A first Latin book: or, Progressive lessons in reading and writing Latin

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Crocker and Brewster, 1860 - Latin language - 252 pages
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Page 116 - If the substantives be of different persons, the verb plural must agree with the first person rather than the second, and with the second rather than the third ; as...
Page 46 - Neither do men put new wine into old bottles : else the bottles break, and the wine runneth out, and the bottles perish: but they put new wine into new bottles, and both are preserved.
Page 120 - A noun in the predicate, after a verb neuter or passive, is put in the same case as the subject, when it denotes the same person or thing ; as, Ira furor brevis est, Anger is a short madness.
Page 117 - Adjectives, Adjective Pronouns, and Participles agree with their nouns in Gender, Number, and Case.
Page 187 - A roun found in one case only is called a monoptote, — in two only, a diptote, — in three only, a triptote, — in four only, a tetraptote, — in five only, a pentaptote. 7. A noun may want either the singular or the plural number. 8. Most proper, abstract, and material nouns want the plural. REMARK. — Abstract nouns in Latin are sometimes used in the plural to denote a repetition of the same thing, or its existence in different objects. 9. The names of festivals, of festive games, of certain...
Page 143 - Humus, domus, militia, bellum, with these signs, on, in, or at, before them, being of the first or second declension, and singular number, they shall be put in the genitive ; if of the third declension, or plural number, or this word rus, in the dative or ablative ; as, Vixit Romse, Londini.
Page 110 - John writes. Have you read the letter 1 We are reading. If he should come. Hear thou my request. We have been admonished. Rome was founded by Romulus and his brother Remus, sons of Rhea Silvia, the daughter of Kumitor.
Page 10 - PRONUNCIATION. 1. Every Latin word has as many syllables as it has separate vowels and diphthongs.
Page 112 - A compound predicate consists of two or more simple predicates belonging to the same subject ; as, Probltas laudatur et alget, Honesty is praised and neglected.
Page 88 - Fuerit, He may have been; Fuerint, They may have been. Pluperfect, might, could, would, or should have ; or had.

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