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AT A VACATION EXERCISE IN THE COLLEGE , PART LATIN , PART ENGLISH The Latin speeches ended , the English thus began Anno Aetatis 19 IO The first of the Latin speeches was an oration which has been lost .
It probably seemed to him wilfully quaint to use intelligent in its Latin sense of “ knowledgeable about ” something , as Milton uses it of the mysteriously “ prudent crane " in VII , 427. Presumably , Dr. Johnson disliked Grecisms such ...
term with the basic , Latin meaning of " burnt " or " reduced to ashes . " 519. missive ruin : missile destruction . Both words have their basic , Latin meaning . The incentive ( " kindling " ; reed is the gunner's match .
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This is pretty well the standard edition of Milton, with a critically established text, a reasonable level of apparatus for non-expert readers, and a critical mass of Milton's work extending beyond his major works to everything that anyone who is not a specialist is likely to need. Read full review
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Ok, so I didn't read this whole thing, obviously. But I did read "Paradise Lost" and that's the important thing, right? And I actually ended up enjoying it a lot more than I expected to. The language ... Read full review
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