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Adam's Latin Grammar: With Numerous Additions and Improvements, Designed to ...
Charles Dexter Cleveland
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ablative adjective adverbs alicui aliquem Amátus Apul Cæs called Catalectic Cato Colum compounds conjugation construed dative declension denotes deponent verbs Diomed English ëris expressed feminine Flac fuisse Gell gender genitive gerund Greek nouns hæc heard Idus impers impersonal verbs Indicative Mode Infinitive Mode joined Latin likewise loved Lucr masc masculine mihi neut neuter nominative nouns occur öris Ovid passim penult Perf Perfect Participle person Plaut Plin Pluperfect Plur plural preposition Pres Prisc Priscian pronoun Propert quæ quàm quid quis quod Sall Sallust scil Senec sense sentence Sestertius signifies Sing singular sometimes Spondee Stat subjunctive Subjunctive Mode substantive Sueton Supine syllable Tacit taught tenses Terent thing Thou tibi tive Trimeter understood Varr verb verse Virg vowel words
Page 275 - 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...
Page 281 - If the substantives be of different persons, the verb plural must agree with the first person rather than the second, and with the second rather than the third ; as, Si tu et Tullia, valetis, ego et Cicero valemus, If you and TulUa are well, I and Cicero are well.
Page 88 - A verb Passive expresses a passion or suffering, or the receiving of an action ; and necessarily implies an object acted...
Page 255 - VERBS. .XXVIII. When a verb in the active voice governs two cases, in the passive it retains the latter case ; as, Accuser furt,i, I am accused of theft.
Page 309 - All the other exceptions from this rule are marked in the formation of the verb. The first or middle syllables of words which do not come under any of the foregoing rules, are said to be long or short by authority ; and their quantity can only be discovered from the usage of the poets, which is the most certain of all rules.
Page 320 - But the pure Iambic was rarely used: and the spondee was allowed to take the place of the iambus in the first, third, and fifth feet...
Page 221 - The subject is often separated from its predicate; as, ' my father, who hae been abnent many weeks, has not yet written ;' where the words, my father has not yet written form a sentence, between which another sentence, who has been absent many weeks, is interposed : In the interposed sentence, who is the subject, absent the predicate.
Page 334 - Kalends : the fifth day wa» called the Nones : and the thirteenth day was called the Ides : except in the months of March, May, July, and October, in which the nones fell upon the seventh day, and the ides on the fifteenth. In reckoning the days of their months, they counted backwards. Thus, the first day of January was marked Kalendis Januariis or Januarii, or, by contraction, Kal.