An Elementary Latin Grammar

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Clarendon Press., 1878 - Latin language - 191 pages

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Page 6 - A Manual of Comparative Philology, as applied to the Illustration of Greek and Latin Inflections. By TL Papillon, MA, Fellow of New College. Second Edition. Crown 8vo. cloth, 6s. The Roman Poets of the Augustan Age. Virgil. By William Young Sellar, MA, Professor of Humanity in the University of Edinburgh.
Page 70 - Whether is it easier to say to the sick of the palsy, Thy sins be forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, and take up thy bed, and walk?
Page 171 - By ut translate infinitive With ask, command, advise, and strive.* But never be this rule forgot : Put ne for ut when there's a not.
Page 140 - ... event, eg Scipio was called Africanus, from the conquest of Carthage and Africa. The daughters bore the name of the gens, Cornelia, Julia, Livia, Tullia, &c. The following are some of the contractions used for the praenomina: Ap., Appius ; A., Aulus; C., Caius; Cn., Cneius; D., Decimus; K., Kaeso; L., Lucius ; M., Marcus ; M'., Manius ; N., Numerius ; P., Publius; Q., Quintus; Ser., Servius; Sex., Sextus ; Sp., Spurius; T., Titus ; Ti., Tiberius.
Page 83 - Relative, qui, quae, quod, agrees with its antecedent in gender, number, and person ; but in case belongs to its own clause ; as, Deum.
Page 87 - Prepositions construed with the Accusative are : ante, apud, ad, adversus, circum, circa, citra, cis, erga, contra, inter, extra, infra, intra, juxta, ob, penes, pone, post and praeter, prope, propter, per, secundum, supra, versus, ultra, trans.
Page 11 - The Comparative is formed from the Positive by changing i or is of the Genitive into ior. The Superlative is formed from the Positive by changing i or is of the Genitive into issimus : as, Pos.
Page 143 - In all dactylic rhythms the regular substitute for the dactyl ( — v- ) is the spondee ( ). In Greek and Latin alike the dactylic or heroic hexameter is the most common form of verse, and is regularly employed in epic, didactic, and bucolic poetry. It...

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