Grammar of Household Words Adapted to the Separate Or Simultaneous Study of English and French ...

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Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1861 - English language - 179 pages
 

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Page 130 - Cardinal numbers: 1 one 2 two 3 three 4 four 5 five 6 six 7 seven 8 eight 9 nine 10 ten 11 eleven 12 twelve 13 thirteen 14 fourteen 15 fifteen 16 sixteen 17 seventeen 18 eighteen 19 nineteen 20...
Page 131 - Un, deux, trois, quatre, cinq, six, sept, huit, neuf, dix, onze, douze, Treize, quatorze, quinze, seize, dix-sept, dix-huit, dix-neuf, vingt.
Page 150 - He gave the fullest and the most sincere proof of the truest friendship. lECTURE V. OF PARTICIPLES. A PARTICIPLE is a word derived from a verb, and partakes of the nature of a verb, and also of an adjective. Verbs have three participles, the present or imperfect, the perfect, and the compound. The present or imperfect participle denotes action or being continued, but not perfected. It always ends in ing; as, ruling, being: "lam writing a. letter.
Page 140 - The following adjectives are compared irregularly: good, better, best; bad or ill, worse, worst; little, less, least • much, more, most; many, more, most ; far, farther, farthest ; late, later or latter ', latest or last.
Page 157 - To conjugate the verb interrogatively, the personal pronoun, accompanied by a hyphen (-) is placed after the verb in the simple tenses, and between the auxiliary and the participle in the compound tenses...
Page 108 - Good morning, Mr. N. ! I wish you a good morning, day, evening, a good night. How do you do? I am very well, I thank you. How is your health ? Very well ; pretty well ; not very well. Yon are looking well. How is your wife? For some days she has not been very well. I am very sorry to hear that. What is the matter with her? She has taken a heavy cold. I hope that she will soon recover.
Page 130 - ... first second third fourth fifth sixth seventh eighth ninth tenth eleventh twelfth thirteenth fourteenth fifteenth sixteenth seventeenth eighteenth nineteenth twentieth twenty-first...
Page iii - His father was a justice of the peace, and one day, when the boy went home, the old gentleman was holding a justice's court. There he sat in state, among a crowd of people, on an old-fashioned horse-hair settee. A new light now broke in upon our young hero's mind. My father, said he, mentally, is a horse-hair justice, and therefore a noun ! Such are the grotesque vagaries of the youthful intellect, left to itself.
Page 131 - Second. Troisième. Quatrième. Cinquième. Sixième. Septième. Huitième. Neuvième. Dixième. Onzième. Douzième. Treizième. Quatorzième. Quinzième.
Page 3 - There are two kinds of nouns, proper and common. Proper nouns are the names of persons and places ; as, Victoria, London, the Thames.

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