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1a. Our eyes were not strong;

1a. Oculī nostrī nōn valēbant;

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therefore we could not see the beautiful fields.

1b. quārē agrōs bellōs vidēre nōn poterāmus.

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2a. Without a lot of money and many gifts ...

2a. Sine multā pecūniā et multīs dōnīs ...

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2b. the stupid tyrant will not be able to satisfy the Roman people.

2b. tyrannus stultus satiāre populum Romānum nōn poterit.

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3. They could not, therefore, warn you yesterday about the penalty of your [sg.] friends.

3. Nōn poterant, igitur, tē dē poenā amīcōrum tuōrum heri monēre.

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4. A small number of Greeks will be able to remain there tomorrow and help (their; our) friends.

4. Parvus numerus Graecōrum crās ibi remanēre et amīcōs adiuvāre poterit.

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5. The teacher [male] will call (upon) the bad students [male] without delay.

5. Magister discipulōs malōs sine morā vocābit.

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6. Your [pl.] students [female] were often thinking about the books of a great poet.

6. Discipulae vestrae dē librīs magnī poētae saepe cōgitābant.

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7. When will we have enough (of) wisdom?

7. Quandō satis sapientiae habēbimus?

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8. Many ancient books were great on account of (their) wisdom and advice.

8. Multī librī antīquī propter sapientiam cōnsiliumque erant magnī.

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9. The glory of good books will remain always.

9. Glōria bonōrum librōrum semper manēbit.

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10. Can money and leisure prevail over the cares of human life?

10. Possuntne pecūnia ōtiumque cūrās vītae hūmānae superāre?

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11. Nōn semper possumus igitur vitiās vērās tyrannī vidēre.

11. Therefore, we cannot always see the real vices of a tyrant.

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12. Paucī (virī) tyrannum tolerāre poterint.

12. Few free men will be able to tolerate an absolute ruler.

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13. Multī Rōmānī verba Graecōrum antīquōrum laudābant.

13. Many Romans used to praise the words of the ancient Greeks.

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14. Ubi glōria fāmaque perpetuae erunt?

14. Where can glory and [use -que] fame be perpetual?

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15. At that time Dionyius was tyrant of the Syracusans.

15. Dionȳsius tum erat tyrannus Syrācūsānōrum.

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16. Do you [sg.] hope to taste my life and (my) fortune?

16. Optāsne meam vītam fortūnamque gustāre?

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17. Are we able, o gods, to be safe among evil plots and great ruin?

17. Possumusne, Ō dī, in malīs īnsidiīs et magnō exitiō esse salvī?

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18. Thanks to my care you you [pl.] will not be in perpetual danger.

18. Propter cūram meam in perpetuō perīculō nōn eritis.

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19a. Because of your [sg.] vices many (people) blame you ...

19a. Propter vitia tua multī tē culpant ...

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19b. and nothing in your fatherland can please you now.

19b. et nihil tē in patriā tuā dēlectāre nunc potest.

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20. The fortune of the second Punic war was mixed.

20. Fortūna Pūnicī bellī secundī varia erat.

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21. The fatherland of the Romans was full of Greek books and beautiful statues.

21. Patria Romānōrum erat plēna Graecōrum librōrum statuārumque pulchrārum.

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22. Without gods and goddesses in heaven the spirit cannot be healthy.

22. Sine dīs et deābus in caelō animus nōn potest sānus esse.

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23. If the spirit is weak, it will not be able to endure good fortune.

23. Sī animus īnfīrmus est, nōn poterit bonam fortūnam tolerāre.

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24. Where the laws are strong, the a free people can be strong.

24. Ubi lēgēs valent, ibi populus līber potest valēre.

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25g I do not love you, Sabidius, and I can’t say why. I can only say this: I do not love you.

25g. read aloud and translate Martial, Epigram 1.32: Nōn amo tē, Sabidī, nec possum dīcere quārē // Hoc tantum possum dīcere nōn amo tē

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26. The Roman people used to have a great spirit [lit. plural] and few faults.

26. Populus Rōmānus magnōs animōs et paucās culpās habēbat.

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27a. We would think about our duties ...

27a. Dē officiīs nostrīs cōgitābāmus ...

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27b. and we would always be praising the glory of war.

27b. et glōriam bellī semper laudābāmus.

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28a. But now we have a lot of leisure,

28a. Sed nunc multum ōtium habēmus,

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28b. and many (of us Romans) are avaricious.

28b. et multī sunt avāri.

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29. We can tolerate neither our vices nor (their) remedies.

29. Nec vitia nostra nec remedia tolerāre possumus.

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