Appendix to Bennetts Latin grammar, for teachers and by Charles E. Bennett

By Charles E. Bennett

Common Books ebook date: 2009 unique ebook date: 1895 unique writer: Allyn and Bacon topics: Latin language overseas Language examine / Latin Notes: it is a black and white OCR reprint of the unique. It has no illustrations and there is typos or lacking textual content. if you purchase the overall Books version of this e-book you get loose trial entry to Million-Books.com the place you could choose between greater than 1000000 books at no cost. Excerpt: bankruptcy III. HIDDEN volume. 36. A hidden volume is the amount of a vowel sooner than consonants. one of these volume is named hidden, as exotic from the amount of a vowel sooner than a unmarried consonant, the place the metrical employment of the notice right away exhibits even if the vowel is lengthy or brief. the amount of a vowel prior to a mute with / or r is hidden until the syllable containing it look in verse used as brief. The tools of picking hidden volume are the subsequent : 1. exhibit testimony of historical Roman writers, e. g. Cicero, Orator, forty eight. 159, the place the primary for the size of vowels sooner than nf, ns is laid down (see § 37); Aulus Gellius, Nodes Atti- cae, ii. 17; iv. 17; ix. 6; xii. three. approximately each Roman gram marian furnishes a few little testimony of this sort, and notwithstanding a few of them belong to a relatively overdue interval, their facts frequently preserves the culture of previous utilization, and therefore is entitled to weight. 2. The versification of the sooner Roman dramatists, particularly Plautus and Terence, with whom a mute earlier than a liquid by no means lengthens a syllable whose vowel is brief. for this reason, ahead of a mute by means of a liquid, the amount of the vowel constantly appears to be like in those writers, being almost like the amount of the syllable, simply as in case of a vowel via a unmarried consonant. in addition, Plautus and Terence now not sometimes hire as brief many syllables which in classical poetry will be constantly lengthy via place. Examples are the next : juventus, Plautus, Most...

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190. 7. The appropriate Kantian quotation to accompany Friedrich’s painting would be: The feeling of the sublime is, therefore, at once a feeling of displeasure, arising from the inadequacy of imagination in the aesthetic estimation of magnitude to attain to its estimation by reason, and a simultaneously awakened pleasure, arising from this very judgement of the inadequacy of the greatest faculty of sense being in accord with ideas of reason, so far as the effort to attain to these is for us a law (Kant, The Critique of Judgement [1969], p.

Affect encourages people to dig deeply into their biological “souls”—to find empathy, to sincerely communicate their major concerns, and to hope their depth of feeling 22 Crea ti v i ty, L a ngua ge, M us i c , a n d M e n t a l L i f e is reciprocated. Affect is the fuel of the cognitive mind, allowing it access to the sublime. Affect is the muse that has a mind of its own. Affects fill the mind with a cornucopia of desirable and undesirable experiential states that are hard to define objectively and hard to talk about clearly.

Modern neuroscience suggests it is wisest to seek the rudiments of the human soul among the lower reaches where our evolutionary relations to the other animals remain firmly evident. The soul is fundamentally affective. We know that the higher reaches of brains, by themselves, could never sustain consciousness, and certainly no emotional feelings, whether vernal, venal, or sublime. The lower animalian circuits have the power to keep us awake, alert, and full of passions on their own, initially with little help from the cortex, which at the beginning resembles a blank slate more than evolutionarily prepared modules for 40 Crea ti v i ty, L a ngua ge, M us i c , a n d M e n t a l L i f e future cognitive activities.

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