The twenty-first book of Livy. With explanatory and grammatical notes and a vocabulary of proper names

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1887 - 141 pages

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Page 3 - Missus Hannibal in Hispaniam primo statim adventu omnem exercitum in se convertit. Hamilcaren juvenem redditum sibi veteres milites credere, eundem vigorem in vultu vimque in oculis, habitum oris lineamentaque, intueri. Dein brevi effecit ut pater in se minimum momentum ad favorem conciliandum esset.
Page 127 - Iberus as the boundary between the Carthaginian and Roman dominions. He was assassinated by a slave, whose master he had put to death (221), and was succeeded in the command by HANNIBAL.
Page 37 - ... detruncatisque struem ingentem lignorum faciunt, eamque, cum et vis venti apta faciendo igni coorta esset, succendunt, ardentiaque saxa infuso aceto putrefaciunt. ita torridam incendio rupem ferro pandunt molliuntque anfractibus modicis clivos, ut non iumenta solum sed elephanti etiam deduci possent.
Page 4 - ... labore aut corpus fatigari, aut animus vinci poterat. Caloris ac frigoris patientia par : cibi potionisque desiderio naturali, non voluptate, modus finitus : vigiliarum somnique nec die, nec nocte, discriminata tempora.
Page 32 - ... frigore, homines intonsi et inculti, animalia inanimaque omnia rigentia gelu, cetera visu quam dictu foediora, terrorem renovarunt.
Page 93 - barbarians being quite beaten off, the army wound its way out of the defile in safety, and rested in the wide and rich valley which extends from the lake of Bourget, with scarcely a perceptible change of level, to the Isere at Montmeillan. Hannibal meanwhile attacked and stormed the town, which was the barbarians...
Page 135 - ... barbarians, and, under the training of such generals as Hannibal and his brother, equal to the best soldiers in the world, the Romans would hardly have. been able to maintain the contest. Had not P. Scipio then despatched his army to Spain at this critical moment, instead of carrying it home to Italy, his son in all probability would never have won the battle of Zama.
Page 93 - Carthaginian army winding along the steep mountain side, and the cavalry and baggage cattle struggling at every step with the difficulties of the road, the temptation to plunder was too strong to be resisted; and from many points of the mountain, above the road, they rushed down upon the Carthaginians. The confusion was terrible ; for the road or track was so narrow, that the least crowd or disorder pushed the heavily loaded baggage cattle down the steep below ; and the horses, wounded by the barbarians...
Page 2 - ... alio, quam si evasisset, vultu, tormentis quoque quum laceraretur, eo fuit habitu oris, ut superante laetitia dolores ridentis etiam speciem praebuerit.
Page 1 - IN parte operis mei licet mihi praefari quod in principio summae totius professi plerique sunt rerum scriptores, bellum maxime omnium memorabile quae unquam gesta sint me scripturum, quod Hannibale duce Carthaginienses cum populo Komano gessere.

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