A First Latin Book, Or Progressive Lessons in Reading and Writing Latin

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Crocker and Brewster, 1849
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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 112 - A compound predicate consists of two or more simple predicates belonging to the same subject ; as, " the scholar studies and learns.
Page i - Ordinis haec virtus erit et venus, aut ego fallor, Ut jam nunc dicat jam nunc debentia dici, Pleraque differat et praesens in tempus omittat; Hoc amet, hoc spernat promissi carminis auctor.
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 207 - Alexander olim comprehensum' piratam interrogavit, quo jure maria infestaret. Ille, " Eodem,'"* inquit, " quo tu"' orbem terrarum. Sed quia id ego" parvo navigio facio, latro" vocor ; tu," quia magna classe et exercitu, imperator.
Page 46 - An adjective is a word which qualifies or limits the meaning of a substantive.
Page 88 - Thou mayest be, Sitis, Ye may be, 3. Sit, He may be ; Sint, They may be, Imperfect, might, could, would, or should.
Page 89 - MOOD. 2. es, or es'-to, be tliou, es'-te, or es-to'-te, be ye, 'a. es'-to, let him be ; sun' -to, let them be. INFINITIVE MOOD. Present, es'-se, to be. Perfect, fu-is'-se, to have been. Future, fu-tu'-rus es'-se, to be about to be. PARTICIPLE. Future, fu-tu'-rus, about to be.

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