A Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges

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D. Appleton, 1870 - Latin language - 355 pages
 

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Page ii - By brevity and conciseness in the choice of phraseology and compactness in the arrangement of forms and topics, the author has endeavored to compress within the limits of a convenient manual an amount of carefully.
Page 240 - The present edition has been prepared expressly for college classes, by one who knows what they need. In it will be found : 1. A Latin text, approved by all the more recent editors. 2. A copious illustration of the grammatical constructions, as well as of the rhetorical and poetical usages peculiar to Tacitus. In a writer so concise it has been deemed necessary to pay particular regard to the connection of thought, and to the particles as the hinges of that connection.
Page 275 - Duration of Time and Extent of Space are expressed by the Accusative ( 424.
Page 238 - ... and rewritten as one entirely new, both in its plan and in its adaptation to the wants of the beginner in Latin.
Page 239 - ... strict accordance with the law of development of the human mind. Every new principle is stated in simple, clear, and accurate language, and illustrated by examples carefully selected from the reading lessons, which the student is required to translate, analyze, and reconstruct. He is also exercised in forming new Latin sentences on given models.
Page i - Latin language; to exhibit not only grammatical forms and constructions, but also those vital principles which underlie, control, and explain them. 2. Designed at once as a text-book for the class-room, and a book of reference in study, it aims to introduce the beginner easily and pleasantly to the first principles of the language, and yet to make adequate provision for the wants of the more advanced student.
Page 7 - The Latin, like the English, has three persons and two numbers. The first person denotes the speaker; the second, the person spoken to; the third, the person spoken of. The singular number denotes one; the plural, more than one.
Page 64 - GERUND, which gives the meaning of the verb in the form of a verbal noun of the second declension, used only in the genitive, dative, accusative, and ablative singular. It corresponds to the English participial noun in ING : amandi, of loving; amandi causa, for the sake of loving.
Page 239 - The present volume appears to me to carry out excellently the system on which, the late lamented Arnold based his educational works; and in the Selections for...

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