Latin Readings: An Intermediate Rapid Reader

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Gertrude Drake
Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, Jan 1, 1965 - Foreign Language Study - 109 pages
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Put variety into your intermediate Latin syllabus! These readers offer a wealth of material from twenty centuries of Latin literature. The selections are arranged under headings that explore universal human values. Designed to be read rapidly without formal translation in class, the readers supplement the intensive work necessary in regular text.
 

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Contents

PREFACE
3
HOW TO USE THE GRID
4
The Human Comedy AESOPS FABLES 1 The Satyr and the Traveler 2 The Horse and the Lion
7
The Dog and the Ass 4 The Tanner and the Hunter
8
The Frogs and Their King
9
The Crow and the Fox 7 The Parts of the Body and the Stomach
10
The Farmer and His Quarrelsome Sons 9 The Fox and the Stork
11
A Womans Offer to Die for Her Husband 11 The Boy and the Thief 12 The Farmer and Hercules
12
THREE TALES ABOUT WOMEN 1 The Devil and His Wifes Tongue 2 Socrates and His Shrewish Wife
18
A Too Curious Mother
19
TWO TALES ABOUT MEN
21
The Greedy Friend
22
KING LOUIS XI OF FRANCE
25
King Louis and the Louse and the Flea
26
King Louis and His Modest Prime Minister
27
King Louis Rewards a Sensible Man 29 3
29

FABLES FROM PHAEDRUS 1 The Fox and the Mask 2 The Mountain That Gave Birth to a Mouse 3 The Fox and the Sour Grapes
13
The Ass and the Lyre 5 The Two Sacks Full of Vices 6 The Wolf and the Lamb
14
The Frog and the
15
The Two Mules and the Robbers
16
A Roman Satirist on the Same Theme
17
Loyalty and Love
40
FRIENDSHIP
52
ROMANTIC POETRY
74
WORDS GLOSSED FIVE TIMES OR MORE
82
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