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Translation help

Postby sunhawk43 » Fri May 17, 2013 9:47 pm

Could someone help me with unwinding the meaning of a sentence in Lingua Latina Pars II (p.32) which reads:

Ergō parte mūrōrum dēstrūctā māchina illa hostibus armātīs plēna magnō labōre in urbem trahitur fūnibus, dum puerī puellaeque carmina sacra canunt et fūnem manū contingere gaudent.

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Re: Translation help

Postby adrianus » Wed May 22, 2013 12:10 pm

Conatûs vestigia sternas ut alii te adjuvent. Rationes grammaticas et breves dones quae indicant cur sic vertas.
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Sorry, an identical post is already dealt with.
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http://www.textkit.com/greek-latin-forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=59974
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