The New Latin Tutor; Or Exercises in Etymology, Syntax and Prosody: Compiled Chiefly from the Best English Works

Hilliard, Gray & Company, 1835 - 350 sider

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Side 349 - Soon as the evening shades prevail The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the listening earth Repeats the story of her birth ; Whilst all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole to pole.
Side 348 - Ten thousand thousand precious gifts My daily thanks employ ; Nor is the least a cheerful heart, That tastes those gifts with joy.
Side 348 - LITTLE inmate, full of mirth Chirping on my kitchen hearth. Wheresoe'er be thine abode, Always harbinger of good, Pay me for thy warm retreat With a song more soft and sweet ; In return thou shalt receive Such a strain as I can give.
Side 350 - What, though in solemn silence all Move round the dark terrestrial ball ; What, though no real voice nor sound Amidst their radiant orbs be found ; In reason's ear they all rejoice, And utter forth a glorious voice, For ever singing, as they shine, ' The hand that made us is Divine.
Side 349 - Inoffensive, welcome guest ! While the rat is on the scout, And the mouse with curious snout, With what vermin else infest Every dish, and spoil the best ; Frisking thus before the fire, Thou hast all thine heart's desire.
Side 347 - Thy bounteous hand with worldly bliss Has made my cup run o'er, And in a kind and faithful friend Has doubled all my store.
Side 298 - Greta fertur Labyrinthus in alta Parietibus textum caecis iter, ancipitemque Mille viis habuisse dolum, qua signa sequendi...
Side 307 - Not if I had a hundred tongues, and a hundred mouths, And a voice of iron, could I mention all the species of crimes, Nor enumerate all the names of their punishments. Non ego si linguas centum habeam, oraque centum, Ferrum (enall.) vocem, omnis comprehendo (syne.) scelus forma, Possum omnis pcena.
Side 336 - NON ebur neque aureum Mea renidet in domo lacunar, Non trabes' Hymettiae Premunt columnas ultima recisas Africa, neque Attali Ignotus heres regiam occupavi, Nec Laconicas mihi Trahunt honestae purpuras clientae : At fides et ingeni Benigna vena est, pauperemque dives Me petit; nihil supra Deos lacesso nee potentem amicum Largiora flagito, Satis beatus unicis Sabinis.
Side 226 - In the Latin language, then, the arrangement most commonly observed is, to place first in the sentence that word which expresses the principal object of the discourse, together with its circumstances ; and afterwards the person or the thing that acts upon it. This order, besides the natural succession of the ideas, gratifies more the rapidity of the imagination, which naturally runs first to that which is its chief object ; and, having once named it, carries it in view through the rest of the sentence.

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