A French Grammer: Containing All the Rules of the Language, Upon a New and Improved Plan

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W. D. Ticknor, 1857 - French language - 607 pages
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Contents

Place of the article with the adjective tout all and the nouns
50
Of nouns which are either masculine or feminine according
57
Of the plural in proper names which have become common
66
Variation in the adjective 84 170
85
Of the numerical adjective onze eleven 91 185
91
Of adjectives which change entirely their signification
101
Of verbs governing the preposition de before the inhnitive
104
Of the adjectives excepté pass4 supposed vu y compris franc
107
Of adjectives preceded by the verb to be used impersonally 114 244
115
Aun repeated or not before two adjectives separated by
116
Of the personal nominative pronouns I thou he c followed
129
Of Personal Pronouns used objectively 135 280
135
Of personal pronouns used as indirect objects of a verb with
142
Of the reciprocal pronouns each other and one another employed
146
Of the formation of the plural in nouns composed either of
149
Of the Expressions to it and there omitted in English
152
Of cases in which two nouns united by the preposition
155
Of Adjective Possessive Pronouns 161 333
161
Of nouns preceded as determinative by any preposition but de 77 159 to
164
Of the possessive adjective pronouns used in English before
167
Questions on the noun 81
174
which relating to a noun used
181
Ellipsis Isf the pronoun ce after the verb to be or any other
195
Of the adverbs more and less used us adverbs of quantity 96
197
Of adjectives which sometimes precede and sometimes follow
206
Of the pronoun on preceded either by et ou si or que 228 497
230
Of a employed in English before a noun qualified or not by
249
Of a used in English before a noun preceded or not by
255
Of the personal pronouns thou he c used as nominatives
261
Of the tenses of the verb 264 597598
264
Of tne personal nominative propouns I thou he c used
267
Of the present 265 599 to 608
281
Questions on the verb its tenses up to the future past
287
Of the conditional mood 291 648 to 650
295
Of the reciprocal pronouns each other and one another employed
301
reflected verbs 301 670 to 673
302
Of a Choice between the Auxiliary Verbs avoir
310
Questions on the moods the several kinds of verbs
318
Agreement of the Verb with its Nominative
325
Of the number of the verb when it has for its nominatives
326
Questions on the agreement of the verb with its nominative
332
Of the possessive adjective pronouns our your and their
335
Smdormir e to fall asleep Dormlr 579
337
Of verbs governing without a preposition the infinitive which
338
Pattre to graze Paitre 602
340
Of verbs which according to their signification should
341
Of verbs which should be followed either by de or d according
348
Of active verba used without any object being expressed after
354
Of the subjunctive mood with the impersonal verb U semble 362 755 to 757
364
Of the subjuncthe mood after a noun preceded either by
373
Of the Correspondence which should exist between
379
Of the past participle with the adverb lepeu 418 839
425
Of the compound relative pronouns of which to which at which
426
separation 431 852
431
Of the relative pronoun whose 205 432
432
Of nouns governed by two prepositions 441 876
441
Remarks on the proper use of the relative pronouns in French 206
443
Of Adverbs 446 886 to 888
447
Of the third class of adverbs adverbs of order and rank 453 906
454
Questions on the relative pronouns 214
465
Remarks on adverbs of quantity 460 928 to 944
469
Of cases in which the negation is accompanied by words
473
Of the personal nominative pronouns thou he c used
475
Of Conjunctions 481 980
481
Of the use and different modes of employing the conjunction que 483 984 to 1002
487
Questions on the absolute pronouns 225
493
Of inversions 497 1031 to 103G
502
Of Grammatical Discordances 503 1043
503
one every c 231 503 to
510
Seprendre e to be smitten Prendre 603
516
Of Indefinite Pronouns always joined to a Noun 240
527
Remarks on the first conjugation 533 1079
533
Of the indefinite expressions certain some 242
534
Battre to beat to strike Battre 594
535
Conjugation of the verbs ending in eter clcr gcr éer cer yer ier 534 1080 to 1093
540
Of the indefinite expressions no none not one no man
543
Conjugation of the verb recevoir third conjugation 545 1096 to 1098
550
Of the indefinite expression neither 248 548 to
552
Conjugation of the verb rendre fourth conjugation 550 1099 to 1102
556
Of the indefinite expression such 251 556 to
559
Questions on pronominal verbs
564
Repeindre to paint again Joindre 599
576
Cmclure to conclude Conclure 596
577
Bouillir to boil Bouillir
578
Consentir to consent Sentir
583
Of the indefinite expressions whoever whosoever whomever c 255 577 to
584
A list of all the irregular verbs of the four coniugations arranged
585
Of the indefinite expression such as 259
590
Revivrc to revive Vivre
593
Clore to shut to close Clore
594
Reboire to drink again Boire
595
Of numbers and persons in the verb 263 593 to
596
Instruire to instruct Reduire
597
Importer to matter to import Neiger 676
598
Depeindre to describe Joindre
599
Commettre to commit Mettre
600
Remoudre to grind over again Moudre
601
Rabattre to abate to beat down Battre
603
Neiger to snow Neiger 576
604
Devenir e to become Tenir 584
605
Sabstenir e to abstain to refrain Tenir 581
606

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Page 2 - Nouns or pronouns denoting objects of the male sex are said to be of the masculine gender...
Page 93 - The adjective is in the superlative degree, when it expresses the quality in a very high, or in its highest state : hence there are two sorts of superlatives, the absolute and the relative. The superlative absolute is formed by putting tres, fort, bien, very, before the adjective ; it is called -absolute, because it does not express any relation to other objects.
Page 498 - ... tout. Je vous crois invincible. Mais, Seigneur, suffit-il que tout vous soit possible? Ne tient-il qu'à jetter tant de rois dans les fers, Qu'à faire impunément gémir tout l'univers? Et que vous avoient fait tant de villes captives, Tant de morts dont l'Hydaspe a vu couvrir ses rives? Qu'ay-je fait pour venir accabler en ces lieux Un heros sur qui seul j'ay pu tourner les yeux? At-il de vôtre Grece inondé les frontieres? Avons-nous soulevé des nations entieres Et contre vôtre gloire excité...
Page 451 - ... after the verb in the simple tenses, and between the auxiliary and the participle in the compound tenses...
Page 348 - J'aime. Ne pense pas qu'au moment que je t'aime, Innocente à mes yeux, je m'approuve moi-même, Ni que du fol amour qui trouble ma raison Ma lâche complaisance ait nourri le poison.
Page 507 - I may have had. que j'aie eu. que tu aies eu. qu'il or qu'elle ait eu. que nous ayons eu. que vous ayez eu. qu'ils (elles) aient eu.
Page 91 - There are three degrees of signification, the positive, the comparative, and the superlative. The positive is the adjective expressing the quality of an object, without any increase or diminution, as beau, belle (fine).
Page 496 - Racine : Entre le peuple et vous, vous prendrez Dieu pour juge ; Vous souvenant, mou fils, que cache sous ce lin, Cnmuie eux vous futea pauvre et comme eux orphelin.
Page 66 - IV. OF THE FORMATION OF THE PLURAL OF COMPOUND SUBSTANTIVES. Compound substantives which have not yet passed to the state of words, that is to say, whose distinct parts are connected by a hyphen, are written in the singular or in the plural, according as the nature and particular sense of the words of which they are composed require the one or the other number, t Such is the general principle, whose application will be facilitated by the following rules.
Page 488 - He received us well. (4.) Adverbs of manner ending in ment, may, in compound tenses, be placed before the participle, or after it when they are very long, or followed by other modifying words.

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