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" When the antecedents are of different persons, the first person is preferred to the second, and the second to the third ; as, "John, and thou, and I, are attached to our country. "
A New Method of Learning the German Language Embracing Both the Analytic and ... - Page 93
by W. H. Woodbury - 1863
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A Treatise on the Etymology and Syntax of the English Language

Alexander Crombie - English language - 1809 - 425 pages
...as Cicero, was " remarkable for eloquence." Note 4. When the Nominatives are of different persons, the first person is preferred to the second, and the second to the third. In other words, / and you, 1 and he, are sylleptically the same, as me ; you and he, the same as ye....
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A Grammar of the German Language

Georg Heinrich Noehden - German language - 1818 - 465 pages
...im ganbe, murder and destruction reign in the land. 2. When tlie subjects are of different persons, the first person is preferred to the second ; and the second to the third : consequently, the verb will be in the first person plural, when one of the subject nominatives is...
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The First Lines of English Grammar: Being a Brief Abstract of the Author's ...

Goold Brown - English language - 1826 - 108 pages
...and John will favour us with their company." OBs. 1. When the antecedents are of different persons, the first person is preferred to the second, and the second, to the third : as, "John, and thou, and I, are attached to our country." u John andtthou are attached to your...
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A Practical Grammar of the German Language

Charles Follen - German language - 1828 - 282 pages
...her'fdjet im ian'be, unb 33n-Wu'|tuttg ber'fdjet im ian'be. 2. When the subjects are of different persons, the first person is preferred to the second ; and the second to the third : consequently, the verb will be in the first person plural, when one of the subjects is of the first...
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A Complete Practical Grammar of the German Language

Charles Benjamin Schade, Karl Benjamin Schade - German language - 1828 - 560 pages
...charity, these three; but (he greatest of these is charity. When two subjects are two different persons, the first person is preferred to the second, and the second to the third. When consequently the verb relates to two subjecls which stand in the first and second, or in the first...
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Etymology and Syntax of the English Language

Alexander Crombie - English language - 1830 - 430 pages
...sides, warlike to crack." Hudibras. Note 6. When the nominatives are of different persons, the first person is preferred to the second, and the second to the third. In other words, / and you, I and he, are sylleptically the same as we; you and he the same as ye. This...
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The Philosophy of Language: Containing Practical Rules for Acquiring a ...

William Cramp - English language - 1838 - 241 pages
...Mr. Cobbett's ignorance of the principles of grammar that caused him to condemn this construction. The first person is preferred to the second, and the second to the third, because the first person plural can represent the three persons singular, and the second person plural...
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The parent's guide to a liberal ... education; containing a selection of ...

Robert Simson (master of Colebrooke house acad, Islington.) - 1838
...put in the plural numher. When the nominatives are of different persons, which person is preferred ? The first person is preferred to the second, and the second to the third ; in other words, / and you, I and he, are the same as we ; you and he the same as ye. Do we place...
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A new English grammar

Brandon Turner - 1840
...government." Junius. OBSERVATIONS ON RITLE VII. OBs. 1. When the antecedents are of different persons, the first person is preferred to the second, and the second to the third: as, "John and I are attached to our country." " John and you are attached to your country." OBs....
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Anthon's Latin Grammar

Charles Anthon - Latin language - 1838
...in its ending thus, ego am-o, in am-as, &c. IV. Two or more persons may become the subject ; but, as the first person is preferred to the second, and the second to the third, ego joined to tu or ille is equivalent to nos ; tt, joined to ille or illi, to vos. V. All nouns in...
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