The First Six Books of Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic War, Adapted to Bullions' Latin Grammar; With an Introduction, on the Idioms of the Latin Language, Copious Explanatory Notes, and an Index of Proper Names, Etc

The First Six Books of Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic War, Adapted to Bullions' Latin Grammar; With an Introduction, on the Idioms of the Latin Language, Copious Explanatory Notes, and an Index of Proper Names, Etc

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ...clamOreh insecuti, quasi parta jam atque explorata victoria, turres testudinesque lsagere et scalis val b Gr. 627, 2. Id. 66, 2. 1 Id. 110, 1-b Gr. 403, R. V. 1 Gr. 484, R. XXVI. k Id. 38. Gr. 644. 8 Gr. 625, lst, & 145. 1 Gr. 541. d Gr. 339, R. VII. h Gr. 542, R. XXXV. "'Gr. 627, 1, lst. lum ascendere ccepfrunt. At tanta militum virtus atque ca praesentia anlmi fuit, ut, cum undique flamma torrerentur, b maximaque telorum multitudine premerentur, b suaque omnia iinpedimenta atque omnes fortGnas conflagrare intelli gerentb non modo i demigrandi causa de vallo decederet" nemo, sed paene ne respiceretc quidem quisquam; ac tum omnes 2 acerrime fortissimeque pugnarent. Hic dies nostrisd longe gravisslmus fuit; sed tamen hunc habuit eventum, ut eo die maximus hostium numerus vulneraretur' atque interficerStur, ut se sub ipso vallo constipaverant 8 recessumque primis1 ultimi non dabant. Paulum quidem intermissa flamma, et quodam loco 8 4 turrib adacta et contingente vallum, tertiae cohortis centuriones ex eo, quo8 stabant,1 loco recessSrunt suosque omnes removSrunt; nutuk vocibusque hostes, "si introire vellent,1' vocare cceperunt, 6quorum progredi ausus est nemo. Tum ex omni parte lapidlbus b conjectis 6deturbati, turrisque succensa est. 44. Erant in ea legione fortissimi viri centuriones, 7 qui jam primis ordinibus1 appropinquarent, Tito Pulfio et Lucius VarSnus. Hi perpetuas controversias inter se habebant, quinam anteferretur, m omnibusque annis de loco summis simultatlbusk contendebant. Ex iis Pulfio, cum acerrimA ad munitiones pugnaretur, "Quid dubitas," inquit, "VarSne? aut quem locum probandae virtutis tuae 8 spectas? hic, hic dies de nostris controversiis judicabit." Haec cum dixisset, b procedit...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236854888
  • 9781236854889