Exercises on Latin syntax; adapted to Zumpt's grammar. [With] Key

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Page 152 - BC 204 virtues the senate was led to make that judgment, I should indeed gladly hand it on to posterity. But I shall not interject my own opinions, reached by conjecture in a matter buried by the lapse of time. Publius Cornelius was ordered to go to Ostia with all the matrons to meet the goddess, and himself to receive her from the ship, and carrying her to land to turn her over to the matrons to carry. After the ship had reached the mouth of the river Tiber, in compliance with the order he sailed...
Page 104 - The Athenian law forbids a sepulchre to be raised higher than five men can finish in five days ; and a larger stone to be placed upon it than will contain the praise of the dead, cut in four heroic verses. — No changing of sides...
Page 127 - English to be turned into Latin. Having determined" to anticipate' Darius wherever he was", Alexander, that he might leave (things) safe behind'' (him,) makes Amphoterus commander' of the fleet on/ the shore of the Hellespont. When the scouts returned, a great multitude was seen* from afar* ; then' fires began to blaze I through the whole plain*, as the disorderly' multitude encamped"
Page 135 - I have spoken in some detail of the duties of the teacher, I shall for the moment confine my advice to the learners to one solitary admonition, that they should love their masters not less than their studies, and should regard them as the parents not indeed of their bodies but of their minds. Such attachments are of invaluable assistance to study.
Page 52 - ... distributed in wards and colleges, and the whole state was ordered by the very great diligence of the king. — Augustus removed Pyladesfrom the city, and from Italy, because he had pointed out with his finger and made conspicuous a spectator by whom he, was hissed. — Alexander was carried off by disease at Babylon; Philip was killed near the theatre by Pausanias, when he was going to see the games. — The King of the Parthians, terrified by the renown of Nero, sent his children as hostages...
Page 50 - A good name is better than riches. (It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to flay them.) Taxation should be imposed with due discretion.
Page 134 - ... miserable, it will more easily cause that he be most happy ; for there is less difference between a happy and a very happy (man,) than between a happy and a miserable (man.) The sun causes every thing to flourish, and grow to maturity, in its respective kind. Chrysippus has neatly said, as (he has said) many things, that he who runs in a stadium ought to strive and contend, as much as he can, to conquer, but ought by no means to trip up him with whom he is contending. Every virtue attracts us...
Page 79 - PROTASIS AND APODOSIS. $ 261. In a sentence containing a condition and a conclusion, the former is called the protasis, the latter the apodosis. 1. They report that Alexander said," If I were not Alexander, I would willingly be Diogenes." There are innumerable things of the same kind which I could not endure, if I had not my friend Atticus as a partner of my pursuits. These things seem ridiculous to you, because you are not present, which if you were to see, you could not help weeping.
Page 89 - R. 1. Hannibal so united his troops by a sort of bond, that no mutiny (ever) existed either among themselves or against their general. Oratory moves the minds of judges, and impels them, so that they either hate, or love, or envy, or wish (the culprit) safe, or pity, or wish to punish. The harangues of Thucydides contain so many obscure and involved sentences, that they can scarcely be understood ; which in civil eloquence is a very great fault.
Page 51 - We inform (our) absent (friends) by letter, if there is any thing which it concerns either us or themselves that they should know. This very much concerns you, O judges, that the causes of respectable men should not be estimated by the enmity or falsehood of witnesses.

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