The Young Student's Companion; Or, Elementary Lessons and Exercises in Translating from English Into French

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Eldredge, 1872 - French language - 180 pages
 

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Page 179 - are thy countrymen; there is the enemy, who wait to give us battle. Remember that I have saved thy life ; that I have taught thee to conduct a canoe, to arm thyself with a bow and arrows, and to surprise the beaver in the forest. What wast thou when I first took thee to my hut ? Thy hands were those of an infant; they could neither procure thee sustenance nor safety.
Page 5 - The object of this little book is to present to the young student a condensed view of the elements of the French Language in a clear and simple manner, and, at the same time, to lessen the fatigue incurred by the teacher in giving repeated verbal explanations of the most important rules of Etymology.
Page 181 - The publication of this edition of the classics was suggested by the constantly increasing demand by teachers for an edition which, by judicious notes, would give to the student the assistance really necessary to render his study profitable, furnishing explanations of passages difficult of interpretation, of peculiarities of syntax, &c, and yet would require him to make faithful use of his grammar and his dictionary.
Page 42 - Numbers used with the word time. once. twice. thrice or three times., four times. five times. six times. seven times.
Page 113 - I shall be Thou wilt be He will be We shall be You will be They will be...
Page 118 - Infinitive, retain i after y in the first and second persons plural of the imperfect of the indicative, and the present of the subjunctive : as, nous payions, nous employions, vous appuyiez ; que nous payions, que vous payiez ; from payer, employer, appuyer.

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