A Greek Grammar: For the Use of Schools and Colleges

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W.J. Hamersley, 1858 - Greek language - 324 pages
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Page 307 - Latins 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 still retains it in writing like the Latins.
Page 307 - ... song in honor of Bacchus, full of transport and poetical rage. Of this species of writing we have no remains. A song of Bacchus in which the wildness of intoxication is infused. Any poem in which ecstacy and wildness are expressed in kind.
Page 258 - Verbs of asking and teaching govern two accusatives, the one of a person, and the other of a thing ; as, Poseímos te pacem, • We beg peace of thee. Docuit me grammatical«., He taught me grammar.
Page 233 - These groups, though not to be put in a serial order, are further defined as instrumental with respect to one another, the first with respect to the second and third, and the second with respect to the third only, while they furnish material to one another in an inverse order, the third to the second, and the second and third to the first.
Page 232 - The subject is that of which something is affirmed. The predicate is that which is affirmed of the subject...

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