de Bello Gallico, Books 1-7; According to the Text of Emanuel Hoffmann, Vienna, 1890. Edited with Introd. and Notes by St. George Stock

de Bello Gallico, Books 1-7; According to the Text of Emanuel Hoffmann, Vienna, 1890. Edited with Introd. and Notes by St. George Stock

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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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...eius reddere illis liceret.' suum fatum querebantur, aut cum familiaribus suis commune periculum miserabantur. Vulgo totis castris testamenta obsignabantur. Horum vocibus ac timore paulatim etiam ii, qui magnum in castris usum habebant, milites centurionesque quique equitatui praeerant, perturbabantur. Qui se ex his minus timidos existimari volebant, 'non se hostem vereri, sed angustias itineris, magnitudinem silvarum, quae intercederent inter ipsos atque Ariovistum, aut rem frumentariam, ut satis commode supportari posset, timere' dicebant. Nonnulli etiam Caesari nuntiabant, 'cum castra moveri ac signa ferri iussisset, non fore dicto audientes milites neque propter timorem signa laturos.' Haec cum animadvertisset, convocato consilio omniumque ordinum ad id consilium adhibitis centurionibus, vehementer eos incusavit: primum quod, aut quam in partem aut quo consilio ducerentur, sibi quaerendum aut cogitandum putarent. 'Ariovistum se consule cupidissime populi Romani amicitiam appetisse: cur hunc tam temere quisquam ab officio discessurum iudicaret? Caesar's speech to his officers. quique equitatui praeerant. The want of a definite word for ' Oflicers ' in Latin has often been remarked. rem frumentariam... ut, dtc. Lit. 'afraid of the corn-supply, as to how.' This shows us how ' ut ' after a verb of fearing gets the mean 55 56. minua timidos. 'Minus' ing of 'that... not.' The conis a weak form of negative. Cp. 47, struction by which the object of the 5 1 'si id minus vellet'; 51, 5 1 verb ('timere') becomes the subject 'minus... valebat' ii. 9, 5 5 'si of the dependent clause is more minus potnissent ' iii. 13, 5 8...show more

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