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" 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. "
Institutes of Latin Grammar - Page 65
by John Grant - 1823 - 497 pages
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners ..., Issue 8948

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...their variations; and let and must, ' w'hichhave no variation.* In our definition of tile verb, as a part of speech which signifies to be, to do, or to suffer, &c. we have included every thing, either expressly or by necessary consequence, that is essential to...
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English grammar: adapted to the different classes of learners, with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1809 - 308 pages
...with their Variations ; and let and must, which have n variation.* In our defmition of the verb, as a part of speech which signifies to be, to do, or to suffer, Sec. we have included every thing, either expressly or by necessary consequence, that is essential...
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The Rudiments of Latin and English Grammar: Designed to Facilitate the Study ...

Alexander Adam - Latin language - 1820 - 232 pages
...expresses what is affirmed of things ; as, The boy reads. The sun shines. The man lotes. Or, A -verb ¨ that part of speech which signifies to be> to do, or to suffer. It is called ГегЬ or Word* by way of eminence, because it U the most essential word in a sentence,...
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Adam's Latin Grammar: Simplified ...

Alexander Adam, Allen Fisk - Latin language - 1822 - 190 pages
...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. It is called Verb or Word, by way of eminence ; because it is the most essential word in a sentence,...
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Adam's Latin Grammar: Simplified, by Means of an Introduction: Designed to ...

Alexander Adam - Latin language - 1827 - 206 pages
...expresses what is affirmed of things; as, the boy read╗. The sun shines. The man loves. Or, A verb is that part of speech which signifies to be, to do, or to suffer. It is called Verb or Word, by way of eminence; because it is the most essential word in a sentence,...
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Adam's Latin Grammar: With Some Improvements and the Following Additions ...

Alexander Adam - Latin grammar - 1829 - 299 pages
...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. Verbs, with respect to their signification, are divided into three different classes, Active, Passive,...
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Adam's Latin Grammar: With Some Improvements and the Following Additions ...

Alexander Adam - Latin grammar - 1829 - 299 pages
...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. Verbs, with respect to their signification, are divided into three different classes, Active, Passive,...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners. With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1834 - 340 pages
...their variations ; and let and must, which have no variation *. In our definition of the verb, as a part of speech which signifies to be, to do, or to suffer, &c. we have included * Let, as a principal verb, has latest and lettettt ; but as a helping verb it...
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Adam's Latin Grammar: With Numerous Additions and Improvements, Designed to ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - Latin language - 1836 - 340 pages
...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. Verbs, with respect to their signification, are divided into three different classes, Active, Passive,...
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The Philosophy of Language: Containing Practical Rules for Acquiring a ...

William Cramp - English language - 1838 - 241 pages
...signifies to be, to do, or to suffer." He afterwards remarks, " In our definition of the verb, as a part of speech, which signifies to be, to do, or to suffer, &c. we have included every thing either expressly or by necessary consequence that is essential to...
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