Excerpt from Latin Prose After the Best Authors, Vol. 1: Caesarian Prose
It will, at any rate, be an advantage to avoid the habit of depending on english-latin dictionaries, a habit which, even if it were sure the dictionaries did not mislead, tends to make the composer helpl... ess when they are not by. It seems likely, too, that what we draw for ourselves from original sources will Show especially bright and fresh in use. A good latin-english Lexicon, of course, can hardly be read too much, particularly if, according to the good old rule, 'when you look up a word, you read the article through.'
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