A First Book in German: To Precede the "German Course."

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Harper & Brothers, 1874
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Page 119 - That the problem of gathering these price quotations is no simple task, but indeed one of the most difficult, as well as one of the most important...
Page vi - Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1871, by HARPER & BROTHERS In the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington PREFACE.
Page 204 - Series, it has been the aim of the author to incorporate the most advanced views and principles of linguistic instruction, as held by the best writers upon philology, and the best practical educators in Europe and America. Especial preference has been given to those features of approved works for the study of modern languages which, in Europe more especially, have stood the test of practical use. A few other features...
Page 155 - I love, thou lovest, he loves, we love, you love, they love," goes refraining itself ever and anon.
Page 21 - I shall have loved, thou wilt have loved, he will have loved; we shall have loved, you will have loved, they will have loved.
Page 165 - Langford glanced at Dakota with a smooth, significant smile. "Could you suggest anything, my friend?" he insinuated. Dakota deliberately took a waxed-end, rolled it, and squinted his eyes as he forced the end of the thread through the eye of the needle. So far as Langford could see, he exhibited no emotion whatever; his face was inscrutable; he might not have heard. Yet Langford knew that he had heard ; was certain that he had grasped the full meaning of the question ; probably felt some emotion...
Page 208 - Grammar embodying, as this does, at the same time, the grammatical forms and the history and development of such forms. The tables of the Comparison of Words in the Indo-European Languages are of incalculable benefit to the student From Rev.NE COBLEIGH, President 'of 'Eastern Tennessee Wesleyan University, Athens.
Page 165 - What are you embroidering, Mary ? I am making a pair of slippers for a birthday present to John. FAMILIAR CONVERSATIONS. SBa
Page 117 - A stem t changes if short to i, if long to it, in the second and third persons singular of the present indicative, and in the second person singular of the imperative...
Page 206 - Having taught German for twenty-five years, I have used every one of the manuals of instruction in that noble language, and have found them each marked with decided faults — some in being too minute, complicated, and voluminous, and others in being quite too general and vague. Prof. Comfort's "Course...

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