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1. Votre dictionnaire est-il très correct? 2. Il est plus correct que celui de Boyer. 3. Votre dictionnaire est le plus correct de tous. 4. Quel est le meilleur de ces jardins? 5. Celui-ci est le meilleur de tous les jardins de la ville. 6. Avez-vous encore de l'argent ? 7. Je n'ai plus d'argent, mais j'ai encore du crédit. 8. Avons-nous encore de la salade ? 9. Nous n'en avons plus. 10. Nous n'avons plus de viande. 11. Qui en a encore ? 12. Mes frères et mes soeurs en ont

13. En avez-vous encore beaucoup ? 14. Je n'en ai plus guère. 15. Votre tante a-t-elle plus de robes que votre nièce ? 16. Elle n'en a pas beaucoup. 17. Votre neveu est-il plus savant que votre nièce ? 18. Il n'est pas aussi savant qu'elle. 19. Elle est plus savante que lui. 20. Avez-vous encore froid ? 21. Je n'ai plus froid, j'ai bien chaud. 22. N'avez-vous plus de nouvelles ? 23. Je n'en ai plus. 24. En avez-vous beaucoup ? 25. Je n'en ai guère.

encore.

EXERCISE 32.

1. Has your brother a very good dictionary? 2. His dictionary is not very correct. 3. Has

your father more courage than he? 4. He has much more courage than your nephew. 5. Have your brothers credit? 6. They have but little credit, but they have money.

7. Is your aunt obliging? 8. My aunt is very obliging. 9. Have you still books, pens and paper ? 10. I have no more books, but I have still good pens and excellent English paper. 11. Who has still paper? 12. I have no more, but my brother has some more.

13. Have you any news, sir ? 14. No, madam ; I have none to-day. 15. Have you as much wood as my brother's son? 16. I have more than you or he. 17. Are

you

still wrong? 18. No, sir, I am no longer (plus) wrong, I am right. 19. Are your sisters still hungry? 20. They are neither hungry nor thirsty, but they are still sleepy. 21. Is your niece as learned as he? 22. She is more learned than he and (que) his aunt. 23. Have you no news, sir? 24. No, madam; I have no more news. 25. Who has news ? 26. I have no more. 27. Have you them all ? 28. Yes, sir; I have them all. 29. Has your aunt much of it left ? 30. She has but little more of it. 31. Has brother English horses ? 32. He has no more. 33. He has two more. 34. Have you a handsome French shawl left ? 35. I have no more French shawls, but I have an English one.

your

any more

LEÇON XVIII.

LESSON XVIII. ADVERBS OF QUANTITY.-QUELQUE CHOSE, &c. 1. The adverbs of quantity, combien, how much, how many; trop, too much, too many; beaucoup, much, many; assez, enough; peu, little, few; guère, but little, few; and the word pas, meaning no, when coming before a noun or an adjective, are followed by the preposition de.

Combien de fleurs avez-vous ? How many flowers have you.
J'ai beaucoup de fleurs.

I have many flowers.
Vous avez trop de loisir.

You have too much leisure. Notre scur a assez de temps. Our sister has time enough.

2. The adverb bien, used in the sense of beaucoup,(much, many,) is followed by the preposition de, joined to or blended with the article le, la, les. [L. 6.]

Vous avez bien de la complaisance. You have much kindness.
Elle a bien des amis.

She has many friends. 3. Quelque chose, something, any thing [L. 7,6.) and rien, nothing, not any thing, take de before an adjective. Votre ami a quelque chose d'agré. Your friend has something pleasant.

able. Avez-vous quelque chose de bon ? Have you any thing good? Je n'ai rien de bon.

I have nothing (not any thing) good. 4. Quel, m., quelle, f., quels, m. p., quelles, f. p., are used interrogatively for which or what before a noun. Quelle serviette avez-vous ?

What or which napkin have you? Quelles bourses votre ami a-t-il ? What purses has your frund ? 5. Que is used for what before a verb. Qu'avez-vous ?

What is the matter with you? 6. Lequel, m., laquelle, f., lesquels, m. p., lesquelles, f. p., are used absolutely for the word which, not followed by a noun, and equivalent to which one, which ones. Lequel votre fils a-t-il ?

