A Greek Reader, Containing Selections from Various Authors: Adapted to Sophocles's and Kuhner's Grammars, with Notes and a Lexicon for the Use of Schools and Academies (Google eBook)

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Leavitt and Allen, 1852 - Greek language - 334 pages
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Page 157 - The action expressed by the participle must often be conceived of as one with that of the verb following, and in such cases, may be frequently rendered by the English verb. Cf. Butt. 144. N. 7.
Page 136 - So saying, he threw his javelin at him with all his force ; but his cuirass was of such excellent temper, that he was not wounded, though the violence of the blow shook him in his seat. Then, as Artagerses was turning his horse, Cyrus aimed a stroke at him with his spear, and the point of it entered at his collar-bone, and pierced through his neck. That Artagerses fell by the hand of Cyrus, almost all historians agree.
Page 100 - The subject of the infinitive is omitted, when it is the same as that of the verb on which it depends.
Page 120 - As to the construction, Mt. ( 296) says, " the subject of dependent propositions is often wanting, because by attraction it is construed with the verb of the principal proposition.
Page 98 - Over, the one was a (hatcher, the other a dauber." Over is said to have been the birthplace of Nixon, the Cheshire prophet, whose celebrity was so great that even to this day his prophecies are quoted by the country people. There seems some doubt as to the precise time in which he lived, but the reign of James I.
Page 131 - ... days I will raise it up," they imagined that he referred to the second temple constructed of stone and timber, whereas he spoke of the temple of his body. At the institution of the sacred supper, he called the bread his body, by a common trope giving the name of the thing signified to the sign, as is evident from the nature of the case, as well as from the use of the same trope in other passages; but papists have founded on his words the monstrous doctrine of transubstantiation, in defiance of...
Page 99 - YTrcpiw were the two ropes attached to the two ends of the sail-yard, and thence came down to a part of the ship near the stern. Their object was to move the yard in a horizontal direction.

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