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confirm translation (please)

Post by caeruleus » Sun Nov 14, 2004 1:00 am

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The first 5 sentences deal with one particular scene (magister et pueri). The second set of 4 sentences deal with another scene (Scintilla et Horatia). Please confirm translation.[/face]

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First scene:

1. Amici ad ludum lente ambulant. Sero adveniunt.
--My friends slowly walk to school. They arrive late.

2. Ubi ludum intrant, magister iratus est.
--When they enter the school, the teacher is angry.

3. 'Cur sero advenitis?' inquit; 'Mali pueri estis'.
--Why are you late? he says; 'you are bad boys'.

4. Pueri sedent et magistrum audiunt; Ille litteras docet.
--The children sit and listen to teacher; He teaches the letters.

5. Tandem pueros dimittere constituit; pueros iubet domum currere.
--At last he decides to send away the boys; He orders the boys to run home.


The second scene via Scintilla and Horatia:

6. Puellae cum Scintilla ad fontem procedunt.
--The girls proceed to the fountain with Scintilla.

7. Horatia magnam urnam portat et lente ambulat.
--Horatia slowly walks and carries a large urn.

8. Scintilla Horatiam festinare iubet. 'Cur lente ambulas?' inquit; 'Debes festinare'.
--Scintilla orders Horatia to hurry. 'Why are you walking slowly?' she says. 'You ought to hurry'.

9. Horatia fessa est; 'Nonne iam domum redimus?' inquit.
--Horatia is tired. 'Are we not returning home now?' she says.

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Post by classicalclarinet » Sun Nov 14, 2004 2:56 am

That's right! The old Oxford courses, huh?
'you are bad boys'.
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Post by lau_kai » Sun Nov 14, 2004 4:25 am

hmm i thought i had a vague memory of those sentences...

sigh oxford latin course part1 eh?

i remember that in part2 there was a chapter about the baths and the pictures were... ummm not as well drawn... lyk the water happened to be brown... and the when this splash the water(lets assume its water) they is white things... flying around their...(continue the sentence if u may please...) extremely bad memories
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Post by classicalclarinet » Sun Nov 14, 2004 4:27 am

It was dark olive.

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Post by lau_kai » Mon Nov 15, 2004 7:43 am

they put olives in the baths?
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Post by classicalclarinet » Mon Nov 15, 2004 8:10 am

They sold them as snacks.

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