Which (one) has your son ?
Lesquelles avons-nous ?

Which (ones) have we? 7. Quelques is used before a plural noun for a few, some; quelques uns, m., quelques unes, f., are used absolutely, with the same meaning-Plusieurs means several, and is invariable.

Le Danois a-t-il quelques pommes? Has the Dane a few apples?
Il en a quelques unes.

He has a few.
I en a plusieurs.

He has several

RÉSUMÉ OF EXAMPLES.

Combien de poires avez-vous ? How many pears have you?
Nous avons beaucoup de poires. We have many pears.
Nous en avons beaucoup.

We have many of them).
Nous avons assez de cerises.

We have cherries enough. Nous n'en avons pas assez.

We have not enough of them). Vous n'avez guère de pêches. You have but few peaches. Votre jardinier a bien des pêches. Your gardener has many peaches. N'avez-vous pas de pêches ?

Have you no peaches : J'ai beaucoup de pêches et d'abri- I have many peaches and apricots.

cots. Le boucher a-t-il quelque chose de Has the butcher any thing good ?

bon? Il a quelque chose de bon et de He has something good and bad.

mauvais, Il n'a rien de bon.

He has not any thing (nothing) good. Quelles poires avez-vous ?

What or which pears have you ?
Nous avons celles de votre sour. We have your sister's.
Quel habit m. avez-vous ?

Which or what coat have you ?
Nous avons celui du tailleur.

We have the tailor's. Qu'avez-vous de bon ?

What have you good ? Lequel avez-vous ?

Which (one) have you ? Lesquels votre frère a-t-il ?

Which (ones) has your brother ? J'ai du fruit mûr.

I have ripe fruit.

EXERCISE 33.

Abricot, m. apricot;
Anana, m. pineapple;
Beurre, m. butter ;
Cerise, f. cherry;
Épicier, m. grocer;
Étranger, e, foreign;
Jardin, m. garden;

Jardinier, m. gardener; Poivre, m. pepper;
Fleur, f. flower ; Pomme, f. apple;
Légume, m. vegetable;

Pomme de terre, f. po-
Magasin, m. warehouse; tato;
Mûr, e, ripe;

Prune, f. plum ;
Oncle, m. uncle; Sucre, m. sugar ;
Poire, f. pear;

Thé, m. tea.

1. Combien de pommes de terre votre frère a-t-il ? 2. Il n'en a pas beaucoup. 3. L'épicier a-t-il beaucoup de sucre dans son magasin ? 4. Il n'en a guère, mais il a beaucoup de beurre et de poivre. 5. Votre jardinier a-t-il beaucoup de cerises ?. 6. Il a plus de cerises que de prunes. 7. Les prunes sont-elles meilleures que les cerises ? 8. Les cerises sont meilleures que les prunes. 9. Avez-vous quelques poires mûres? 10. Nous en avons quelqı unes, nous avons aussi beaucoup d'ananas et d'abricots. 11. Votre oncle a-t-il quclque chose de bon dans son jardin? 12. Il a quelque chose de bon et de beau. 13. Il a de beaux légumes et de belles fleurs. 14. Avezvous des fleurs étrangères ? 15. J'en ai quelques unes. 16. Lesquelles avez-vous ? 17. J'ai celles de votre frère et celles de votre jardinier. 18. N'avez-vous pas aussi les miennes ? 19. Non, monsieur; je ne les ai pas. 20. Qui en a beaucoup? 21. Personne n'en

a beaucoup 22. J'en ai quelques unes. 23. Avez-vous assez de thé? 24. J'en ai assez. 25. J'en ai plus que lui.

