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answer guide/key to wheelocks?

Hello all,<br />I am very, very new to the world of Latin and while I am finding it an exciting challenge (not to mention having to relearn a substantial portion of English grammar!) I have thus far been unable to find an answer guide (either online or elsehwere) for Wheelocks Latin 6e. Does anyone know if one exists or the location of good websites I could check? Trying to get through it before September when ...
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Question regarding the locative tense (yes, the locative)

Is the locative tense only used with names of cities, towns, small islands, and with the three words, humus, rus, and domus? Are there any more?
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Why is the subjunctive present in the second clause?

Let me start by saying that the Romans used the subjunctive atrociously, promiscuously, and atrociously promiscously. Now, with that having been said, why in the trash is the subjunctive used in the second clause of the following sentence?<br /><br />Si cvi libri Ciceronis placent, ille sciat se profecisse.<br />-Marcus Fabius Quintilianus <br /><br />That man knows himself to have progressed, if to whom the books of Cicero are a delight.<br /><br /> ...
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Casa, -ae

I have a question (another one!). Why did the Special Vocabulary section of Latin for Beginners start putting the -ae after the nouns? The first couple of Special Vocabularies didn't have this-is there something important I should know here, or is he just giving the plural (dat. sing, gen. sing) ending of the noun because he feels like it? <br /><br />Keesa
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Optate!

Vote on my poll in the Agora. I know you looked at it >:(<br /><br />
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vocative of Gnaeus

what would be the vocative of Gnaeus?<br />Gnaee? Gnaeus? I've tried to search Perseus with one of those find a word in all available texts tools, but I can't find anything.<br /><br />Ingrid, curiouser and curiouser :).
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How do you...

Form a negative comparative/superlative with an adjective...<br /><br />i.e. less pretty/least pretty = ?/?<br />as opposed to<br />prettier/prettiest = pulchrior/pulcherrima
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i need help please

Me and a couple of my friends need a little help with this one.<br /><br />"Quanta autem vis amicitiae sit, ex hoc intellegi maxime potest, quod ex infinita societate generis humani, quam conciliavit ipsa natura, ita contracta res est et adducta in angustum ut omnis caritas aut inter duos aut inter paucos iungeretur." <br />
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Translation difficulty, pars tertia.

I am trying to imagine a way of saying: "Although he may be evil, nevertheless I do not think I believe the punishment to be just." Here is what I have so far:<br /><br />Cvm is malvs sit, tamen non scio me puturum esse poenam dignam esse.<br /><br />Please tell me if this is not correct and, subsequently, tell me what would be correct if this is not. Thank you. ...
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Translation difficulty, Pars Secunda

Nvnc vide:tis quantvm scelvs contra: rem pv:blicam et le:ge:s nostra:s vo:bi:s pro:nu:ntia:tum sit.<br /><br />I got something to the effect of:<br /><br />Now you see how much sin against the republic and against our laws has been proclaimed to you.<br /><br />This sounds funky to me...<br />Please, somebody help.
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