"COBOL: 25 years' experience; ancient languages a hobby! "
...I began Latin studies in 1957, at a Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I studied Latin formally for 6 years. I studied the great named authors: Vergil, Ovid, Caesar (Julius), Cato, Horace. My formal studies included both reading
and writing. In my sixth year I had to give an original speech, in Latin, of an historical figure. I chose Copernicus...
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