By J. F. Mountford, Visit Amazon's Thomas Kerchever Arnold Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Thomas Kerchever Arnold, , George Granville Bradley

ISBN-10: 0865165955

ISBN-13: 9780865165953

Nice ebook. quaint in structure and grammar and so on, yet has a few very precious and thorough examinations of other features of Latin. super priceless for grammar, not only for prose composition. vital for critical scholars of Latin. hugely suggest!

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Perfect) participle passive are put in the ablative case to show in what circumstances the action of a finite verb takes place. Thus, for “having heard this, he returned,” we may write: h«c aud¿t« (literally “this having been heard”), rediit. 15. Where in English two finite verbs are coupled by and we may often substitute a Latin participle in the proper case for one, and omit the and. They marvelled and went away. Adm¿r§t¿ abi¡re. He attacked and took the city. Urbem oppugn§tam c¡pit. Note—Observe that adm¿r§t¿ in the first example has an active sense because it is derived from a deponent verb.

9. I never injured you, but you have always envied me, and you hate my friends. 10. Having heard this, he halted for three hours, but at mid-day began his march again. 11. Having spoken thus3 and having stretched forth his right hand, he showed him the way. 1 I§nu§rius, an adjective. Plural; the singular hostis, however, is used sometimes like our “enemy,” as a collective noun. (Intr. e. “these things,” neut. pl. of hic. 26ЄÐExercise II MEANING OF WORDS AND PHRASES EXERCISE II MEANING OF WORDS AND PHRASES 16.

There are many English words whose derivation from Latin words is obvious. We are apt to think that if we know the parent word in Latin we cannot do better than use it to represent the English descendant, which so much resembles it in sound and appearance; but we can hardly have a worse ground than that of the similarity of sound in Latin and English words on which to form our belief that their meaning is identical. Most of these words have come to us through French. The Latin language spoken by Roman soldiers and settlers was borrowed from them by the Gauls; the Gauls in turn communicated the dialect of Latin which they 28ЄÐExercise II MEANING OF WORDS AND PHRASES spoke to their German conquerors; from these the Normans, a Scandinavian people, learnt, and adopted, what was to them a foreign tongue, with words from which, after conquering England, they enriched the language spoken by our English or Saxon forefathers.

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