Sallust's Catiline War: With Vocabulary

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Longmans, Green and Company, 1893 - 242 pagine
 

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Pagina iii - ... earlier stages of education, and a pupil is taken from one work to another in each successive half-year or term ; so that a book needlessly large and proportionably expensive is laid aside after a short and but partial use. In order, therefore, to meet what is certainly a want, Portions of the Classical Writers usually read in Schools are now being issued under the title of GRAMMAR SCHOOL TEXTS ; while, at the request of various Masters, it has been determined to add to the series some portions...
Pagina 3 - ... intentum aetatem agere ;¡ sed a quo incepto studioque me ambitio mala detinuerat, eodem regressus, statui res gestas populi Romani carptim, ut quaeque memoria digna videbantur, perscribere, — eo magis, quod mihi a spe, metu, partibus rei publicae animus liber erat.
Pagina 56 - Where the etymology is not given, the word is of very uncertain or unknown origin. Such forms and meanings of words, as do not belong to the text, are not inserted in the Vocabulary.
Pagina iii - PREFACE. FOR some long time past it has been widely felt that a reduction in the cost of Classical Works used in schools generally, and more especially in those intended for boys of the middle classes, is at once desirable and not difficult of accomplishment. For the most part only portions of authors are read in the earlier stages of education, and a pupil is taken from one work to another in each successive half-year or term ; so that a book needlessly large and proportionably expensive is laid...
Pagina 5 - Sed, postquam res eorum civibus, moribus, agris aucta, satis prospera, satisque pollens videbatur ; sicuti pleraque mortalium habentur, invidia ex opulentia orta est.
Pagina iv - Further still, the primary or etymological meaning is always given, within inverted commas, in Roman type, and so much also of each word's history as is necdful to bring down its chain of meanings to the especial force, or forces, attaching to it in the particular
Pagina 43 - Hic mihi quisquam mansuetudinem et misericordiam nominat? lampridem equidem nos vera vocabula rerum amisimus: quia bona aliena largiri liberalitas, malarum rerum audacia fortitudo vocatur, eo res publica in extremo sita est.
Pagina iv - ... such points of construction as seem to require elucidation are concisely explained under the proper articles, or a reference is simply made to that rule in the Public Schools Latin Primer, or in Parry's Elementary Greek Grammar, which meets the particular difficulty. It occasionally happens, however, that more information is needed than can be gathered from the above-named works. When such is the case, whatever is requisite is supplied, in substance, from Jelf's Greek Grammar, Winer's Grammar...

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