Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Verbera non metuet...

This is from the Institutio Puerilis of Marc Antoni Muret (1526-1585); you can read the book at GoogleBooks.

Verbera non metuet, metuet qui iussa magistri:
Haec qui contemnet, merito miser illa timebit.

The vocabulary is keyed to the DCC Latin Vocabulary list. There is only one word in this poem that is not on the DCC list:

verber, verberis n. - lash, whip, scourge

contemno -ere -tempsī -temptum: despise, scorn, disdain
hic, haec, hoc: this; hōc, on this account
ille, illa, illud: that
iubeo -ēre iūssī iūssum: bid, order
magister, magistrī m.: master, chief
mereo -ēre meruī meritum: deserve, merit; serve as a soldier
metuo -ere metuī: to fear, to dread
miser misera miserum: wretched, pitiable
nōn: not
qui, quae, quod: who, which, what; quis quid: who? what? which?
timeo -ēre -uī: to fear, to dread

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