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rejoicings of their families, and brings her home to cherish her, "from the flower to the ripeness of the grape," with respect, fidelity, and love. GLADSTONE'S Studies on Homer, vol. ii.

(b.) Into Tragic Iambic Trimeters.

Her birth, old man,

Is the least grace in her and though her beauties
Might make the Thunderer a rival for her,
They are but superficial ornaments,

And faintly speak her from her heavenly mind,
Were all antiquity and fiction lost,

Our modern poets could not in their fancy
But fashion a Minerva far transcending

The imagined one whom Homer only dreamt of.
But then add this-she's mine, Eubulus, mine!
And though she knows one glance from her fair eyes
Must make all gazers her idolaters,

She is so sparing of their influence,
That, to shun superstition in others,
She shoots her powerful beams only at me.
And can I then, whom she desires to hold
Her kingly captive above all the world,
Whose nations and empires, if she pleased,
She might command as slaves, but gladly pay
The humble tribute of my love and service-
Nay, if I said of adoration, to her,

I did not err?

MASSINGER, The Picture, act 1, scene ii.

Translate into English, adding a short note wherever a word, a construction, or an allusion seems to require it.

Ὣς ἄρα φωνήσαντε, πάρεξ ὁδοῦ ἐν νεκύεσσι
Κλινθήτην· ὁ δ ̓ ἄρ ̓ ὦκα παρέδραμεν ἀφραδίησιν.
̓Αλλ' ὅτε δή δ' ἀπέην, ὅσσον τ ̓ ἐπίουρα πέλονται
Ἡμιόνων, αἳ γάρ τε βοῶν προφερέστεραί εἰσιν

Ελκέμεναι νειοῖο βαθείης πηκτὸν ἄροτρον,

Τὼ μὲν ἐπιδραμέτην· ὁ δ ̓ ἄρ ̓ ἔστη δοῦπον ἀκούσας·
Ελπετο γὰρ κατὰ θυμὸν, ἀποστρέψοντας ἑταίρους
Ἐκ Τρώων ἰέναι πάλιν, Εκτορος ότρύναντος.
̓Αλλ' ὅτε δή δ' ἄπεσαν δουρηνεκές, ἢ καὶ ἔλασσον,
Γνῶ ῥ ̓ ἄνδρας δηΐους, λαιψηρὰ δὲ γούνατ ̓ ἐνώμα
Φευγέμεναι· τοὶ δ' αἶψα διώκειν ὡρμήθησαν.
Ὡς δ' ὅτε καρχαρόδοντε δύω κύνε εἰδότε θήρης,
Η κεμάδ ̓ ἠὲ λαγωὸν ἐπείγετον ἐμμενὲς αἰεὶ
Χῶρον ἀν ̓ ὑλήενθ', ὁ δέ τε προθέῃσι μεμηκώς·
Ὣς τὸν Τυδείδης, ἠδὲ πτολίπορθος Οδυσσεὺς,
Λαοῦ ἀποτμήξαντε, διώκετον ἐμμενὲς αἰεί.
̓Αλλ' ὅτε δὴ τάχ' ἔμελλε μιγήσεσθαι φυλάκεσσι,
Φεύγων ἐς νῆας, τότε δὴ μένος ἔμβαλ' ̓Αθήνη
Τυδείδη, ἵνα μή τις ̓Αχαιών χαλκοχιτώνων
Φθαίη ἐπευξάμενος βαλέειν, ὁ δὲ δεύτερος ἔλθῃ.
Δουρὶ δ ̓ ἐπαΐσσων προσέφη κρατερὸς Διομήδης·
Ηὲ μέν', ἠέ σε δουρὶ κιχήσομαι· οὐδέ σέ φημι
Δηρὸν ἐμῆς ἀπὸ χειρὸς ἀλύξειν αἰπὺν ὄλεθρον.

HOMER, Iliad, x. 349-371.

