Connected Passages For Latin Prose Writing; With Full Introductory Notes On Idiom by Maurice Whittemore MatherConnected Passages For Latin Prose Writing; With Full Introductory Notes On Idiom by Maurice Whittemore Mather

Connected Passages For Latin Prose Writing; With Full Introductory Notes On Idiom

byMaurice Whittemore Mather

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. 1899 edition. : ...upon one man, nevertheless, the majority believed that, "9if the war were not committed to Pompey, it "4would be protractedd for many years. Accordingly they not only gave their warmest approval to the ebill aText49. bText 57. 'Text 67. dProduco. eText 54. of Manilius, but they also believed that Cicero had spoken truthfully when he declared that whatever he had undertaken in this case he had undertaken not for the sake 253of winning favor for himself, but for the public welfare. Cicero, Archias CHAPTER i 74. Aulus Licinius Archias was a poet and friend of Cicero, whom the latter'5 defended awhen he was accused hof having illegallyc obtained Roman citizenship. In the first part of his speech Cicero said that he ought to employ for Archias all the powers of intellect and oratory he possessed, for the latter had been his chief guide 257in the pursuit of all the dbranches of literature. He added that ""if his oratory had ever aided any one it ought surely to aid him who gave it. 83It made no difference that 3poetry and oratory were not the same, since all the arts were united by ea sort of relationship. a When he was accused, pf. pass, participle. bUse an indicative clause with quod. cContra leges. dBranches of literature, sim plify. 'A sort of, quasi, a word with which the Roman often quali fied a metaphor, apologizing for it, so to speak, if I may use the term, etc. CHAPTER 2 75. The trial of Archias was conducted before a praetor and jurors whom Cicero called well versed in literature. And so he asked them '9to pardon him,85for using a style of speech anot only quite different from his own ordinary custom, but also from the style bexpected in the law-courts. For274,,86since he was speaking in behalf of a man of the greatest learning, he discoursed freely on aUse a relative clause, see text. bOne adjective in Latin. the subjects3"3 of culture and literature. He cfelt sure that2" in this way"' he could easily convince the jurors that...
Title:Connected Passages For Latin Prose Writing; With Full Introductory Notes On IdiomFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:October 14, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217919820

ISBN - 13:9780217919821

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