The Principles of Latin and English Grammar;: Designed to Facilitate the Study of Both Languages, by Connecting Them Together

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Bell & Bradfute ... Longman & Company, Whittaker & Company, Simpkin, Marshall & Company, & Aylott & Jones, London., 1846 - English language - 324 pages

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Page 202 - It was done two year ago. So likewise are post and ante ; as, Paucospost annos • but here, a or id may be understood. COMPOUND SENTENCES. A compound sentence is that which has more than one nominative, or one finite verb. A compound sentence is made up of two or more simple sentences or phrases, and is commonly called a Period.
Page 289 - Favors. 1 WHEN all thy mercies, O my God ! My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view, I 'm lost In wonder, love, and praise.
Page 255 - Thus le in lego is said to be short by authority, because it is always made short by the Latin poets. In most Latin words of one or two syllables, according to our manner of pronouncing, we can hardly distinguish by the ear a long syllable from a short.
Page 83 - Shall, on the contrary, in the first person, simply foretells; in the second and third persons, promises, commands, or threatens...
Page 89 - Ye may be, 3. Sit, He may be ; Sint, They may be, Imperfect, might, could, would, or should,. 1. Essem, / might be, Essemus, We might be, 2.
Page 289 - The piece, you think, is incorrect? why take it, I'm all submission; what you'd have it, make it.
Page 9 - DECLENSION. 1 . Nouns of the neuter gender have the Accusative and Vocative like the Nominative, in both numbers ; and these cases in the plural end always in a. 2. The Dative and Ablative plural end always alike. 3. The Vocative, for the most part in the singular, and always in the plural, is the same with the Nominative.
Page 203 - Bat if a nominative come between the relative and the verb, the relative will be of that case, which the verb or noun following, or the preposition .going before, use to govern.
Page 181 - Decet, delectat, juvat, and oportet, govern the accusative of a person with the infinitive; as, Delectat me studere, It delights me to study.
Page 291 - The Colon, or member, is a chief constructive part, or greater division of a sentence.

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