Ενσεισον, ὦναξ, ἐγκατάσκηψον βέλος,
Πάτερ, κεραυνοῦ· δαίνυται γὰρ αὖ πάλιν,
Ηνθηκεν, ἐξώρμηκεν. ὦ χέρες, χέρες,
Ω νῶτα καὶ στέρν ̓, ὦ φίλοι βραχίονες,
Ὑμεῖς ἐκεῖνοι δὴ καθέσταθ ̓, οἵ ποτε
Νεμέας ἔνοικον, βουκόλων ἀλάστορα,
Λέοντ', ἄπλατον θρέμμα κἀπροσήγορον,
Βίᾳ κατειργάσασθε, Λερναίαν θ' ὕδραν,
Διφυῆ τ' ἄμικτον ἱπποβάμονα στρατόν
Θηρῶν, ὑβριστὴν, ἄνομον, ὑπέροχον βίαν,
Ερυμάνθιόν τε θῆρα, τόν θ ̓ ὑπὸ χθονός
Αΐδου τρίκρανον σκύλακ', ἀπρόσμαχον τέρας,

Δεινῆς Εχίδνης θρέμμα, τόν τε χρυσέων
Δράκοντα μήλων φύλακ ̓ ἐπ' ἐσχάτοις τόποις.
*Αλλων τε μόχθων μυρίων ἐγευσάμην,
Κοὐδεὶς τρόπαι ̓ ἔστησε τῶν ἐμῶν χερῶν.
Νῦν δ ̓ ὧδ' ἄναρθρος, καὶ κατεῤῥακωμένος,
Τυφλῆς ὑπ ̓ ἄτης ἐκπεπόρθημαι τάλας,
Ο τῆς ἀρίστης μητρὸς ὠνομασμένος,
Ὁ τοῦ κατ ̓ ἄστρα Ζηνὸς αὐδηθεὶς γόνος.
̓Αλλ' εὖ γέ τοι τόδ ̓ ἴστε, κἂν τὸ μηδὲν ὦ,
Κἂν μηδὲν ἕρπω, τήν γε δράσασαν τάδε
Χειρώσομαι κἀκ τῶνδε προσμόλοι μόνον,
ἵν ̓ ἐκδιδαχθῇ πᾶσιν αγγέλλειν, ὅτι
Καὶ ζῶν κακούς γε καὶ θανὼν ἐτισάμην.
SOPHOCLES, Trachinia, 1087-1111.

e. Hindustani and Bengali.

Questions in Hindustani.

1. Write the alphabet in both the Niskh (Arabic or Hindustani), and the Nagari or Hindi character.

2. How are the vowels expressed in the former, and what are they called?

3. What is the power of the letter ?

4. What are the cerebral consonants of the Sanscrit or Hindi alphabet?

5. How are they written in the Hindustani character?

6. What are the marks called jazm, tashdid, madda, hamza, and their effects?

7. How is the gender of substantives in Hindustani distinguished?

8. Under how many classes or declensions may they be arranged?

9. How are the cases of nouns formed?

10. Which of the postpositions takes an inflexion?
a word, a loaf, a man,

11. Decline

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12. Are adjectives declinable?

13. How are the degrees of comparison expressed?

14. Decline the two personal pronouns


تو and

15. What are the genitive case singular, and nomina

کون وہ یہی tive and genitive plural, of the pronouns ? كوى جو

16. What is the invariable form of the infinitive?

17. What leading parts of the verb are formed from it?

18. What are the tenses derived from a used as an auxiliary verb?

19. Conjugate ; to beat, and li to be.

20. What are the past participles of

to go,

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21. How is the passive formed?

22. Decline the verb, to be beaten.

23. How is a neuter verb made active, or an active

verb causal?

24. How is the particle

verbs? and with what tenses?

'ne,' used? With what

25. Translate in both the forms they admit: 'The man beat the boy;' 'The boy beat the girl.'

26. How is the passive formed? Give an example. 27. What are the actives and causals of: 'to burn,' 'to set on fire,' 'to rise,' 'to raise,' 'to learn,'' to teach?'

28. What compound verbs occur in Hindustani? and how formed?

29. Give the Hindustani for: 'now,'' when,'' then,' 'where,'' there,'' here.'

30. Give the Hindustani for: 'before,' 'behind,' 'near,' 'far,'' with,' 'like,' ' for the sake of,' 'except.' 31. Write the first ten numerals, words and figures.


Translate into Hindustani.

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His daughter 'His son; 'To her son's house; 'Let him come;' 'Light the lamp;' 'Do not wait for me;' 'I left my hat in the palanquin;' 'I repent having done this ; ' What is your name?' 'What is your native country?' 'What is your business?' 'What wages monthly do you expect?' 'Delhi is the oldest and handsomest city in the world;' 'Many ships come to Calcutta; it is the chief seat of the English government and trade.'

Translate into English.

ایک شخص درویش کی پگري لي بهاگا ـ درویش

جاکر بيته ر ها ـ لوگون ني اس قبرستان



کھا وہ شخص جو تیری پگری لیکر بھاگا سو

باغ کی طرف گیا تو یہان كيون بيتها هي جواب

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