A Short, Plain, Comprehensive, Practical Latin Grammar, Comprising All the Rules and Observations Necessary to an Accurate Knowledge of the Latin Classics, Having the Signs of Quantity Affixed to Certain Syllables, to Show Their Right Pronunciation: With an Alphabetical Vocabulary

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T. Desilver, 1829 - Latin language - 184 pages
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Page ii - IDE, of the said District, hath deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit : " Inductive Grammar, designed for beginners. By an Instructer." In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States...
Page ii - An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time* therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Page 126 - Musam meditaris avena ; nos patriae fines et dulcia linquimus arva : nos patriam fugimus ; tu, Tityre, lentus in umbra formosam resonare doces Amaryllida silvas.
Page 67 - When a nominative comes between the relative and the verb, the relative is governed by some word in its own member of the sentence : as, " He who preserves me, to whom I owe my being, whose I am, and whom I serve, is eternal.
Page 130 - Tale tuum carmen nobis, divine poeta, quale sopor fessis in gramine, quale per aestum dulcis aquae saliente sitim restinguere rivo.
Page 5 - There are two numbers ; the singular and the plural. The singular number is that which denotes but one ; as, The boy learns. The plural number is that which denotes more than one ; as, The boys learn.
Page 76 - Sum used instead of affe.ro (to bring) governs two datives, the one of a person, and the other of a thing ; as, Est mili/, voluptati, It is, or brings, a pleasure to me.
Page 81 - Verbs of asking and teaching govern two accusatives, the one of a person, and the other of a thing ; as, Posemos te pacem, • We beg peace of thee.
Page 62 - OF CONCORD. CONCORD is fourfold. 1 . Of an adjective with a substantive. 2. Of a verb with a nominative. 3. Of a relative with an antecedent. 4. Of a substantive with a substantive. RULE I.

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