Institutes of Latin Grammar

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G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1823 - Latin language - 497 pages
 

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Page 166 - But 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, usually govern.
Page 477 - March 2, 1867, and June 10, 1872, are assignable. I can see no good reason why the same principle should not be applied to the class of certificates in question, and I therefore decide that said certificates are assignable by deed or instrument in writing, and when thus assigned vest in the assignee all the right, title, and interest of the confirmee in whose name the said certificates have been issued. There being...
Page 182 - Partitives and words placed partitively, comparatives, superlatives, interrogatives, and some numerals, govern the genitive plural; as, ./?//(/ is philosophorum, Some one of the philosophers Senior fratrum, The elder of the brothers.
Page 196 - Verbs of asking, and teaching, govern two accusatives, the one of a person, and the other of a thing ; as, Posclmus te pacem, We beg peace of thee. Docuit me grammaticam, He taught me grammar, EXPLANATION.
Page 249 - When the question is made by Unde ? Whence ? or Qua ? By or through what place ? the name of a town is put in the ablative j as, Discesait Ccrinthp, He departed from Corinth.
Page 65 - VERB. A verb is a word which expresses what is affirmed of things ; as, The boy reads. The sun shines. The man loves. Or, A verb is that part of speech which signifies to be, to do, or to suffer.
Page 256 - When we speak of any precise time, it is put in the ablative ; but when continuance of time is expressed, it is put, for the most part, in the accusative. OBS.
Page 70 - When the antecedents are of different persons, the first person is preferred to the second, and the second to the third ; as, "John, and thou, and I, are attached to our country.
Page 214 - POEM docebantur grammaticam. It is therefore to be remembered, that nothing but that which is in the accusative after the active verb, whether denoting a person or a thing, can be the nominative to the verb in the passive voice ; as, ACT.

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