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The rise of a Christian literature it required a language and adopted the Latin, which seemed little fitted for the new ideas; its terseness and harshness originally; contrast between its genius and that of Greek; adapted to a hard and practical race; subsequent introduction of Greek forms, encouraged by Cicero; stress laid upon euphony in public speaking; poetry becomes Graecized in the hands of Virgil, Horace, and Catullus. The golden age of Latin; its speedy corruption and the causes of it; the Eastern genius of contemplation; the Greek tendency to speculation and the Latin love for action dominated antiquity; these three elements passed on to modern times by means of the Vulgate; history of the work undertaken by St. Jerome, and examination of its.

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