The New Hampshire Latin Grammar: Comprehending All the Necessary Rules in Orthography, Etymology, Syntax, and Prosody : with Explanatory and Critical Notes, and an Appendix

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West and Richardson, 1812 - Latin language - 204 pages
 

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Page ii - BBOWN, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : " Sertorius : or, the Roman Patriot.
Page 13 - GRAMMAR is the art of speaking, reading, and writing the English language correctly. It is divided into four parts ; namely, Orthography, Etymology, Syntax, and Prosody. Orthography treats of letters, syllables, separate words, and spelling. Etymology treats of the different parts of speech, with their classes and, modifications. Syntax treats of the relation, agreement, government, and arrangement, of words in sentences. Prosody treats of punctuation, utterance, figures, and versification.
Page 20 - And the men of the city said unto him on the seventh day before the sun went down, What is sweeter than honey ? and what is stronger than a lion...
Page 122 - Tempi ; and the second person singular of the imperative of the second conjugation ; as, Doce, mane ; but cave, vale, and vide, are sometimes short. Exc. 3. Adverbs derived from...
Page 21 - But as this passion for admiration, when it works according to reason, improves the beautiful part of our species in every thing that is laudable ; so nothing is more destructive to them when it is governed by vanity and folly.
Page 22 - Nature confessed some atonement to be necessary : the gospel discovers that the necessary atonement is made." 2. When several semicolons have preceded, and a still greater pause is necessary, in order to mark the connecting or concluding sentiment: as, " A divine legislator, uttering his voice from heaven ; an almighty...
Page 21 - The colon is used to divide a sentence into two or more parts, less connected than those which are separated by a semicolon ; but not so independent as separate distinct sentences.
Page 21 - The semicolon is used for dividing a compound sentence into two or more parts, not so closely connected as those which are separated by a comma, nor yet so little dependent on each other, as those which are distinguished by a colon. " The semicolon is sometimes used, when the preceding member of the sentence does not of itself give a complete sense, but depends...
Page ii - In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, intituled, " An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts and Books to the Authors and Proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned...
Page 104 - The prepositions in, sub, super, and subter, govern the accusative, when motion to a place is signified; but when motion or rest in a place is signified, in and sub govern the ablative, super and subter either the accusative or ablative.

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