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1. Whenever1 the spring2 had-set-in,3 Verres devoted4 himself to journeyings,6 in which he showed6 himself sovery 7 energetic8 that nobody 9 ever10 saw11 him sitting12 on13 a horse.14

1. Cum. 2. Ver. 3. Caepit esse. 4 Bo. 5. Iter. 6. Prcebeo. 7. Usque eo. 8. Impiger. 9. Nemo. 10. Unquam. 11. Video. 12. Sedeo. 13. In. 14. Equus.

2. For he used to ride1 in a sedan and eight, in which there was a cushion2 stuffed 3 with rose-leaves.4 Moreover,6 he had 6 one7 garland 8 on his 9 head,10 another11 on his 9 neck,12 and ever-and-anon13 he gave14 his nose a little-net15 of the finest16 of thread,17 with tiny18 meshes,19 full20 of rose-leaves.

1. To ride in a sedan and eight, Lectica octophoro ferri.

2. Pulvinus. 3. Farcio. 4. Rosa (singular). 5. Autem. 6. Habeo. 7. Unus. 8. Corona. 9. Omit. 10. Caput. 11. Alter. 12. Collum. 13. Identidem. 14. Ad nares sibi admovere. 15. Reticulum. 16. Tenuis. 17. Linum. 18. Minutus. 19. Macula. 20. Plenus.


1. Nasica when1 he had come to Ennius's2 and the girl5 had told him that Ennius was not at home, was aware4 that she had said it at her master's5 order,6 and that he was at home. A few7 days after when1 Ennius had come to2 Nasica's, Nasica cries out8 that he is not at home. Then9 Ennius: "What! don't I know10 your voice?"11 Hereupon12 Nasica: "You are a shameless13 fellow;14 I believed15 your girl, don't you believe me?"

1. Cum. 2. Come to Ennius's, venire ad Ennium.

3. Ancilla. 4. Sentio. 5. Dominus. 6. Jussu (ablative). 7. Paucus. 8. Exclamo. 9. Tum. 10. Cognosco. 11. Vox. 12. Hie. 13. Inpudens. 14. Homo. 15. Credo.

2. It was more1 important2 for the Athenians to have solid3 roofs4 on5 their6 houses7 than the loveliest8 ivory9 statue10 of Minerva. Still11I would rather be Phidias12 than the best possible13 carpenter.14

1. Plus. 2. It is important, interest. 3. Firmus. 4. Tectum. 5. In. 6. Omit. 7. Domicilium. 8. Pulcher (superlative). 9. "Of ivory," ex and ebur. 10. Signum. 11. Tamen. 12. Phidias, Phidice. 13. Pei with superlative of bonus. 14. Faber tignarius.


1. At the same1 time2 King Attalus, having gone3 from Thebes4 to Pergamus, dies6 in his seventy-second year,6 after7 reigning8 four-and-forty years. To this man fortune9 had given no claim10 but11 wealth12 toward13 the hope14 of the throne.15

1. Idem. 2. Tempus. 3. Proficiscor. 4. Thebce, Thebarum. 5. Morior. 6. Annus. 7. Cum (literally, "when he had reigned "). 8. Regno. 9. Fortuna. 10. No claim, nihil. 11. Prceier. 12. Divitice. 13. Ad. 14. Spes. 15. Regnum.

2. By using1 this2 at once3 economically4 and3 in princely style6 he brought it to pass6 that he seemed7 not unworthy8 of the throne. Then,9 after the Gauls were conquered10 in a single11 battle,12 he assumed13 the name14 of King.15

1. Utor. 2. Refers to divitice. 3. At once . . and, simul . . simul. 4. Prudenter. 5. In princely style, magnifies 6. Bring it to pass, efficio. 1. Videor. 8. Indie nus. 9. Deinde. 10. Vinco. 11. Unus. 12. Praelium.

13. Adscisco. 14. Nomen. 15. Begius, -a, -um.

3. He ruled1 his subjects2 with perfect3 justice,4 he showed5 unparalleled6 fidelity7 to his allies,8 he was courteous9 to wife10 and children,11 — four he left12 surviving,13 — gentle14 and generous15 to friends.16

1. Rego. 2. Suus, -a, -um. 3. Summa. 4. Justitia. 5. Prcesto. 6. Unicus. 7. Fides. 8. Socius. 9. Comis. 10. "Uxor. ll. Liberi. 12. Relinquo. 13. Superstes, -stitis.

14. ifito. 15. Munificus. 16. Amicus.


1. Decline career, deus, arcus, dies, giving the gender of each, with the rule for it, and marking the quantities of penultimate and final syllables in all the cases.

2. Give the gender of via, gladius, Tiberis, with the rule for each. Give Ablative singular of sedile, turris; Genitive plural of vir, pater, hostis, equa.

3. Decline alter, alacer, iste. Compare gracilis, inferus, ingens, maius; compare prope, and the adverbs formed from acer, alius.

4. Give principal parts of pono, sedeo, domo, vincio. Give Future Active Participle and Future Passive Participle of pono, and Pluperfect Active Second Person Plural of sedeo, marking the quantities of all the syllables of both verbs. Inflect the Present Indicative of eo; of nolo.

5. Name some classes of verbs followed by the Genitive, by the Dative, by the Ablative, by two Accusatives. Give some of the rules for the Subjunctive after Relative Pronouns; for its use after Particles. How is not expressed with the Imperative? How is a Wish expressed?


1. Before what vowels have g and c a soft sound? What is the gender of Januarius ? of Corinthus ? of Aquilo? Give the rule for each. What is an Epicene Noun? What words are naturally neuter? What is Declension? What are some of the general rules for Declension? Which apply to all nouns?

2. Decline dea, Penelope, vir, vis, barbiton, sedile. When does the Nominative plural of the third declension end in -ia 1 Give the three general rules for gender in nouns of the third declension. What is the gender of tellus, legio, arundo, amnis? Give the rule for each. Decline domus, bos, Vergilius. What are the Heterogeneous Nouns, and Heteroclites? Give some examples of each. Give the rule for the derivation of Patronymics; of Diminutives. What do the terminations -ivm, -arium, -He, in nouns denote?

3. Decline alius, quisquam, tu. Give the rules for comparing adverbs. What is a Gerund? a Gerundive? a Supine? a Participle? Give the synopsis of possum in the Third Person Singular throughout the verb. Inflect the Imperatives, Active and Passive, of moneo, amo, capio, audio. What are Irregular Verbs ? Give the list of them. What compounds of facio have fie in the passive? How do you form Frequentative Verbs? how Inceptives? how Intensives? How are adverbs formed from adjectives?

4. What does ultimus mean? What do hie and Ule mean when used together? Explain all the uses of suus which you know. When is the Nominative of the Third Person wanting? Translate in two ways, "A woman of remarkable beauty" (femina, maximus, pulchritudo). Explain the Genitive,—pridie ejus diei. How do you translate the name of a town to which motion proceeds? How from which? How the name of a town where an event occurs? How in each case if the name of the place is not the name of a town?

5. Tell all the ways in which a voluntary agent can be translated Translate, "We pity (miseret) them." When a the Passive Voice followed by the Accusative of the

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