The Rudiments of Latin and English Grammar: Designed to Facilitate the Study of Both Languages by Connecting Them Together

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E. Duyckinck, and James Eastburn & Company, 1818 - English language - 232 pages
 

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Page 1 - A, a; B, b; C, c ; D, d; E, e ; F, f; G, g; H, h; I, i; J, j; K, k ; L, 1; M, m ; N, n ; O, o ; P, p ; Q, q ; R, r S, s ; T, t; U, u ; V, v ; W, w; X, x ; Y, y ; Z, z.
Page 197 - For wheresoe'er I turn my ravish'd eyes, gay gilded scenes and shining prospects rise, poetic fields encompass me around, and still I seem to tread on classic ground...
Page 150 - If no nominative come between the relative and the verb, the relative will be the nominative to the verb. But if a nominative come between the relative and the verb, the relative will be of that case, which the verb or noun following, or the preposition going before, usually govern.
Page 197 - Waller was smooth ; but Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full resounding line, The long majestic march, and energy divine : Though still some traces of our rustic vein And splay-foot verse remain'd, and will remain.
Page 46 - ... only. 2. The genitive plural ends in ium, and the neuter of the nominative, accusative, and vocative, in ia : except comparatives, which have urn and a.
Page 147 - A compound sentence is that which has more than one nominative, or one finite verb. A compound sentence is made up of two or more simple sentences от phrases, and is commonly called a Period.
Page 151 - 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 203 - II. signifies two; III. three; XX. twenty; XXX. thirty; CC. two hundred, &c. But V. and L. are never repeated. When a letter of a less value is placed before a letter of a greater, the less takes away what it stands for from the greater ; but being placed after, it adds what it stands for to the greater ; thus, IV. Four. V. Five. VI. Six. IX.
Page 134 - The gerund here ig supposed to govern the genitive like a substantive noun III. The gerund in DO of the dative case is governed by adjectives signifying usefulness or fitness ; as, Charta utllis scribendo, Paper useful for writing.
Page 164 - Latinam linguam, to translate ; verba, to use metaphorically ; culpam in eum, & rejicere, to lay the blame or. him. II. FIGURES OF SYNTAX. A Figure is a manner of speaking different from the ordinary and plain way, used for the sake of beauty or force. The figures of Syntax or Construction may be reduced to these three, Ellipsis, Pleonasm, and Hyperbaton.

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