- Dei boni nobis sunt
- have been
- will be
- Vita sine libertate misera est.
- for liberty
- from liberty
- because of liberty
- without liberty
- Videbimus urbes ______ in Italia.
- Puer with his sisters in silva ambulabat.
- cum sororibus
- circum sorores
- prope sorores
- Meus pater erit ______.
- Debemus servare nostram pecuniam.
- have saved
- are saving
- to save
- will save
- Civis in forum tubis convocabimus.
- of trumpets
- with trumpets
- to trumpets
- Hic poeta late notus est.
- very widely
- Laboratne cum amico in agro?
- Why is he working
- When does he work
- He is not working
- Is he working
- Romani senatores pacem, non bellum, rogabunt.
- will ask for
- asked for
- are asking for
- were asking for
Derivations, Mythology, and Culture
- When the student looked at the clock and realized that the afternoon had gone quickly, he exclaimed,
- Amor omnia vincit!
- Cave canem!
- Ad astra per aspera!
- Tempus fugit!
- To the Romans she was Juno, but the Greeks called her
- The lucid statement in the lawyer's closing argument greatly influenced the jurors.
- During the Republic
- two consuls were elected
- kings seized power by military takeover
- Rome was founded
- emperors were appointed
- The city of Rome was founded by
A Mule Learns a Lesson
Olim duo muli iter faciebant. Primus mulus multam iter faciebant=were making a journey
pecuniam portabat. Erat superbus quod dominus ei superbus=exceedingly proud ei=to him
pecuniam dederat; itaque caput altum tenebat. Secundus dederat=had given
mulus multum frumentum ortabat. Demittebat caput frumentum=grain demittebat=lowered
et tarde ambulabat. "Cupio portare pecuniam, non
frumentum," dixit. "Cur dominus pecuniam mihi non
dedit? Sum miser."
Ubi muli ad flumen veniebant, tres viri qui sub ponte latebant latebant=were hiding
ad eos cucurrerunt. Primum mulum gladio necaverunt cucurrerunt=ran; necaverunt=killed
et pecuniam ceperunt, sed secundum mulum non necaverunt.
"Iam laetus sum," dixit secundus mulus. "Et meum frumentum
et vitam habeo. Paupertas est tutior quam opes!" Paupertas=poverty; tutior=safer; opes=wealth
- What task had the master given to the mules?
- plowing a field
- transporting loads
- pulling a barge on a river
- competing in a contest
- Why, according to lines 2-3, was the first mule so proud?
- He thought he would win the contest
- He had plowed more than the second mule
- He was the stronger of the two mules
- His load was worth more than that of the second mule
- The second mule felt
- How did the second mule show his feelings (lines 4-5)?
- He bragged about his honor
- He quit eating
- He lowered his head and walked slowly
- He refused to move
- In line 8, we learn that the three men approached the mules as the mules were
- running across the field
- coming toward the river
- hiding behind rocks
- in the middle of the bridge
- In lines 9-10, the men
- killed the judges in the contest
- killed the mule driver
- robbed and killed the first mule
- killed each other
- At the end of the story the second mule rejoiced because
- his life had been spared
- he now had a chance to carry a valuable load
- he had been declared the victor
- he was finally recognized for all his hard work
- The lesson of this story is that
- having money can have disadvantages
- the more money one has, the more power one wields
- self-confidence insures success
- hard work brings recognition
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