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Latrocinium-n. 2, band of robbers, robbery.
etc. = he did not even announce his successes in laureate dis
patches. Laus, dis—f. praise. Lautus, a, um,neat, sumptuous. Lectus, a, um-select, as it ought to be. Lecto latere Britanniæ,
etc. = having coasted along all the neighbouring shore of
Britain. Legatio, onis—f. embassy. Legatus—m. 2, ambassador, lieutenant, governor. Legio, onis—f. legion, about 6000 men. 2 centuries = 1 maniple ;
3 maniples=1 cohort; 10 cohorts=1 legion. Legionarius, a, um-legionary. L: milites quantum poterant,
etc.=as the foot soldiers were able to accomplish. Lego, legi, lectum—3, read, gather, choose. Artem legentibus
arbitrantur, etc.= some people fancy that those who collect (these pearls) lack skill.
Litera or Littera—f. 1, generally in the plural, letter, dispatch,
writing, literature. Litus or Littus, oris-n. shore, coast. Liveo—2, be bluish, livid. Livius, T.-m. 2, Roman historian. Loco, avi, atum—1, place. Locuples, etis-rich. Locus-m. 2, place, advantageous position. In the plural both
loci and loca, Londinium-2, London. Longe-adv. far. Longinquitas, atis-f. length, distance. Longinquus, a, um-distant. Longitudo, inis—f. length. Longius-adv. very far, farther, a considerable way. Longus, a, um—long, extensive. Loquor, cutus sum-dep. 3, speak. Lorica—f. 1, breastplate. Lucanus—m. 2, Lucan. Luceo, xi—2, be light or clear, shine. Lucidus, a, um-light, clear. Lucrinus, a, um-of a lake in Campania. Lucrosus, a, um-profitable. Luctus—m. 4, sorrow. Lucullus—m. 2, Roman commander. Lucus—m. 2, grove, wood. Ludibrium-n. 2, mockery. Namque per lud: etc. = for through
mere wantonness they were compelled to sit waiting at the
closed granaries. Ludo, si, sum—3, make pastime, cheat. Lud: pretio = to run up
Madeo, ui—2, be wet.
Magnitudo, inis—f. size, greatness.
puto, etc. =slaves, out of whom I do not imagine that you
expect any skilled in learning or in music. Mandatum n. 2, command. Mando, avi, atum-1, give charge, send advice, commit. M: ea
literis quum, etc. = to commit those things to writing, whereas
in other matters, etc. Mando, di, sum—3, eat. Mandubratius–British chief. Mane-adv. early. Maneo, mansi, mansum—2, remain. Manifesto, avi, atum—1, discover. Manifestus, a, um—clearly convicted. Manipularis, e—belonging to one company, a common soldier. Manipulus-m. 2, maniple, company. Qui immixti manip: etc.
= who, having been inserted among the maniples for teaching
discipline, were looked upon as patterns and rulers. Manus—f. 4, hand, band, power. Mare, is—n. sea. M: expectabant= who were looking for an
attack by sea.
Briton unsubdued by Roman valour awaits thee.
Maturus, a, um-mature, early.
accurate measurements with water, we observed, etc. Mentior, itus sum-dep. 4, lie, delude. Men : oceani æstus, etc.
- whose blue veil belies ocean's tide.
Minuo, ui, utum-3, diminish.
valentissimam partem, etc. = Ireland would thus connect itself
advantages. Misellus, a, um-miserable, unfortunate. Miser, a, um—wretched. Miseratio, onis- f. feeling of pity. Misereor, eritus and ertus sum—2, commiserate. Misericordia—f. 1, mercy. Missilis, e—missile, weapon. Mitesco—3, ripen. Mithridaticus, a, um-of Mithridates. Mitis, e-gentle, mild. Mitto, misi, missum—3, send. Mixtus or Mistus, a, um-mingled. Mix: copiis=united in their
meals and entertainment. Mobilis, e—inconstant. Mobilitas, atis—f. moveableness. Moderatio, onis—f. moderation. Moderor, atus sum-dep. 1, moderate. Modestia—f. 1, moderation, good behaviour. Modicus, a, um-moderate, few. Modò—adv. only, now, lately. M: paulum=just a little. Modus—m. 2, manner, standard, measure. Moror or mæror, oris—m. mourning. Moles, is—f. mass, burden, defence, difficulty. Molior, itus sum-dep. 4, undertake. Mollis, e—soft, smooth, agreeable. Mona—1, Isle of Man (Cæsar), Anglesea (Tacitus). Monapia-1, Isle of Man (Pliny). Moneo, ui, itum—2, caution, admonish. Monile, is—n. necklace. Imitata monil: etc. =and things which
resembling necklaces imitate beneath the waves our ornaments. Monimentum or Monumentum-n. 2, memorial, record. Mons, tis—m. mountain. Monstro, avi, atum—1, point out. Monstrum-n. 2, monster, unnatural thing. Mora—f. 1, delay. Morbus-m. 2, disease. Morini, orum-people of Gaul, opposite Kent. Morior, mortuus sum-dep. 3 and 4, die.