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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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Word of the Day: Week 8/12

As proposed by Benissimus, here's a second word of the day for this week....<br /><br />incido, incidere, incidi, incasum<br /><br />The New College Latin and English Dictionary defines this one as:<br /><br />
intransitive to happen, occur; (with ad or in + accusative) to fall into, fall upon; (with in + accusative) 1. to come upon unexpectedly, fall in with; 2. to attack; (with dative or in + accusative) 1. to occur to (mentally); 2. to ...
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Verbs

I notice that all the Latin sentences (so far) in Latin for Beginners have the verbs at the end. Do the verbs always come at the end in Latin? <br /><br />Keesa
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Translation difficulty, please help.

I have translated this sentence a number of times, and, every time I do, it sounds all the more strange to me.<br /><br />Orator exemplum dignum petat ab Demosthene illo, in quo tantum studium tantusque labor fuisse dicu ntur (I spaced that word because the filter thought it was a dirty word.. ahem...) ut impedimenta naturae diligentia industriaque superaret. - Cicero<br /><br />Let the orator beseech from that Demosthenes a worthy example, in ...
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I'm new and dont know what to do.

I want to learn Latin and I dont know anything about it and i was wondering if anyone knew any free down loads that would help?
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Advanced Latin

Is anyone aware of a decent, advanced Latin text? I want to find a instructional text of the same calibur as Wheelock's Latin with more advanced subject matter. Any suggestions, no matter how inane or impertinent, are welcome.
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Quia/Quod

The special vocabulary section of Latin for Beginners (BLD) says: <br /><br />quia or quod, because <br /><br />Acrobat page 31, #47, II.2., reads <br /><br />"The girls give a wreath to Julia, because Julia loves wreaths." <br /><br />My question is, should "because" here be translated "quia" or "quod", and what's the rule for determining which one to use? Do you just use whichever one you happen to prefer? Surely not...but I can't seem ...
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Do you SPEAK Latin?

This is a Spinoff from Profile Language Pack, http://www.textkit.com/greek-latin-forum/viewtopic . php?t=432<br /><br /><br /> a friend of a friend works in the Vatican's translation department, and it seems that, there, they speak Latin because it's the only language all the translators have in common!<br /><br />That is really cool! I like hearing about these instances where people speak Latin today. Who says Latin is a dead language??<br /><br />So my question to ...
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Word of the Day: Week of 8/11

It has finally arrived, after much anticipation and heartwrenching suspense! The word of the day has arrived! <br /><br />8/11- Today's Word of the Day is elucubrare, in honor of our long-absent patron, Elucubrator! As you may be able to tell, this is a verb of the 1st conjugation. It has the regular forms:<br /><br />elucubro, elucubrare, elucubravi, elucubratus<br /><br />William Whitaker's Words translation program defines it as "compose at night; burn the midnight oil ...
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