The preparatory Latin grammar

Front Cover

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 63 - Clam pair em, or patre, without my father's knowledge. In, for into, signifying motion, has an accusative case ; as, Eo in urbem, I go into the city. In, for in only, serves to the ablative case ; as, In te spes est, my hope is in thee. Sub : as Sub noctem, a little before night. Sub judice lis est, the matter is before the judge.
Page 34 - Sing. Reg-am, / shall or will rule. reg-es, thou shalt or wilt rule. reg-et, he shall or will rule. Plur. Reg-emus, We shall or will rule. reg-e"tis, ye shall or will rule. reg-ent, they shall or will rule.
Page 81 - Hurl'd 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 lull retains it in writing like the Latins.
Page 63 - Observe:—Tenus is set after its case; as, Porta tenus, as far as the gate: and in the plural number the noun is commonly put in the genitive case: as, aurium tenus, up to the ears.
Page 7 - The plural speaketh of more than one ; as patres, fathers. CASES OF NOUNS. NOUNS have six cases in each number : The nominative, the genitive, the dative, the accusative, the vocative, and the ablative. The nominative case...
Page 38 - I may, or, can hear. audi-as, thou may'st, or, canst hear. audi-at, he may, or, can hear. Plur. Audi-amus, We may, or, can hear. audi-atis, ye may, or, can hear. audi-ant, they may, or, can hear. 2. Preterimperfect Tense. — might, could, should. Sing.
Page 80 - Hexameter — in ancient poetry a verse of six feet, the first four of which may be either dactyls or spondees, the fifth must regularly be a dactyl, the sixth always a spondee. "So thus | having spok | en the casque | nodding | Hector de | parted.
Page 68 - If no nominative come between the relative and the verb, the relative is the nominative to the verb ; but when a nominative intervenes, the relative is governed by the verb, or some other word in the sentence.
Page 19 - ... these for the most part make the feminine gender of the nominative case singular, and the neuter of the nominative and accusative cases plural, in qua.
Page 27 - I shall have loved, thou wilt have loved, he will have loved; we shall have loved, ye will have loved, they will have loved.

Bibliographic information