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EXERCISES 103


a. Upia is an exception to this rule. . Observe the consonant changes of the base or stem in the nominative: a. A final -t or -d is dropped before -s; thus miles for mllets, lapis for lapids, virtus for virtiits. d. A final -c or -g unites with -e and forms -x; thus iudec 4- s = iiidez, rtg + 8 = rex. . Review § 74 and apply the rules to this declension. In like manner decline dux, ducis, m., leader ; eques, equitis, m., horse- man : pedes, peditis, m.,foot soldier ; pes, pedis, m..,/oot. . EXERCISES First learn the special vocabulary, p. 29 1 . I. I. Neque pedites neque equites occupare castellum ROmanum poterant. 2. Summavirtutemurosaltoscotidieoppugnabant. 3. Ped6s mllitum lapidibus qui de muro iaciebantur saepe vulnerabantur. 4. Quod novum consilium dux cepit? 5. Is perfidam puellam pulchris Qmamentls temptavit. 6. Quid puella fecit ? 7. Puella commota auro milites per portas duxit. 8. Tamen praemia quae summo studio petl- verat non reportavit 9. Apud Romanes antiques Tarpeia non est laudata. II. I. What ship is that which I see? That (illud) ship is the Victory . It is sailing now with a favorable wind and will soon approach Italy. 2. The judges commanded the savages to be seized and to be killed. 3. The chiefs of the savages suddenly began to flee, but were quickly captured by the horsemen. 4. The king led the foot soldiers to the wall from which the townsmen were hurling stones with the greatest zeal. NAVIGIUM