Grammar of the Latin Language, Volume 2: From Plautus to by Henry John 1830-1915 Roby

By Henry John 1830-1915 Roby

Henry John Roby (1830-1915) used to be a Cambridge-educated classicist whose influential occupation incorporated sessions as a schoolmaster, professor of Roman legislation, businessman, academic reformer and Member of Parliament. His two-volume Grammar of the Latin Language finds his leading edge, descriptive method of grammar, which situates thorough research of the Latin language in the historic context of the writings themselves, or, as Roby places it, surroundings 'example above principle' to be able to placed grammar 'in the correct gentle, as an account of what males do say, no longer a idea of what they need to say'. Drawing examples from the corpus of classical writings relationship from circa 2 hundred BCE. to one hundred twenty CE; this moment quantity (1875) is dedicated to syntax, together with a whole research of instances, annoying, and temper. a piece of exceptional breadth and intensity, Roby's booklet is still an important source for either ancient linguistics and the examine of Latin grammar.

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5), ludibrium and pudor (Lucan. 7. g. Plaut. Pseud. 363; C. Verr. Act. 1. 1,) are used as names of persons. A remarkably close resemblance is seen in maximum "vero argumentum est naturam ipsam de immortalitate animorum tacitam judicare, quod omnibus cura sunt, et maxuma quidem, qua post mortem futura sint (C. T. D. 1. 14), compared with magnoque esse argumento, homines scire pleraque ante quam nati sint, quod jam pueri ita celeriter res adripiant &c. (C. Sen. 21). Further the use of tibi, not tuo, speaks strongly for the predicative character.

18 ; 5. 4. 107 ; Ter. Haul. 992 ; Corn. 1. 5 ; 3. 5 ; 4. 33 ! >b- 34 (>"agno); Cic. Verr. 4. 35 ; ib. 45 ; Aii/. 34 ; />«. 9 ; Prov. Cons. 8 ; Pseudo-Cic. Or. prid. q. in exil. 9 ; ib. 10 ; Caes. G. 5. 44 ; C. 1. 8 0 ; 3. 20 ; ib. 79 ; Pseudo-Cses. B. 4 f w . 26 ; Sail. C. 2 ; X 52 ; Nep. 1. 5. 1 1 ; Verg. ^ . 11. 428 ; Hor. S. 1. 4. 1 4 1 ; Ov. M. 12. 90; Liv. 2. 29; ib. 55 § 5 ; 3-49 5 ib. 65 ; 4-53," ib. 6 0 ; 5 . 10; ib. ; 2 1 . 3 9 ; 28-45bis; 3 8 . 5 2 ; i b . 5 7 ; Val. M. 5. 3 ; ext. 2 ; 6.

6 § 23. See § 1283. opprotaio 'ground for reproach'; esse Nep. 9 , 3 ; Ov. Trist. 445 ; Quint. 3. ); esse Sail. Or. Lep. § 24; Pseudo- d 1 PREFACE: OBSERVATIONS ON BOOK IV. Sail, ad Cats. a. n ; Val. M. 6. 5. 4; Tac. H. 1. 49; in apposition Tac. H. 3. 14; suinl Tac. A. 1. 10. ornamento 'a distinction'; esse Cic. Inv. 1. 4 ; Rose. Am. 49; Ve'rr. Act. 1. 5; 4. 3 ; ib. 33 ; ib. 54 bis ; Font, 21; -B«/£. ; Off. a. 18; Fam. 3. 10 § 9 (magno); II. aa {magno); 13. 34 Qnaximd); ib. 36 (magno); ib. 49 (majori); Caes.

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