The First Book of Virgil's Aeneid, with a Literal Interlinear Translation, on the Plan Recommended by Mr. Locke

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John Taylor, 1829 - 89 pages
 

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Page ix - And that which casts our proficiency therein so much behind, is our time lost partly in too oft idle vacancies given both to schools and universities ; partly in a preposterous exaction, forcing the empty wits of children to compose themes, verses, and orations, which are the acts of ripest judgment, and the final work of a head filled by long reading and observing, with elegant maxims and copious invention.
Page xi - Hence appear the many mistakes which have made learning generally so unpleasing and so unsuccessful ; first, we do amiss to spend seven or eight years merely in scraping together so much miserable Latin and Greek, as might be learned otherwise easily and delightfully in one year...
Page 67 - Unam, quae Lycios fidumque vehebat Oronten, Ipsius ante oculos ingens a vertice pontus In puppim ferit: excutitur pronusque magister 115 Volvitur in caput ; ast illam ter fluctus ibidem Torquet agens circum, et rapidus vorat aequore vortex. Apparent rari nantes in gurgite vasto, Arma virum tabulaeque et Troi'a gaza per undas.
Page xii - I call therefore a complete and generous Education that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully and magnanimously all the offices both private and public of peace and war.
Page vi - Fables, and writing the English translation (made as literal as it can be) in one line, and the Latin words which answer each of them, just over it in another.
Page 73 - Aspera tum positis mitescent saecula bellis ; cana Fides et Vesta, Remo cum fratre Quirinus iura dabunt ; dirae ferro et compagibus artis claudentur Belli portae; Furor impius intus saeva sedens super arma et centum vinctus aŽnis с 95 post tergum nodis fremet horridus ore cruento.
Page 67 - Talia jactanti stridens Aquilone procella Velum adversa ferit, fluctusque ad sidera tollit. Franguntur remi ; tum prora avertit, et undis Dat latus ; insequitur cumulo praeruptus aquae mons. Hi summo in fluctu pendent ; his unda dehiscens Terram inter fluctus aperit ; furit aestus arenis.
Page 68 - ... ac veluti magno in populo cum saepe coorta est seditio, saevitque animis ignobile volgus, iamque faces et saxa volant, furor arma ministrat; 100 tum pietate gravem ac meritis si forte virum quem conspexere, silent arrectisque auribus adstant; ille regit dictis animos, et pectora mulcet...
Page 72 - Rutulis hiberna subactis. at puer Ascanius, cui nunc cognomen lulo additur, — Ilus erat, dum res stetit Ilia regno, — triginta magnos volvendis mensibus orbes imperio explebit, regnumque ab sede Lavini 270 transferet, et longam multa vi muniet Albam.
Page ix - First, let him teach the child cheerfully and plainly the cause and matter of the Letter ; then let him construe it into English, so oft as the child may easily carry away the understanding of it; lastly, parse it over perfectly.

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