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LATIN FOR BEGINNERS

LESSON LXVIII

§ 384. The reason for the use of the subjunctive to express result is not discussed, being a subject too difficult for the average beginner to understand. It is better for him to accept the fact than to labor with the theory. (Teachers are referred to Allen and Greenough's Grammar, § 534.)

Emphasize the point that the subjunctive of result is translated like an indicative (see § 384.c).

§ 388.I.5. Note the object clause of result. There is another in the eighth sentence. 12. Note the negative purpose. Ask how the sentence would be translated if were ut nōn.

§ 388.II. Observe that sentences 4 and 6 contain result clauses, and 5 and 7 purpose clauses.

LESSON LXIX

§ 389. Have these model sentences memorized.

§ 391. This construction may be profitably compared with that of the double object in English.

§ 394.I.1. Quae . . . nōn vīsa sint, such as have not been seen, a relative clause of characteristic. 4. Quō mortem prohibēre possent, by which they could ward off death. 7. Translate, The Germans are not the men to, etc.

§ 394.II.4. Not the man to, cf. I.7.

EIGHTH REVIEW

§ 527. We here begin the second review of the vocabularies, without counting the work done on each special vocabulary in the recitations on the Lessons. After all that preceding study this final review should not be difficult, but should serve to fix the words in the pupils' minds beyond fear of losing them.

§ 528. If you have not already done so, add the subjunctive mood and the participles to your blank scheme of the verb (see p. 27]]) and drill on all moods and tenses as a daily exercise. To the question '* Why is the ablative absolute of such frequent occurrence in Latin .? " it may be answered that the absence of