MC = Musae Cantabrigienses seu Carmina Quaedam Numismate Aureo Cantabrigiae Ornata (London, 1810)
NM = Nugae Metricae by W. W. Grenville (Oxford, 1824)
Rem = Remains by W. R. Churton (London, 1830)
GretI = Latin Elegiacs and Hexameters: Vol. II by F. E. Gretton (London, 1838)
Arun = Arundines Cami ed. H. J. T. Drury (Cambridge, 1841)
AO = Anthologia Oxoniensis ed. W. Linwood (Longmans, 1846)
Sab = Sabrinae Corolla ...
As part of catching up with my negelected studies, I have been doing the English to Latin exercises from Wheelock, and I have a question. Those familiar with the film 'Jaws', might now like to start humming the 'daa dum' theme.
They are going to Rome to talk about conquering the Greeks.
I tried a number of ways of translating this, and would like someone to check my work please. (The first one is in ...
A passage by Jerome K Jerome that has always delighted me :
I also think pronunciation of a foreign tongue could be better taught than by demanding from the pupil those internal acrobatic feats that are generally impossible and always useless. This is the sort of instruction one receives:
"Press your tonsils against the underside of your larynx. Then with the convex part of the septum curved upwards so as almost--but not quite--to touch the ...
If there is, does anybody know about Netruremus (sp?)? His name is heiroglyphs is two falcons on a platform (or something). I learned about him on a National Geographic special and I would like to know more about him. After all, I named one of my fish after him. :wink: