A Grammar of the German Language

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Allen, Morrill & Wardwell, 1842 - German language - 452 pages
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Page 378 - we would rather fall into the hands of the Lord than into the hands of men.
Page 259 - The present participle may, in English, be converted into a substantive by a preceding article; as, the
Page 3 - But the name seems to have been chiefly assigned in opposition to the Low German, because that new dialect appertained to a country situated higher up, that is to say, more to the south. In this manner there existed, about the time of the Reformation, three grand divisions of the German language, viz. the Upper German
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Page 203 - eu in the second and third person singular of the present, and in the
Page 137 - two at a time, three at a time, four at a time, etc.;
Page 422 - Laufen, to run, Leiden, to suffer, Leihen, to lend, Lesen, to read, Liegen, to lie down,
Page 94 - names of male animals, persons, gods, angels, and spirits, as well as all names expressing any office, dignity, quality, station, or implements used by mechanics,

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