Macmillan's Latin Course, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)
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Wydanie: 2016 r.
Excerpt from Macmillan's Latin Course, Vol. 2<br><br>The student of Latin has a threefold task to aecom plish before he can read the Latin writers with any ease. In the first place, he must make himself familiar with the inﬂections. In the second place, he must acquire a considerable vocabulary. In both these respects Latin presents no serious difficulty; in both it is easier than Greek. The Greek irregular verb, with all its variety of forms for prose and poetry, taxes the strongest memory; the Latin irregular verb is easily acquired by any industrious student. With the vocabulary too there is much less labour involved so many of the words wear a familiar aspect. But though the two first steps that have to be made by the student of Latin are not difficult, the third part of the task is by no means easy. The words taken singly are easily mastered, but it is nevertheless true that Latin is a peculiarly difficult language to read, that the relation of the Words to one another is not easily detected without considerable practice. The reason of this is, no doubt, that many of the com monest Latin constructions have no counterpart in English. For example, in translating Dixit se valere.<br><br>About the Publisher<br><br>Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com<br><br>This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.