Chapter 3 Help

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ThatGuyWhoLovesLatin
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Chapter 3 Help

Post by ThatGuyWhoLovesLatin » Fri Aug 12, 2016 5:33 am

Well, it's not help as it is seeing if I'm wrong or not. In chapter 3, we're presented with a little paragraph from Horace:

"Agricola et vītam et fortūnam nautae saepe laudat; nauta magnam fortūnam et vītam poētae saepe laudat; et poēta vītam et agrōs agricolae laudat. Sine philosophiā avārī virī dē pecūniā semper cōgitant: multam pecūniam habent, sed pecūnia multa virum avārum nōn satiat."

Which I translated to:

"The farmer often praises the life and fortune of the sailor, the sailor often praises the great fortune and life of the poet, and the poet praises the life and fields of the farmer. Without philosophy, greedy men always think about money: they have much money, but much money does not satisfy a greedy man."

I can't see any problems with this translation as I'm writing this, but I might be ignorant of something I've done wrong.

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Re: Chapter 3 Help

Post by seneca2008 » Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:02 am

Looks fine to me! :D

Although et ...et is "both" not "and ... and".

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