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2016-02-10 grammar:

Dear Robert,    1.In "Acerbum est uri; quanto acerbius si id te faciente patiaris!" (Seneca, Epistulae morales ad Lucilium, XXIV. 5) the present participle  “faciente” is in the ablative singular agreeing

2016-02-09 John Drummond:

Hello,    though the reference to Johi De Drumond Malcomi in the mentioned "Regum Scotorum Rotuli Scaccarii, Compota Ballivorum ad Extra Cowal, Strathern,.../C. CXXXI, page 412"(meaning:"The Scottish kings

2016-02-08 grammar:

Dear Robert,    1. Here’s the literal translation for “Sed idem illud existimo, leni eundum via,... “(Seneca, Epistulae morales ad Lucilium, XXII.3):  "But (sed) I think (existimo) that(illud) same (idem)

2016-01-26 Ecclesiastical pronunciation: -i- and -y- after c,g and t(h)i:

In Ecclesiastical pronunciation the atonic  -y- in the adjective  “cȳănĕus” (Greek, κυάνεος ) is  mute as well as the –i- in “officium” , in “acies” ,

2016-01-25 grammar:

Dear Robert,    1.In “….aut quod tu beneficio tuo non potes scire, paupertatis scies..” (Seneca, Episulae morales ad Lucilium, epistle XX. 7) the ablative “beneficio” is understood after “paupertatis”

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