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2. Translate into English
Verum opinaris: destringor centumviralibus causis, quae
3. Translate into Latin
One of the strongest incitements to excel in such arts and accomplishments as are in the highest esteem among men, is the natural passion which the mind of man has for glory; which, though it may be faulty in the excess of it, ought by no means to be discouraged. Perhaps some moralists are too severe in beating down this principle which seems to be a spring implanted by nature to give motion to all the latent powers of the soul, and is always observed to exert itself with the greatest force in the most generous dispositions. The men whose characters have shone the brightest among the ancient Romans appear to have been strongly animated by this passion. Cicero, whose learning and services to his country are so well known, was inflamed by it to an extravagant degree, and warmly presses Lucceius, who was composing a history of those times, to be very particular and zealous in relating the story of his consulship; and to execute it speedily that he might have the pleasure of enjoying in his lifetime some part of the honour which he foresaw would be paid to his memory.
1. Translate into English, extracts from Quintilian, Book X. 2. Translate and comment on
(a) Germanicum Augustum ab institutis studiis deflexit
(b) Quid erat futurum, si nemo plus effecisset eo quem
(d) [Satura] in qua primus insignem laudem adeptus
3. Translate into English extracts from Virgil, Æneid VII.-X. 4. Translate and comment on
(a) Nam mihi parta quies, omnisque in limine portus,
(b) Illa vel intactae segetis per summa volaret
(d) Concurrunt; haeret pede pes densusque viro vir. 5. Scan the following lines, with any comments you think called for
(a) Omnes innocuae. Sed non puppis tua, Tarchon.
(b) O Pater, o hominum rerumque aeterna potestas!
1. "Modern authors are unquestionably right in regarding the curia as the keystone of the old Roman political system." Comment on this statement.
2. "About the middle of the fifth century B.C., an attempt was made to get rid of the tribunician power by securing to
the Commons equality of rights in a more regular and effectual way." Explain this.
3. Describe the relation to Rome and the mode of administration of a Latin colony. What distinction was made between those founded after 268 B.C. and the older Latin colonies?
4. "What we know of the nature of the old official records makes it certain that a great part of what Livy or Dionysius tells us about the early republic cannot have been directly or indirectly derived from them." Comment on this.
5. Describe the effects of the Licinio-Sextian laws of 367 B.C. 6. "Although the magistrate's original prerogative of creating senators was not taken away, he was gradually so restricted in its exercise as to leave him no freedom of choice." Explain this.
7. Briefly narrate the events which led to the proclamation of the freedom of Greece by Flamininus at the Isthmian Games in 196 B.C.
8. "The expansion of the Roman rule in the second century B.C. brought with it a revolution in the conditions, habits, and beliefs of Roman society, which undermined the very foundations on which the republican system rested." Comment on this.
Translate into Greek
The celebrated Puritan leader is an almost solitary instance of a great man who neither sought nor shunned greatness, who found glory only because glory lay in the plain cause of duty. During more than forty years he was known to his country neighbours as a gentleman of cultivated mind, of high principles, of polished address, happy in his family, and active in the discharge of his local duties; and to political men, as an honest, industrious, and sensible member of Parliament,-not eager to display his talents, staunch to his party, and attentive to the interests