Amalia (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1918 - 300 pages
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Page 201 - Verbs ending in -c-er and -c-ir, when c is preceded by a consonant, change c to z before a or o in order to preserve the soft sound of c. In this and in the three classes following, the change occurs in the first singular present indicative, and throughout the present subjunctive, the only forms having endings beginning with a or o. Veneer, to conquer: Pres.
Page 224 - Los cardinales indican solamente, número determinado y sirven para contar. 1 uno 2 dos 3 tres 4 cuatro' 5 cinco 6 seis 7 siete 8 ocho 9 nueve 10 diez 11 once 12 doce 13 trece 14 catorce 15 quince...
Page 50 - De Catamarca, con fecha 16 de abril, comunican que el io salvaje unitario Antonio Dulce, titulado Presidente de la Sala, y José Cubas, titulado Gobernador, se proponen publicar una titulada ley en la que se llamará tirano al Ilustre Restaurador de las Leyes, Gobernador y Capitán General de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Brigadier D.
Page xiv - A troop of unbroken horses being driven into a corral, were led out through a gateway, above which was a crossbar : it was agreed whoever should drop from the bar on one of these wild animals, as it rushed out, and should be able, without saddle or bridle, not only to ride it, but also to bring it back to the door of the corral, should be their general. The person who succeeded was accordingly elected ; and doubtless made a fit general for such an army.
Page 76 - ¿qué señas puede usted dar del inmundo asqueroso salvaje unitario que se ha escapado anoche? —Que ha de tener muchas marcas en el cuerpo, y que una de ellas yo sé dónde está, — contestó con una expresión de alegría salvaje en su fisonomía.
Page 11 - Eduardo, casi exánime, y colocando bien perpendicular su frente con el cielo, lleva el cuchillo a la garganta del joven. Pero en el momento en que su mano iba a hacer correr el cuchillo sobre el cuello, un golpe se escucha, y el asesino cae de boca sobre el cuerpo del que iba a ser su víctima. — ¡A ti también te irá tu parte! — dice la voz fuerte y tranquila de un hombre que, como caído del cielo, se dirige con su brazo levantado...
Page 12 - Eduardo, porque, aun medio muerto, temía acercarse hasta sus manos. El bandido se pone de pie, retrocede, y toma repentinamente la huida en dirección al río. El hombre, enviado por la Providencia, al parecer, no lo persigue ni un solo paso; se vuelve a aquel grupo de heridos y cadáveres en cuyo centro se encontraba Eduardo. El nombre de éste es pronunciado luego por el desconocido con toda la expresión del cariño y de la incertidumbre. Toma entre sus brazos el cuerpo del asesino que había...
Page 209 - Certain verbs in -iar and -uar take an accent on the i or the u throughout the singular and in the third person plural of the present indicative and of the present subjunctive, and in the singular of the imperative.
Page xiv - The person who succeeded was accordingly elected ; and doubtless made a fit general for such an army. This extraordinary feat has also been performed by Rosas. By these means, and by conforming to the dress and habits of the Gauchos, he has obtained an unbounded popularity in the country, and in consequence a despotic power. I was assured by an English merchant, that a man who had murdered another, when arrested and questioned conceming his motive, answered, " He spoke disrespectfully of General...
Page 303 - The principles are perfectly developed in the text and illustrated in the reading selections and written exercises. The reading selections, which form the basis of the lessons, are continuous texts presenting a variety of subjects in an interesting way. They introduce everyday occurrences with a special tendency toward commercial life. Class helps are abundant. Besides the oral drills there are blank filling and substitution exercises and other forms of drill material that lead the way to sentence...

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