EXERCISE 34. 1. Has your gardener many vegetables ? 2. Yes, sir; he has many. 3. How many gardens has he? 4. He has several gardens and several houses. 5. Have you many books ? 6. I have but few, but my friend has many. 7. What coat has your brother ? 8. He has a good cloth coat. 9. Has your uncle many peaches? 10. He has but few peaches, but he has inany cherries. 11. How many plums has the tailor? 12. The tailor has no plums, he has cloth and silk. 13. What silk has your friend the merchant ? 14. He has a great deal (beaucoup) of silk, and a great deal of money. 15. Has the gardener any thing good in (dans) his garden ? 16. He has many pineapples. 17. Has he more vegetables than fruit? 18. He has more of this than of those. 19. Ilas your uncle many pears and cherries? 20. He has a few, and he has many apples and plums. 21. Have you a few? 22. I have still many, but my brother has no more. 23. Which peaches has he ? 24. He has large (grosses) peaches. 25. Which (ones) have you ? 26. I have the best peaches.

27. Has the merchant any thing good in his warehouse ? 28. He has nothing good in his warehouse, but he has something good in his garden. 29. How many potatoes has the foreigner ? 30. He has not many. 31. Has he good vegetables ? 32. He has good vegetables. 33. Is he right or wrong? 34. He is right, but you are wrong. 35. He has neither this book nor that, he has the bookseller's

LEÇON XIX.

LESSON XIX.

THE NUMBERS-THE DAY OF THE MONTH.

1. The relative pronoun, que, whom, which, that, and the conjunction, que, that, are never omitted in French, and must be repeated before every verb depending on them. [§ 109.] Les crayons que j'ai, sont meilleurs The pencils (which) I have, are better que ceux que vous avez.

than those (which) you have. 2. Ne, before the verb, and que after it, are used in the sense of

only, but.

Je n'ai qu'un ami.

I have but one friend. 3. L'un et l'autre, means both ; les uns et les autres, these and those, the latter and the former. [$ 41, (11.)] Vous avez l'un et l'autre.

You have both.

Two,

4. CARDINAL AND ORDINAL NUMBERS AS FAR AS TWENTY. [$ 22, 23.] Cardinal.

Ordinal. Un, m. une, f. One, a, an,

Premier, m. e, f. First,
Deux,

Second, 1 m. e, f.
Deuxième,

Second,
Trois,

Three,
Troisième,

Third,
Quatre,

Four,
Quatrième,

Fourth,
Cing,

Five,

Cinquième, Fifth,
Six,

Sixy
Sixième,

Sixth,
Sept,

Seven,
Septième,

Seventh
Iluit,

Eight,
Huitième,

Eighth,
Neuf,

Nine,
Neuvième,

Ninth,
Dix,

Ten,
Dixième,

Tenth,
Onze,
Eleven, Onzième,

Eleventh,
Douze,
Twelve, Douzième,

Twelfth,
Treize,
Thirteen, Treizième,

Thirteenth,
Quatorze, Fourteen, Quatorzième, Fourteenth,
Quinze,
Fifteen, Quinzième,

Fifteenth,
Seize,
Sixteen, Seizième,

Sixteenth, Dix-sept, Seventeen, Dix-septième, Seventeenth Dix-huit,

Eighteen, Dix-huitième, Eighteenth,
Dix-neuf,

Nineteen, Dix-neuvième, Nineteenth,
Vingt,
Twenty. Vingtième,

Twentieth. 5. The cardinal numbers are used, in French, for the day of the month, except the first, for which the ordinal number premier substituted.

Le dix août, le cinq juillet, The tenth of August, the fifth of July. Le premier du mois prochain. The first of next month.

6. The verb avoir, to have, is used actively, [$ 43, (2.)] for the day of the month. The verb être may also be used.

Quel jour du mois avons-nous ? What day of the month is it?
Nous avons le vingt.

It is the twentieth.
C'est aujourd'hui le dix.

To-day is the tenth. 7. Before the word onze, the article le or la is not elided ($ 146). Nous avons le onze de décembre, It is the eleventh of December.

RÉSUMÉ OF EXAMPLES. L'ouvrier a-t-il les outils que vous Has the workman the tools which you avez ?

have ? Les maisons que j'ai, sont-elles aussi Are the houses which I have, as good

bonnes que celles que vous avez ? as those which you have ? Combien de francs avez-vous ? How many francs have you? Je n'ai que dix francs, mais mon I have only len francs, but my brother frère en a plus de vingt

has more than twenty (of them). Avons-nous le quatorze du mois ? Is it the fourteenth day of the

month?

"In this word and its derivatives, c has the sound of a hard,

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