Exercises in Latin Prose Composition; For Schools Volume 1

Exercises in Latin Prose Composition; For Schools Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...even began to fill up the trenches. 2. In the 1battle with the Nervii, Sextius was exhausted with wounds. 3. The only hope of safety lies 2in making a sortie and trying the last resource. 4. Stop the fight, and only pick up the spent weapons. 5. Refresh yourselves from your toil, and then nake a sortie from the camp. Chapter Vi. 96. 1. You leave us no1 opportunity either1 of learning what is doing, or1 of Collecting our wits. 2. Do you 8entertain the hope of slaying all your enemies? 3. Out of more than three thousand men 4one third were slain. 4. Galba had come with one5 purpose, but saw that he had met with a different5 state of things. 5. After this battle was fought, there was a great lack of arms and supplies. CHAPTER VIII. 97. 1. The influence of the Veneti is very great because they hold all the sea-coast. 2. All who are accustomed to use ships are tributaries of the Veneti. 3. Velanius and1 Silius were retained. 4. We 2had rather recover our hostages than remain in slavery to3 the Romans. 5. If you wish to recover your ambassadors, send back our hostages to us. CHAPTER IX. 98. 1. Meanwhile galleys were constructed, rowers organized, and sailors and pilots collected. 2. We know how great a crime we lave been guilty of. 3. Considering the magnitude of the danger, let us build 2as many ships as possible. 4. Although they 3were strongest in ships, still everything turned out contrary to expectation. 5. Navigation is a very different thing in the river Loire 4from what it is on the broad ocean. CHAPTER X. 99. 1. The difficulties of waging war were very great; nevertheless the conspiracy of so many states prompted Caesar to undertake it. 2. If we overlook this revolt, the Morini will think hey may do the same thing. 3. Since all the Gauls are...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236582489
  • 9781236582485