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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 299 pages of information about Latin for Beginners.

234. EXERCISES

First learn the special vocabulary, p. 291.

I. 1.  Neque pedites neque equites occupare castellum Romanum poterant. 2.  Summa virtute muros altos cotidie oppugnabant. 3.  Pedes militum lapidibus qui de muro iaciebantur saepe vulnerabantur. 4.  Quod novum consilium dux cepit? 5.  Is perfidam puellam pulchris ornamentis temptavit. 6.  Quid puella fecit? 7.  Puella commota auro milites per portas duxit. 8.  Tamen praemia quae summo studio petiverat non reportavit. 9.  Apud Romanos antiquos Tarpeia non est laudata.

II. 1.  What ship is that which I see?  That (illud) ship is the Victory.  It is sailing now with a favorable wind and will soon approach Italy. 2.  The judges commanded the savages to be seized and to be killed. 3.  The chiefs of the savages suddenly began to flee, but were quickly captured by the horsemen. 4.  The king led the foot soldiers to the wall from which the townsmen were hurling stones with the greatest zeal.

  [Illustration:  NAVIGIUM]

LESSON XL

THE THIRD DECLENSION :  CONSONANT STEMS (Continued)

  [Special Vocabulary]

  Caesar, -aris\, m., _Caesar_
  
capti:vus, -i:\, m., captive, prisoner
  co:nsul, -is\, m., _consul_
  
fra:ter, fra:tris\, m., brother (fraternity)
  homo:, hominis\, m., _man, human being_
  
impedi:mentum, -i:\, n., hindrance (impediment); plur.
    impedi:menta, -o:rum\, _baggage_
  
impera:tor, impera:to:ris\, m., commander in chief, general
    (emperor)
  legio:, legio:nis\, f., _legion_
  
ma:ter, ma:tris\, f., mother (maternal)
  o:rdo:, o:rdinis\, m., _row, rank_ (order)
  
pater, patris\, m., father (paternal)
  salu:s, salu:tis\, f., _safety_ (salutary)
  
soror, soro:ris\, f., sister (sorority)

CLASS II

235. Consonant stems that add no termination in the nominative are declined in the other cases exactly like those that add /-s\.  They may be masculine, feminine, or neuter.

236. PARADIGMS

MASCULINES AND FEMININES

co:nsul, legio:, f., o:rdo:, pater, m.,
m., consul legion m., row father
BASES OR
STEMS co:nsul- legio:n- o:rdin- patr-

SINGULAR TERMINATIONS
M. AND F.
Nom. co:nsul legio:  o:rdo:  pater —­
Gen. co:nsulis legio:nis o:rdinis patris -is
Dat. co:nsuli:  legio:ni:  o:rdini:  patri:  -i: 
Acc. co:nsulem legio:nem o:rdinem patrem -em
Abl. co:nsule legio:ne o:rdine patre -e

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