Gymnasium, Sive Symbola Critica: Intended to Assist the Classical Student in His Endeavors to Attain a Correct Latin Prose Style, Volume 2

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R. Hunter, 1834 - Latin language
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Page 251 - Tis like the murmuring of a stream, which not varying in the fall, causes at first attention, at last drowsiness. Variety of cadences is the best rule; the greatest help to the actors, and refreshment to the audience.
Page 115 - ... est genus hominum qui esse primos se omnium rerum volunt nec sunt: hos consector; hisce ego non paro me ut rideant, sed eis ultro adrideo et eorum ingenia admiror simul. quidquid dicunt laudo; id rursum si negant, laudo id quoque; negat quis: nego; ait: aio; postremo imperavi egomet mihi omnia adsentari. is quaestus nunc est multo uberrimus.
Page 361 - Italy, took an opportunity, when he saw him at leisure, to draw him into the following conversation: "The Romans have the reputation of being excellent soldiers, and have the command of many warlike nations. If it please heaven that we conquer them, what use, sir, shall we make of our victory? " " Cineas," replied the King, "your question answers itself.
Page 215 - Nusquam benigne legatio audita est ; adeo simul spernebant, simul tantam in medio crescentem molem sibi ac posteris suis metuebant. A - plerisque rogitantibus dimissi, ecquod feminis quoque asylum aperuissent ; id enim demum con6 par conubium fore.
Page 70 - Ergo animus, ut ego dico, divinus est, ut Euripides dicere audet, deus, et quidem, si deus aut anima aut ignis est, idem est animus hominis. Nam ut ilia natura caelestis et terra vacat et umore, sic utriusque harum rerum humanus animus est expers.
Page 391 - Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colours.
Page 116 - Facinus denotes a bold or daring action, and unless it be joined with a favourable epithet, or the action be previously described as commendable, the term is always to be understood in a vituperative sense.
Page 20 - Octaviae iniurias evulgaret, sed destinavisse eam Rubellium Plautum, per maternam originem pari ac Nero gradu a divo Augusto, ad res novas extollere coniugioque eius et imperio rem publicam rursus invadere.
Page 377 - neither your money yesterday, nor this beast to-day make any impression upon me." At supper, amongst all sorts of things that were discoursed of, but more particularly Greece and the philosophers there, Cineas, by accident...
Page 140 - Academicis quattuor libris explicata arbitramur ; sed tamen tantum abest ut scribi contra nos nolimus, ut id etiam maxime optemus ; in ipsa enim Graecia philosophia tanto in honore numquam fuisset, nisi doctissimorum contentionibus dissensionibusque viguisset.

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