The Poems of Ovid: Selections (Classic Reprint)
Fb&c Limited, 2017 M10 12 - 492 páginas
Excerpt from The Poems of Ovid: Selections
Special attention is called to the selections for rapid or sight reading and the carefully prepared word groups. It is earnestly hoped that here at least the pupil will work out the meaning in the Latin word order before resorting to translation. Translation is difficult, reading comparatively easy, and the art of reading Latin in the word-order of the Romans once acquired will be a never-failing pleasure throughout life. TO this end, constant use should be made of the word-groups. The root and meaning at the head of each group should be firmly fixed in the memory when first consulted, and later reference thereto should be rather for the association of words. A little slowness here and an earnest effort to master the groups will smooth the way for a more rapid and pleasant advance in the future. It is surprising how quickly one's vocabulary increases and how much more rapid and accurate is one's progress when the root-words of a language are at one's command.
About the Publisher
Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com
This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.