Gramática inglesa: reducida á veinte y dos lecciones

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R. Ackermann, 1837 - 340 páginas
 

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Página 43 - Uno Dos Tres Cuatro Cinco Seis Siete Ocho Nueve Diez Once Doce Trece Catorce Quince Diez y seis Diez y siete Diez y ocho Diez y nueve...
Página 250 - Thou hast done nothing, Antony ; hast done nothing, I say, by setting a price on that divine and illustrious head, and, by a detestable reward, procuring the death of so great a consul and preserver of the republic. Thou hast snatched from Cicero a troublesome being ; a declining age ; a life more miserable under thy dominion than death itself; but so far from diminishing the glory of his deeds and sayings, thou hast increased it.
Página 248 - The odium of it chiefly fell on Antony; yet it left a stain of perfidy and ingratitude also on Augustus: which explains the reason of that silence which is observed about him by the writers of that age, and why his name is not so much as mentioned either by Horace or Virgil.
Página 236 - They are good for nothing. There are some others. They are not made. Where is your penknife ? Can you make pens ? I make them my own way. This is not bad. While I finish this letter, do me the favour to make a packet of the rest.
Página 250 - ... learning beyond those of their empire*. So that their very emperors, near three centuries after his death, began to reverence him in the class of their inferior deities'* : a rank which he would have preserved to this day, if he had happened to live in papal Rome, where he could not have failed, as Erasmus says, from " the innocence of his life, of obtaining the honour and title of a saint1.
Página 248 - THE story of Cicero's death continued fresh on the minds of the Romans for many ages after it ; and was delivered down to posterity, with all its circumstances, as one of the most affecting and memorable events of their history : so that the spot on which it happened, seems to have been visited by travellers with a kind of religious reverence '. The odium of it fell chiefly on Antony ; yet it left a stain of perfidy and ingratitude also on...
Página 250 - Cicero along with it, and all posterity will admire his writings against thee, and curse thy act against him." From this period all the Roman writers, whether poets or historians, seem to vie with each other in celebrating the praises of Cicero as the most illustrious of all their patriots, and the parent of the Roman...
Página 240 - Do you learn English ? Do you understand English? Can you speak English? I speak it a little. I speak it just enough to make myself understood. Speak English to me. Do not speak so fast. Be so kind as to tell me how you cali that in English.
Página 250 - ... increased it. He lives, and will live in the memory of all ages; and, as long as this system of nature, whether by chance or providence, or what way soever formed, which he alone, of all the Romans, comprehended in his mind, and illustrated by liis eloquence.
Página 248 - Augustus, too, as Plutarch tells us, happening one day to catch his grandson reading one of Cicero's books, which, for fear of the emperor's displeasure, the boy endeavoured to hide under his gown, took the book into his hands, and, turning over a great part of it, gave it back again, and said, " This was a learned man, my child, and a lover of his country.

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