The Beginner's Latin Exercises. Third Conjugation - Active Voice. Conjunctive (Subjunctive) Mood.

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  • Exercise A shows what has to be learnt and written in preparation for the next exercises (and future lessons).
  • Exercise B contains viva voce Exercises.
  • Exercise C (from Latin) and Exercise D (from English) contain the sentences to be translated, either orally or in writing.

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Vocabulary 40. Third Conjugation.

  • corrigo, -is, -rexi, -rectum, -ĕre,, to correct.
  • committo, -is, -isi, -issum, -ĕre,, to send together.
  • pono, -is, posui, positum, -ĕre,, to place.
  • impono, -is, -ui, -itum, -ĕre,, to set, put.
  • propono, -is, posui, positum, -ĕre,, to propose.
  • disco, -is, didici, , discĕre,, to learn.
  • edo, -is, edi, esum, edĕre,, to eat.
  • vivo, -is, vixi, victum, vivĕre,, to live.
  • Pyrrhus, -i, m., Pyrrhus.

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Exercise A

    1. Learn Vocabularies 38.-40., and the Conjunctive of rego.
  1. Write out and learn the endings of rego in the Conjunctive.
  2. Conjugate duco and vinco in the Conjunctive.
  3. Parse scriberes, scripsms, scribatis, scriberetis, scripsissetis.

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Exercise B

1. Read off the English, naming Mood and Tense, supply Pronouns of:

  • regat; rexisset; regas; rexisses; regatis.
  • regeres; regerem; rexissetis; regamus; rexissem.
  • rexerim; rexerint; rexeris; regeretis; regeremus.

2. Give orally the 1st Person Singular of all the Tenses of the Conjunctive of:

  • pono, disco, edo, vivo, poaco.

3. Say off the English and give the plural of:

  • vincas, miseris, ederes, legerem, petivisses, poscat, posuerim, didicisset.

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Exercise C: read and translate from Latin.

  1. Magister curabat ut discipuli discerent.
  2. Consul omnes copias suas instruxit ut urbem defenderent.
  3. Si consul barbaros vicisset, finem bello imposuisset.
  4. Si ego unus ex legatis fuissem, pacem proposuissem.
  5. Pyrrhus misit legatum ut pacem Romanis proponeret.
  6. Pater liberos legere docet ut multa discant
  7. Edimus ut vivamus ; non vivimus ut edamus.
  8. Edunt ut vivant ; non vivunt ut edant.
  9. Barbari aciem instruxerant ut proelium cum Romanis committerent.
  10. Pyrrhus copias suas ducebat ut Romam cingerent.

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Exercise D: read and translate from English.

  1. Pyrrhus sent one of (ex) his friends to propose peace.
  2. I will take care that my sons may learn (how) to live.
  3. If you had been the general, we should have conquered.
  4. Had I been consul, we should have put an end to the war.
  5. We read many books that we may learn many (things).
  6. If your father were alive, he would have corrected you.
  7. You live to eat; we eat to live.
  8. Had the general been wise, he would have defended the camp.
  9. Let us eat to live; let us not live to eat.
  10. I will take care that you learn to read well.

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C.Sherwill Dawe, The Beginner's Latin Exercises Book, 1880, Rivington, Waterloo Place, London; read the book on

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