Ab antique, if not ab initio, language looks to the
Notable among the leaves of this linguistic tree is the language of Cicero, Pliny and Juvenal: Latin. Like the archetype of a punch-
Neither merely languishing nor lingering, Latin (fl. c. 450 CE) lives on.
Thus, while the quotidian must be granted its place, be it in the murkiness of the marketplace or amid the clatter of commerce, if one desires to see further than mere utility, one must ascend Mons Capitolinus and, gazing outwards across the Urbi et Mundi, not merely be inspired by, but in-spirari the glory, the majesty, the folly and the agony of the Caput Mundi, its legacy, its laws, its laity
The Latinism lifts, levitates and enlightens.
And these are no mere archaicisms. What is an Austenian or Dickensian thee, thou and thine
So, while Anglicisms anchor; Latinisms lucent; while Germanicisms ground; Classicisms crescent. Thus, with acta non verba as our verbum Dei, let your children, your children’s children and all generations thereafter be instructed in the liberal use of the legendary Latinism. Dulce periculum, is it not?