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Old Kinchin Smith book?

I've got a copy of the old Kinchin Smith "Teach Yourself Latin."

It looks like a much better book than the "Teach Yourself Greek" by the same authot.

If anyone familiar with this Latin book? Opinions?
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Caput and flores

Hey guys,

Does anyone know why people say per capita and not per caput? Or flora instead of flores?

I'm a little confused...
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Second composition in Latin

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I want to say:

The boy watched the waves from the beach.

Puer ex acta undas spectat.

I have been using ex as "out of", "from", but I am not sure if ex can be used as "from a vantage point". If that is not the case, how do I say "from" as in from a vantage point?
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Ferox (fierce, ferocious) is an adjective. Yet in my word list, I see it listed like this:

ferox -ocis

This looks like a noun entry (I've only really learned the first two declensions). The adjectives I have studied all have three parts for the masculine, feminine and neuter nouns. The adjectives themselves decline like nouns of the first two declensions.

So my questions are:

1. Are there adjectives which delcine according to the paradigms of ...
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I'm getting a tattoo and need to know in the present tense how "Church of Death" would be translated in Latin. Thanks.
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Missing pages in Rutherford book.

Did anyone ever find the missing pages in W Gunion Rutherford's book "First Greek Grammar Syntax" (an E book on this site)? I can provide a list of the page numbers if you have the book.


Arghh - wrong section - I'll repost in Greek queries!
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