Selections from the Æneid of Virgil, comprising the first, second,third, and sixth books. With examination questions, notes, and a vocabulary

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Page 95 - ... infelix Dido, verus mihi nuntius ergo venerat exstinctam ferroque extrema secutam? funeris heu tibi causa fui ? per sidera iuro, per superos et si qua fides tellure sub ima est, invitus, regina, tuo de litore cessi.
Page 88 - Spelunca alta fuit vastoque immanis hiatu, Scrupea, tuta lacu nigro nemorumque tenebris, Quam super haud ullae poterant impune volantes Tendere iter pennis : talis sese halitus atris 240 Faucibus effundens supera ad convexa ferebat ; [Unde locum Graii dixerunt nomine Aornon...
Page 27 - At last, having been before advised by Hector's ghost, and now by the appearance of his mother Venus, he is prevailed upon to leave the town, and settle his household gods in another country. In order to this, he carries off his father on his shoulders, and leads his little son by the hand, his wife following him behind. When he comes to the place appointed for the general rendezvous, he finds a great confluence of people, but misses his wife, whose ghost afterwards appears to him, and tells him...
Page 53 - Ter conatus ibi collo dare bracchia circum, Ter frustra comprensa manus effugit imago, Par levibus ventis volucrique simillima somno.
Page 43 - Janua, et emoti procumbunt cardine postes. Fit via vi ; rumpunt aditus, primosque trucidant Immissi Danai, et late loca milite complent. 495 Non sic, aggeribus ruptis cum spumeus amnis Exiit, oppositasque evicit gurgite moles, Fertur in arva furens cumulo, camposque per omnis Cum stabulis armenta trahit.
Page 94 - Quaesitor Minos urnam movet; ille silentum Conciliumque vocat vitasque et crimina discit. Proxima deinde tenent maesti loca, qui sibi letum Insontes peperere manu, lucemque perosi 435 Proiecere animas. Quam vellent aethere in alto Nunc et pauperiem et duros perferre labores ! Fas obstat, tristique palus inamabilis unda Alligat, et noviens Styx interfusa coercet.
Page 105 - Nunc age, Dardaniam prolem quae deinde sequatur Gloria, qui maneant Itala de gente nepotes, Illustres animas nostrumque in nomen ituras, Expediam dictis, et ,te tua fata docebo.
Page 104 - Has omnes, ubi mille rotam volvere per annos, " Lethaeum ad fluvium deus evocat agmine magno, •' Scilicet immemores supera ut convexa revisant, 750 " Rursus et incipiant in corpora velle reverti.
Page 27 - Et quorum pars magna fui. Quis talia fando Myrmidonum Dolopumve aut duri miles Ulixi Temperet a lacrimis ! et iam nox umida caelo Praecipitat, suadentque cadentia sidera somnos.
Page 100 - ... regifico luxu ; Furiarum maxima juxta 605 accubat, et manibus prohibet contingere mensas, exsurgitque facem attollens, atque intonat ore. ' Hie, quibus invisi fratres, dum vita manebat, pulsatusve parens, et fraus innexa clienti, aut qui divitiis soli incubuere repertis...

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