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TEACHERS' MANUAL

§ 330. Warn the class against using a partitive genitive when the numbers and words of quantity include the whole and not merely a part. We must then use a case in agreement, and not the partitive genitive. For example, all of us would not be expressed in Latin by omnēs nostrum, but by omnēs nōs {we all).

§ 331.b. You will need to drill on the construction with mīlle. Dictate several simple examples to pupils at the board.

Vocabulary, p.297. Caution on the accent of mercā'tor and cog'nitus, and note the long i in mūnītiō.

§ 332.I.1. Ask the pupils to give the Latin for Casar burned all of the buildings.

LESSON LIX

§ 333. Conduct the work on the ordinals as on the cardinals.

§ 334. Only the first three of these are given, because they are the most frequently used.

§ 336. It is important that you point out to the class that the accusative expressions of time and space are adverbial in character and hence are used to modify verbs, adjectives, or adverbs. In Lesson LXXVI we shall see that adjective expressions of time and space are in the genitive, as, a march of ten days, a wall of ten feet.

Vocabulary, p. 298. Explain that novissimum agmen means literally the newest line, and that it signified the rear because that is where the newly enrolled soldiers marched. They could not be trusted in a place of danger or responsibility.

Caution on the accent of ce'cidī.

Explain that a Roman pace was the distance from where the foot left the ground to where the same foot touched the ground again. It is therefore not a single, but a double, step.

§ 337.I. Mention here that Caesar's seven years of campaigning in Gaul are the subject of his famous Commentaries.

§ 337.II. Call attention to the phrase For two hours in 6 and In three hours in 7. The former expresses extent of time, the latter time within which. What cases must be used?