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White, 1829 - Latin language - 255 pages

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Page 142 - Syntax principally consists of two parts, Concord and Government. Concord is the agreement which one word has with another, in gender, number, case, or person. Government is that power which one part of speech has over another, in directing its mood, tense, or case.
Page 148 - If the substantives be of different persons, the verb plural must agree with the first person rather than the second, and with the second rather than the third ; as, Si tu et Tullia, valetis, ego et Cicero valemus, If you and TulUa are well, I and Cicero are well.
Page 222 - Aut coniurato descendens Dacus ab Histro, Non res Romanae perituraque regna : neque ille Aut doluit miserans inopem aut invidit habenti.
Page 142 - A phrase is two or more words rightly put together, making sometimes part of a sentence, and sometimes a whole sentence. The principal parts of a simple sentence are, the subject, the attribute, and the object. The subject is the thing chiefly spoken of; the attribute is the thing or action affirmed or denied of it ; and the object is the thing affected by such action. The nominative...
Page 239 - MISERARDM est neque amori dare ludum neque dulci Mala vino lavere, aut exanimari metuentes Patruae verbera linguae. Tibi qualum Cythereae puer ales, tibi telas Operosaeque Minervae studium aufert, Neobule...
Page 145 - Pronouns must always agree with their antecedents, and the nouns for which they stand, in gender and number ; as, " This is the friend whom I love;" "That is the vice which I hate;" "The king and the queen had put on their robes ;" " The moon appears, and she shines, but the light is not her own.
Page 144 - 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 vocäris Joannes, Той are named John. ”lia incldit regina, She walks as a queen.
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