Part of Simonides, fr. 15 September 19, 2016 ~ Erik Weakness is the mortal’s lot, nor yet does grief avail – in such truncated time there’s naught but toil heaped on travail. ἀνθρώπων ὀλίγον μὲν κάρτος, ἄπρακτοι δὲ μεληδόνες, αἰῶνι δ’ ἐν παύρωι πόνος ἀμφὶ πόνωι· Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailTumblrRedditPinterestLike this:Like Loading... Published by Erik View all posts by Erik
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I can only imagine than 10 sections of Latin pushed you right through despair and to the loving arms of Greek.
You bet! I regularly undermine my own pedagogical labors by telling the kids that all of the joys of Latin are chiefly derivative, and rely primarily on appreciation of Greek.