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1. Our times now are evil; our faults (are) great.

1. Tempora nostra nunc sunt mala; vitia nostra, magna.

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2a. Why is my sister writing a letter to your [sg.] wife?

2a. Quārē soror mea uxōrī tuae litterās scrībit?

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2b. Why will by sister write a letter to your [sg.] wife?

2b. Quārē soror mea uxōrī tuae litterās scrībet?

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2c. Why was my sister writing a letter to your [sg.] wife?

2c. Quārē soror mea uxōrī tuae litterās scrībēbat?

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3a. The autocrat will lead (his) stupid people out of your [pl.] land.

3a. Tyrannus populum stultum ē terrā vestrā dūcet.

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3b. The autocrat is leading (his) stupid people out of your [pl.] land.

3b. Tyrannus populum stultum ē terrā vestrā dūcit.

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3c. The autocrat was leading (his) stupid people out of your [pl.] land.

3c. Tyrannus populum stultum ē terrā vestrā dūcēbat.

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4. Where [or “when”] will there be enough (of) reason and spirit [lit. plural] in humans?

4. Ubi satis ratōnis animōrumque in hominibus erit?

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5. An abundance of true virture was able to overcome many faults.

5. Cōpia vērae virtūtis multās culpās superāre poterat.

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6. We spent our youth [= young manhood] in a free city.

6. In līberā cīvitāte adulēscentiam agēbāmus.

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7. We should never tolerate an evil king.

7. Regem malum tolerāre numquam dēbēmus.

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8. After a small delay we will write many words about the plots of stupid writers.

8. Post parvam moram multa verba dē īnsidiīs scrīptōrum stultōrum scrībēmus.

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9. Corpus ibi manēbit sub terrā.

9. The body will remain there under the ground.

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10a. Scrībe multa in librīs tuīs dē glōriā cīvitātis nostrae.

10a. Write [sg.] many (things) in your [sg.] books about the glory of our state.

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10b. Scrībite multa in librīs vestrīs dē glōriā cīvitātis nostrae.

10b. Write [pl.] many (things) in your [pl.] books about the glory of our state.

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11. Ratiōne semper dūcit regīnam vestram ad virtūtem?

11. Does reason always lead your [pl.] queen to virtue?

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12. Sember vidēbimus ibi multa nōmina Graeca.

12. We shall always see many Greek names there.

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13. My brother will lead his life in leisure.

13. Frāter meus vītam in ōtiō semper aget.

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14a. Come on! [sg.] Come on! Help [sg.] me!

14a. Age, age! Iuvā mē!

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14b. Lead [sg.] me to my second son.

14b. Dūc mē ad secundum fīlium meum.

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15. O friends, we are losing freedom.

15. Ō amīcī, lībertātem perdimus.

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16. I will explain the new dangers to the Roman people without delay.

16. Nova perīcula populō Romānō expōnam sine morā.

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17. We will never defeat danger without danger.

17. Numquam perīculum sine perīculō vincēmus.

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18. On account of [use ex] my errors I am able to show to people a straight road.

18. Ex meīs errōribus hominibus rēctum iter dēmōnstrāre possum.

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19. Catullus gives many [lit. “great”] thanks to Marcus Tullius Cicero.

19. Catullus Marcō Tulliō Cicerōnī magnās grātiās agit.

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20. The extraordinary looks of the maiden attracts the eyes of people.

20. Eximia fōrma virginis oculōs hominum convertit.

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21. Agamemnon will lead many troops from the land (of) Greece to Troy.

21a. Agamemnon magnās cōpiās ē terrā Graecā ad Trōiam dūcet,

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21b. where he will murder many men.

21b. ubi multōs virōs necābit.

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22. Love of praise draws people.

22. Amor laudis hominēs trahit.

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23. Caesar will preserve the authors of peace.

23. Auctōrēs pācis Caesar cōnservābit.

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24. In the midst of many cares and toils I am not able to write poems [lit. “songs”].

24. Inter multās cūrās labōrēsque carmina scrībere nōn possum.

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25a. While you are declaiming in the great city, my friend [sg.],

25a. Dum in magnā urbe dēclāmās, mī amīce,

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25b. I am re-reading the author of the Trojan war at (my) leisure.

25b. scrīptōrem Trōiānī bellī in ōtiō relegō.

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26. We learn not for life, but for leisure.

26. Nōn vītae, sed scholae, discimus.

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27. People, while they teach, learn.

27. Hominēs, dum docent, discunt.

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28. Reason will lead me, not fortune.

28. Ratiō mē dūcet, nōn fortūna.

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29. A city should not wage war without a reason or on account of anger.

29. Cīvitās bellum sine causā aut propter īram gerere nōn debet.

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30. If we can [future] defend the fortunes and the fields and [use -que] the lives of our people without war,

30. Sī fortūnās et agrōs vītāsque populī nostrī sine bellō dēfendere poterimus,

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31. then we will be able to preserve peace;

31. tum pācem cōnservāre dēbēbimus;

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32. if, however, we cannot [future] be secure ...

32. sī, autem, nōn poterimus esse salvī ...

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33. and (cannot) defend (our) country and our freedom without war,

33. et servāre pātriam lībertātemque nostram sine bellō,

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34. war will be necessary.

34. bellum erit necessarium.

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35. We should always display, however, great (attention to) duty in war,

35. Semper dēbēmus dēmōnstrāre, tamen, magnum officium in bellō,

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36. and (we should always display) great clemency after victory.

36. et magnam clēmentiam post victōriam.

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