Ollendorff's New Method of Learning to Read, Write, and Speak the French Language: With an Appendix, Containing the Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers, and Full Paradigms of the Regular and Irregular, Auxiliary, Reflective, and Impersonal Verbs

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D. Appleton & Company, 1846 - French language - 498 pages
 

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Page 96 - I cannot read it ; I have a sore eye. — Who has sore eyes ? — The French have sore eyes. — Do they read too much ? — They do not read enough. — What day of the month is it to-day ? — It is the third, (Lesson XIV.) — What day of the month is it to-morrow ? — To-morrow is the fourth. — Are you looking for any one ? — I am not looking for any one. — What is the painter looking for ? — He is not looking for any thing. — Whom are you looking for ? — I am looking for your son....
Page 397 - It happened that a young soldier, born in France, who had served in his own country, desired to enlist in the Prussian service. His figure caused him to be immediately accepted ; but he was totally ignorant of the German dialect ; and his captain giving him notice that the king would question him in that tongue the first time he should see him...
Page 207 - He waits upon, (he serves.) To serve some one, (to wait upon some one.) Has he been in your service ? Has he served you ? How long has he been in your service ? The service.
Page 410 - The inhabitants of a great town offered to Marshal de Turenne one hundred thousand crowns upon condition he should take another road, and not march his troops their way. He answered them, "As your town is not on the road I intend to march, I cannot accept the money you offer me.

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