr. Ruddiman's Rudiments: Without Anticipating Posterior Rules ... to which is Subjoined an Epitome of Ancient History from the Creation to the Birth of Christ ... to which is Added a Proper Collection of Historical and Chronological Questions : with a Copious Index
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ablative accusative adjectives Alexander alius animi animus annus arms army Asia Babylon battle bellum bonus brother Cæsar called carried Christ consul Cyrus dative death Deus dico Egypt empire enemy exercitus expressed facio father filius forced frater friends genitive gerund glory govern Greece habeo hand homo honour hostis idem imperium inter ipse Italy king kingdom laws lived magnus miles mind mors multus natus Note omnis ordered pater peace Persians person poets possum preposition quam quis quod regnum reign riches Roma Romans Rome rule sent signifying slain soldiers sometimes substantive suus tempus terra things understood unus urbs venio verbs victory Virg virtus whilst wise
Page 50 - and in her left hand riches and honour. Her ways are Ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace. When Chiron, whose actions are Worthy of honour, was handling the arrows of Hercules, one of them, that had been dipped in the poisonous blood of the
Page ii - of the said District, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, viz.
Page 196 - threshed out of the sheaf He then bid him pick out the chaff from among the corn, and lay it aside by itself. The critic applied himself to the task with great industry and pleasure ; and after having made the due separation, was presented by Apollo with the chaff for his pains.
Page 187 - out chapmen under both tropics. Our British merchant converts the tin of his own country into gold, and exchanges his wool for rubies. The Mahometans are clothed in our British manufactures, and the inhabitants of the frozen zone are
Page 144 - it must be a pleasure to Jupiter himself to look down from heaven, and see Cato, amidst the ruins of his country, preserving his integrity. Bacchus is said to have taught the art of planting the vine, of making honey, and tilling the ground ; but the ass of Nauplia also deserves praise, who used to gnaw
Page 196 - creation is submitted to our power, the more tenderly ought we to use it. It is certainly the part of a good man, to take care of his horses and dogs, not only in expectation of their labour, while they are foals and whelps, but even when their old age has made them incapable of service.
Page 102 - God ; and God said unto him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked of me long life, nor riches, nor the life
Page 12 - If the singular substantives be nominatives, and of different persons, the plural verb will agree with the more worthy person; that is, with the first person rather than the second, and with the second