A Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges

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D. Appleton & Company, 1875 - Latin language - 357 pages
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Page ii - Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York. ENTERED, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1871, by D.
Page 299 - A line consisting of one foot is called manometer ; of two, dimeter ; of three, trimeter ; of four, tetrameter ; of five, pentameter ; of six, hexameter ; of seven, heptameter.
Page iv - By brevity and conciseness in the choice of phraseology and compactness in the arrangement of forms and topics, the author has endeavored to compress within the limits of a convenient manual an amount of carefully. selected grammatical facts, which would otherwise fill a much larger volume.
Page iii - Latin language ; to exhibit not only grammatical forms and constructions, but also those vital principles which underlie, control, and explain them. 2. Designed at once as a text-book for the class-room, and a book of reference in study, it aims to introduce the beginner easily and pleasantly to the first principles of the language, and yet to make adequate...
Page 68 - GERUND, which gives the meaning of the verb in the form of a verbal noun of the second declension, used only in the genitive, dative, accusative, and ablative singular. It corresponds to the English participial noun in ING : amandi, of loving; amandi causa, for the sake of loving.
Page iv - Syntax has received in every part special attention. An attempt has been made to exhibit, as clearly as possible, that beautiful system of laws which the genius of the language—that highest of all grammatical authority —has created for itself.
Page iii - Grammar is designed at once as a text-book for the classroom and a book of reference for the student. It aims not only to present systematically for the benefit of the beginner the leading facts and laws of the Latin language, but also to provide accurately for the needs of the advanced student.
Page 172 - Many verbs compounded with the prepositions ad, ante, con, in, inter, ob, post, prae, sub and super, take che Dative, especially in moral relations.
Page 165 - When a verb takes the passive construction 1) The direct object of the active becomes the subject of the passive, and 2) The subject of the active becomes the Ablative of Cause (414) or the Ablative of Agent with a or ab (414. 5).
Page 205 - Special Rules. 730. RULE 1. — When a pronoun refers to two or more words taken together, it becomes plural ; and if they are of different persons, prefers the first person to the second, and the second to the third ; as, " He and she did their duty " — " John and you, and / will do our duty.

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