By Henry John 1830-1915 Roby
Henry John Roby (1830-1915) used to be a Cambridge-educated classicist whose influential occupation integrated classes as a schoolmaster, professor of Roman legislation, businessman, academic reformer and Member of Parliament. His two-volume Grammar of the Latin Language unearths his cutting 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, atmosphere 'example above principle' so one can positioned grammar 'in the right kind mild, as an account of what males do say, no longer a concept of what they need to say'. Drawing examples from the corpus of classical writings courting from circa two hundred BCE. to a hundred and twenty CE; this moment quantity (1875) is dedicated to syntax, together with an entire research of situations, stressful, and temper. a piece of outstanding breadth and intensity, Roby's publication continues to be a necessary source for either old linguistics and the examine of Latin grammar.
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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. 5. 4 ; Sen. &». 5.
2. 13 ; Att. 15. 7 ; Hor. S. 1. 1. 20 ; Quint. 6. 2. 26; Compare Cic. / ^ r r . 5. 41 (hoc causa dicii). [censj probably genitive, Ter. Haut. ~l List of predicative datives. xxxix oibatui 'food'; esse Varr. R. R. 3. 8. 3 ; ponere Varr. R. R. 3. 5 . 4 (cibatui off as positas). oibo 'food'; esse Lucr. 6. 771. eiroumjeotui ' a wrap'; Varr. L. L. 5. v. amiotui). cladi 'disastrous'; esse Sail. J. 85 § 43. coinineiidationi ' a recommendation'; esse Sen. Rhet. Contr. 3. praef. § 3 (mcjori). oonsolationl ' a consolation'; esse Cic.
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. 16. 8 (magna:); Sen. AV. 6.