Preparatory Latin Prose-book Containing All the Latin Prose Necessary for Entering College: With References to Harkness's, Bullions & Morris's, and Andrews & Stoddard's Latin Grammars, Notes Critical and Explanatory, a Vocabulary, and a Geographical and Historical Index

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Woolworth, Ainsworth, & Company, 1870 - Latin language - 899 pages

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Page 153 - Avaritia pecuniae studium habet, quam nemo sapiens concupivit;" ea quasi venenis malis imbuta corpus animumque virilem effeminat, semper infinita, insatiabilis est, neque copia neque inopia minuitur.
Page 286 - Neque enim est hoc dissimulandum, — quod obscurari non potest, — sed prae nobis ferendum: trahimur omnes studio laudis, et optimus quisque maxime gloria ducitur. Ipsi illi philosophi, etiam in iis libellis quos de contemnenda gloria scribunt, nomen suum inscribunt; in eo ipso, in quo praedicationem nobilitatemque despiciunt, praedicari de se ac nominari volunt.
Page 182 - Catilinae? minume. sed ita censeo, publicandas eorum pecunias, ipsos in vinculis habendos per municipia, quae maxume opibus valent: neu quis de...
Page 186 - Postremo Caesar in animum induxerat laborare, vigilare; negotiis amicorum intentus, sua neglegere, nihil denegare, quod dono dignum esset; sibi magnum imperium, exercitum, bellum novom exoptabat, ubi virtus enitescere posset.
Page 180 - De poena possum equidem dicere, id quod res habet, in luctu atque miseriis mortem aerumnarum requiem, non cruciatum esse; eam cuncta mortalium mala dissolvere; ultra neque curae neque gaudio locum esse.
Page 401 - A testudo was formed (testudinem faceré) either in battle, to ward off the arrows and other missiles of the enemy, or which was more frequently the case, to form a protection to the soldiers when they advanced to the walls or gates of a town, for the purpose of attacking them. Sometimes the shields were so arranged as to make the testudo slope.
Page 186 - Cato nihil largiundo gloriam adeptus est. in altero miseris perfugium erat, in altero malis pernicies. illius facilitas, huius constantia laudabatur.
Page 579 - In the time of Cicero it was usual for a general, or a governor of a province, to report to the treasury the names of those under his command who had done good service to the state: those who were included in such report were said in beneftciis ad aerarium deferri.
Page 475 - Quousque tandem abutere, Catilina, patientia nostra ?" which paralyzed the traitor, not so much by the vehemence of the invective, as by the intimate acquaintance which it displayed with all his most hidden contrivances. Catiline, who upon his entrance had been avoided by all, and was sitting alone upon a bench from which every one had shrunk, rose to reply with downcast countenance, and in humble accents implored the fathers not to listen to the malignant calumnies of an upstart foreigner against...

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