He is eighteen years of age; he has been for six at Salamanca studying Latin
and Greek, and when I wished him to turn to the study of other sciences I found him so wrapped up in that of poetry (if that can be called a science) that there is no getting him to take kindly to the law, which I wished him to study, or to theology, the queen of them all.
He was obliged to listen to a Latin
verse, which the poet had composed upon Vatel.
The snubbings and toothaches and the Latin
verbs are all forgotten--the Latin
We entered the great Latin
Convent which is built over the traditional dwelling-place of the Holy Family.
He studied the languages, Latin
, Greek, Hebrew, a triple sanctuary then very little frequented.
One of these was the craze for Greek and Latin
learning, and the other was a desire to hold office.
said Dorothea to him, one morning, early in the time of courtship; "could I not learn to read Latin
and Greek aloud to you, as Milton's daughters did to their father, without understanding what they read?
I studied Latin
because I believed that I should read the Latin
authors, and I suppose I got as much of the language as most school-boys of my age, but I never read any Latin
author but Cornelius Nepos.
You can study Greek or Latin
, too, for the same purpose, though it will never be any use to you.
And Tom dealt "Harkness's Latin
Reader" a thump, which expressed his feelings better than words.
it was not a letter but a character, standing for a Latin
Quarter--at once I am in the student cabarets, bright faces and keen spirits around me, sipping cool, well- dripped absinthe while our voices mount and soar in Latin
fashion as we settle God and art and democracy and the rest of the simple problems of existence.
These first books we call Manuscripts, from the Latin
words manus, a hand, and scribere, to write, for they were all written by hand.
It is not in vain that the farmer remembers and repeats the few Latin
words which he has heard.
The writer, indeed, seems to think himself obliged to keep even pace with time, whose amanuensis he is; and, like his master, travels as slowly through centuries of monkish dulness, when the world seems to have been asleep, as through that bright and busy age so nobly distinguished by the excellent Latin