By Henry John 1830-1915 Roby

Henry John Roby (1830-1915) was once a Cambridge-educated classicist whose influential occupation integrated classes as a schoolmaster, professor of Roman legislations, businessman, academic reformer and Member of Parliament. His two-volume Grammar of the Latin Language finds his cutting edge, descriptive method of grammar, which situates thorough research of the Latin language in the ancient context of the writings themselves, or, as Roby places it, environment 'example above principle' on the way to positioned grammar 'in the right kind mild, 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 courting 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 e-book is still a necessary source for either ancient linguistics and the examine of Latin grammar.

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Indutui 'a shirt'; Varr. L. L. ); ib. 10 § 27 (earn dicitnus muliebrem tunicam, qu

60 (quanta); 4. 33 (magna'); post red. ad Quir. 9 (majori); Man. 7 ; Phi/. 2. 40 ; 3. 3 ; ib. 15 (magna); Fin. 3. 2 (magna); T. D. 1. 14 (maxima:); Lai. 12 (minori); Fam. 1. 9 § 22 (possibly with eidem cut) ; ib. § 24 (tanta); 2. 6 (tanta quanta); ib. 11 (magna); 18 (majori); 3. 5 (magna); ib. ; 6. a (minori); ib. 3 (maxima); 5 (maxima, magna); 10 (minori); 7. 10 (minori); ib. 18 (majori); 9. 16 §1 (quanta); ib. 24 (magna); 10. 1 (maxima); ib. 27 (magna); 11. 27 (majori); 12. 1 (maxima); ib. 17; ib.

5. ] senlo 'old age'; esse Plaut. Stich. 19 ; True. 2. 5. 14 ; Turpil. ap. Non. 1. 2. sermoni ' common talk'; esse Plaut. Pseud. 418. slgno 'a sign1; esse Cic. In-u. 1. 34 ; ib. 43 ; ib. (magno); dari Val. M. 1. 5. 7. solacio 'a solace'; esse Cic, Mur. ); -Fawz. 6. 6 § 12 (quanto); 9 . 1 ; Caes. C. 1. 22; Liv. 40. 57; Veil. 2. 19. Curt. 4. 10 § 21 ; Sen. DM/. 6. 26 ; 11. 12 (maxima); Ef. 78. 3. sollicitudini 'a subject of anxiety'; esse Plaut. Mil. 671 (summai); Ter. Ph. 588 ; Q^ Cic. ap. C. Faw.

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