The Principles of Latin Grammar: Comprising the Substance of the Most Approved Grammars Extant, for the Use of Colleges and Academies

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Pratt, Woodford & Company, 1846 - Latin language - 324 pages

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Page 205 - VIII. An adjective in the neuter gender without a substantive governs the genitive ; as, Multum pecunue, Much money.
Page 300 - Greeks thought there had been four ages — the Golden age, the Silver age, the Brazen age, and the Iron age — and that people had been getting worse in each of them.
Page 96 - The Conjugation of a verb is the regular combination and arrangement of its several numbers, persons, moods, and tenses. The conjugation of an active verb is styled the ACTIVE VOICE ; and that of a passive verb, the PASSIVE VOICE.
Page 267 - Etenim omnes artes, quae ad humanitatem pertinent, habent quoddam commune vinculum ; et, quasi cognatione quadam, inter se continentur.
Page 201 - Any Verb may have the same Case after it as before it, when both words refer to the same thing; as, Ego sum discipulus, I am a scholar. Tu vocris Joannes, Той are named John. lia incldit regina, She walks as a queen.
Page 294 - Latins, often cuts off the vowel at the end of " a word, when the next word begins with a vowel ; " though he does not, like the Greeks, wholly drop " the vowel, but ftill retains it in writing, like the
Page 247 - Galgacns, addressing the Caledonian army as follows : " When I contemplate the causes of the war, and the necessity to which we are reduced, great is my confidence that this day, and this union of yours, will prove the beginning of universal liberty to Britain.
Page 298 - Kalends, Nones, and Ides. The first day of every month was called the Kalends ; the fifth day was called the Nones ; and the thirteenth day was called the Ides ; except in the months of March, May, July, and October, in which the Nones fell upon the seventh day, and the Ides on the fifteenth. In reckoning the days of their months, they counted backwards. Thus, the first day of January...
Page 181 - An ADVERB is a word joined to a verb, an adjective, or another adverb, to modify or denote some circumstance respecting it ; as, Ann speaks distinctly ; she is remarkably diligent, and reads very cotrectly.
Page 228 - 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.

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