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Give an example. 8. Give examples containing the correct use of the Genitive Absolute and of the Accusative Absolute. When is the latter regularly used 1 9. Translate into Greek: If these had been good men, they would not have suffered (jrao-^o>), and explain the construction used. 10. What is a trochee, a spondee, an iambus, and an anapaest 1 What is ccesura in verse, and where does this generally occur in the heroic hexameter 1 11. How are object clauses with onas after verbs like anumea distinguished, in construction and in meaning, from final clauses 1 Give an example of each. When do final clauses admit the Indicative? 12. Distinguish the Infinitive in Indirect Discourse from its use in other constructions. Show, by an example, how the Imperfect is expressed in the Infinitive. What two meanings can etprj Tovto &v noiija-ai have 1 Explain the principle in each case. 13. What is the difference between an Iambic Dipody and an Iambic Dimeter? What substitutions for the Iambus are allowed in an Iambic Dipody? what for the Trochee in a Trochaic Dipody 1 Explain an Anapaestio System,

LATIN COMPOSITION.
I.

1. Demaratus, the father of King Tarquin,1 fled2 from Corinth to Tarquinii.

1. Tarquinius. 2. Fugio, fugere.

2. I do not think1 that immortality 2 is to be despised 8 by a mortal.4

1. Arbitror, arbitrari. 2. Immortalitas. 3. Contemno, contemnere. 4. Mortalis,-e.

3. Theophrastus is1 said to have accused2 Nature, because 8 she had given a long life to crows,4 and so 6 short8 a life to men.

1. Dico, dicere. 2. Accuse, accusare. 3. Quod. 4. Carnix. 5. Tam. 6. Exiguus.

4. Ignorance1 of future2 evils8 is more useful4 than knowledge 5 (of them6 ].

1. Ignoratio. 2. Futurus. 3. Malum. 4. Utilis. 5. Scientia. 6. Omit.

5. Do you not know1 what2 sort of men you charge3 with crime ?4

1. Intdligo. 2. What sort of=2,wafts. 3. Arguo, arguere. 4. Scehis.

6. If death1 were feared 2 Brutus would not have fallen 8 in battle4 and the Decii would not have exposed5 themselves to the weapons 6 of the enemy.

1. Mors. 2. Timeo, timere. 3. Concido, concidere. 4. Prodium. 5. Objicio, objicere. 6. Telum.

n.

1. Pompey was the first Roman who subdued1 the Jews.2 By right3 of conquest4 he entered 6 their Temple.

1. Bevinco, -ere. 2. Judceus. 3. Jus. 4. Victoria. 5. Intro, -are.

2. They say1 that Timotheus, a distinguished2 man at Athens,3 when4 he had dined 6 at6 Plato's7 and had been greatly8 gratified9 with the entertainment,10 and had seen him the-next-day,11 said:12 "Your dinners13 are pleasant14 not only at-the-time,15 but also the-day-after."16

1. Fero,/erre. 2. Clams. 3. Athence,-arum. 4. Cum 5. Cce.no, -are. 6. Apud. 7. Plato, -onis. 8. Admodum. 9. Bclecto, -are. 10. Convivium. 11. Postridie. 12. Bico. 13. tuna. u. Jucundus. 15. In prcesentia. 16. Postero die.

3. Verres also1 ordered 2 the silver 3 tables 4 to be carriedaway 5 from 6 all the shrines.7

1. Idem. 2. Jubeo,-ere. 3. Argenteus,-a, -um. 4. Mensa,

5. Aufero. 6. Be. 7. Belubrum.

III.

1. The next1 day he calls 2 the leaders of the forces8 together, and tells 4 them that no city is more hostile6 to the Greeks than the royal6 (city) of the old kings.

1. Posterus. 2. Convocare = call together. 3. Copies. 4. Bocere. 5. Infestus. 6. Pegius.

2. If we grant1 that the gods exist,2 and that the universe 3 is ruled4 by their mind, I do not see why 6 I should 6 say there is no divination.7

1. Concedo. 2. Esse. 3. Mundus. 4. Pegere. 5. Cur.

6. I say there is no = nego esse. 7. Bivinatio.

3. There is not1 one of you who has not often2 heard8 how 4 Syracuse 5 was taken by Marcellus.

1. Not one =nemo. 2. Scope. 3. Audire. 4. Quemadmodum. 5. Syracuse.

4. Demaratus, the father of our King Tarquin, fled1 from Corinth,2 because 3 he could not bear 4 the tyrant5 Cypselus, to Tarquinii, and there 6 established7 his fortunes.8

1. Fugere. 2. Corinthus. 3. Quod. 4. Ferre. 5. Tyrannies. 6. Hi. 7. Constituere. 8. Fortuna.

rv.

1. They say1 that the death of his son was 2 announced to Anaxagoras (as he was 8] discoursing 4 among 6 his friends 6 on7 the nature of things, and that no 8 answer was given by him except8 that he begot9 him mortal. A glorious10 speech11 in12 truth, and worthy13 of being uttered14 by so great a man.

1. Tradere. 2. Nuntiare. 3. Omit. 4. Disserere. 5. Inter. 6. Familiaris. 7. De. 8. Literally, nothing else (nihil aliud) was answered (respondere) except (nisi). 9. Gignere. 10. Frceclarus. 11. Vox. 12. Vero. 13. Dignus. bl. Emittere.

2. How much wiser1 Xenophon [acted2], who, when he was engaged-in-sacred-rights,3 and heard that his elder4 son had fallen5 in battle,6 merely 7 laid-down8 the garland9 from10 his head: but11 when he heard that he had fallen fighting12 bravely,13 he put14 the garland on his head again.15

1. Sapienter. 2. Omit. 3. Sacra peragere. 4. Major natu. 5. Cadere. 6. Proslium. 7. Tantum. 8. Deponere. 9. Corona. 10. E. 11. Vero. 12. Pugnare. 13. Fortiter. 14. Put on = imponere with dative. 15. Rursus.

V.

1. There is need1 of magistrates,2 without3 whose wisdom 4 and care 6 the state0 cannot7 exist.8

1. Opus. 2. Magistrates. 3. Sine. 4. Prudentia.

5. Diligentia. 6. Civitas. 7. With posse. 8. Esse.

2. Do you see1 how2 the furies 3 harass 4 the impious,6 and never8 suffer 7 them to-stand-still ?8

1. Video. 2. Ut. 3. Furia. 4. Agito. 5. Impius.

6. With unquam. 7. Patior. 8. Consisto.

3. Since1 solitude 2 and a life 3 without friends 4 is full6 of snares 6 and fear,7 reason8 admonishes 9 us to contract10 friendships.11

1. Cum. 2. Solitude. 3. Vita. 4. Amicus. 5. Plenus. 6. Insidice. 7. Metus. 8. Patio. 9. Moneo. 10. Comparo. 11. Amicitia.

4. We favor1 thee; we wish2 thee to enjoy8 thy virtue.4

1. Faveo. 2. Cupio. 3. Fruor. 4. Virtus.

5. Lucilius used1 to say2 that he wished 3 those things which he wrote4 to be read 5 neither by the very unlearned 8 nor the very learned.

1. Soleo. 2. Dico. 3. Volo. 4. Scribo. 5. Lego. 6. Indoctus.

6. The decemvirate1 and his colleagues 2 had completely3 changed4 Fabius, — a man formerly6 excellent6 both in peace 7 and in war.8

1. Decemviratus. 2. Collega. 3. Plane. 4. Muto. 5. Olim. 6. Egregius. 7. With domus. 8. Militia.

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