A Greek Grammar for Schools and Colleges

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American book Company, 1884 - Greek language - 422 pages
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Page 20 - Hurl'd often cuts off the vowel at the end of a word, when the next word begins with a vowel; though he does not like the Greeks wholly drop the vowel, but lull retains it in writing like the Latins.
Page 23 - In dividing a word into syllables (as when it has to be broken at the end of a line) it is customary to observe the following rules : (a) A single consonant in the middle of a word is connected with the following vowel : 1-KO.-VÍ4.
Page 26 - We still, however, see the visible marks on the page, and we know that the acute accent ( ' ) can stand only on one of the last three syllables of a word ; the circumflex ( " ) on one of the last two ; the grave ( % ) only on the last.
Page 262 - ... the object of the preposition by. 465. In turning a sentence from the Active Voice to the Passive, the Object of the active verb becomes the Subject of the passive.
Page 431 - The grammatical references are placed at the foot of the text-page. The text has over fifty illustrations and a fine double page map of the Roman Empire, Greece, and the Chersonesus. The dates of all important events are given in the text. The notes are accurate and explain all difficulties, not giving mere translations without hinting at their sources. The English-Latin exercises have been rewritten and cover the full text of the twentyfive Lives. These exercises, while easy and forming connected...
Page 425 - ... where to find it at the least cost. The book contains as a frontispiece a Literary Map of England in colors, showing the counties, the birthplaces, the homes, and the haunts of the chief authors, specially prepared for this work. Copies of Halleck's History of English Literature will be sent, prepaid, to any address on receipt of price.
Page 421 - Verse wilt • tent, prepaid, to any address on receipt of the price by the Publishers : American Book Company New York « Cincinnati • Chicago BY CW GLEASON, AMCS ATHERTON, AM Master in the Roxbury Latin School Late of the Roxbury Latin School WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY WILLIAM C. COLLAR, AM Flexible cloth, 285 pages. Illustrated. Price, $1.00 In the preparation of this new book for beginners, the authors have had in mind the changed position of Greek in the school course. Believing that the true...
Page 2 - There is a noticeable difference between the earlier and later Attic. The first is seen in the tragic poets and Thucydides; the last, in most other Attic writers. The language of Plato has an intermediate character. The tragic language is marked by many peculiarities of its own. 4, For completeness, we may add f. The Hellenistic, a variety of the Common dialect, found in the New Testament, and in the Septuagint version of the Old Testament.
Page 204 - Latin grammars) that when two subjects are of different persons, the verb is in "the first person rather than the second, and in the second rather than the third" (si tu et Tullia valetis, ego et Cicero valemus, Allen and Greenough, Lat.
Page 293 - Sese is the object. The subject may be omitted in such cases when it is the same as the subject of the principal verb. The infinitive depends upon dixerant.

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