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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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The First Lines of English Grammar: Being a Brief Abstract of the Author's ...

Goold Brown - History - 1866
...John will favour us with their company." 01>s. \. — 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." — " John and thon are attached to your...
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Pinney and Arnoult's French Grammar: A New Method, Combining Both the Oral ...

Norman Pinney - French language - 1869 - 520 pages
...TOI, LCI et ELLE. I hear thee, him, and her. REM.— We see in the above, that in objective pronouns, the first person is preferred to the second, and the second to the third. 4. Most intransitive and reflective verbs, being followed by a preposition, require that preposition...
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A Practical Course with the German Language

W. H. Woodbury - German language - 1873 - 385 pages
...leerer And Virtue (it) is not an empty 5. When the subjects of a plural verb are of different persons, the first person is preferred to the second, and the second to the third ; after nouns and pronouns in the singular, a plural pronoun is employed referring to all the preceding...
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The First Lines of English Grammar: Being a Brief Abstract of the ..., Book 1

Goold Brown, Henry Kiddle - English language - 1874 - 122 pages
...John will favour •as 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." — " John and thou are attached to your...
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The Question Book: A General Review of Common School Studies : to be Used in ...

Asa Hollister Craig - Examinations - 1878 - 282 pages
...the nominative. It is made negative by placing not after the verb, or after the first auxiliary. 111. The first person is preferred to the second, and the second to the third. You, John, and I, are attached to our country. If the nominatives are taken separately, or connected...
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The rationale of Latin syntax; or, An enquiry into the mode of thought which ...

Robert Sinclair (of St. Andrews univ.) - 1878
...agrees with the more worthy person, and the adjective with the more worthy gender. In other words, the first person is preferred to the second, and the second to the third ; the masculine, in the same way, is preferred to the feminine in the order of expression. To this...
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The Question Book: A General Review of Common School Studies ...

Asa Hollister Craig - Examinations - 1879 - 339 pages
...the nominative. It is made negatire by placing not after the verb, or after the first auxiliary. in. The first person is preferred to the second, and the second to the third. You, John, and I, are attached to our country. If the nominatives are taken separately, or connected...
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Brown's Grammar Improved

Goold Brown, Henry Kiddle - English language - 1883 - 345 pages
...tree produces others after its kind." Observations. 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." — "John and thou are attached to your country."...
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Practical English Grammar and Correspondence: For Use in Business Colleges ...

Commercial correspondence - 1889 - 142 pages
...refers to two or more words taken together, it becomes plural; and if they are of different persons, the first person is preferred to the second, and the second to the third; as, He and she did their duty. John and you and /will do our duty. Either you or / am in the wrong....
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New common school question book: comprising questions and answers on all ...

Asa Hollister Craig - Examinations - 1893 - 524 pages
...and is formed by combining the verb be, or some of its variations, with the present participle. 130. The first person is preferred to the second, and the second to the third. You, John and I are attached to owr country. If the nominatives are taken separately, or connected...
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