A Grammar of the Greek language: originally composed for the College-School at Gloucester : in which it has been the editor's design to reject what, in the most improved editions of Cambden [sic], is redundant ... and to consign to an appendix what is not requisite to be got by heart

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Evert Duyckinck and T. & J. Swords, 1815 - Foreign Language Study - 223 pages
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Page ii - Grammars is not at present made indispensably necessary to admission into the University, yet every scholar who may be accepted after the present Commencement without such knowledge, will be required immediately to form a radical and intimate acquaintance with them, as no student will be permitted at the classical exercises to use any other Grammar. Cambridge, July 7, 1799.
Page 216 - They make nouns indeclinable by adding yi to the nominative of parisyllabic nouns, and to the genitive of imparisyllabics, rejecting v and a from the terminations ; as, avroqii, daxivipi, xoTvlrfiorotpi, for i/roy, axyvor, xorvi.i]S-(v, -ovo.
Page 54 - IIVUM. first Aorist. The first aorist is formed from the first aorist active, by adding p/iv ; as, efv^a, eTin^apTv.
Page 43 - First Aorist. The First Aorist is formed from the First Future, by changing *> into <*, and prefixing the Augment ; as, TvvJ/o, етифл.
Page 52 - First Future. The first future is formed from the third person singular of the first aorist, by adding crojucw and casting off the augment ; as, Second Aorist.
Page 104 - I. A Short* Vowel at the End of a Word, when the following begins with a Double Consonant, or Two Single Consonants is usually made Long. II. A Snort Vowel before p, я7, х7, the last even with a Liquid following, is rendered Common : as, HBSTOD.
Page ii - Students, in consequence of that diversity, to which, under present instructors, they have been accustomed in their preparatory course ; to promote, so far as may be, the cause of Literature, by preventing those evils in future, the Government of the University, on due consideration of the subject, has thought it expedient to request all instructors of Youth, who may resort to Cambridge for education, to adopt Adam's Latin Grammar and the Gloucester Greek Grammar, with reference to such pupils, as...
Page 52 - The first aorist is formed from the third person singular of the perfect, by changing...
Page 62 - By prefixing the. Reduplication. The Reduplication is of Two Sorts : Proper, when the First Consonant of the Present Tense is repeated with < ; as, Sw, AJfn.
Page 92 - They were at last persuaded. A Participle is used absolutely with a Noun or Pronoun, most commonly in the Genitive Case, sometimes the Dative, and often the Accusative, especially if it be an Impersonal ; the Nominative rarely. The three former Cases are inreality governed by a Preposition understood, the latter always supposes its proper Verb; as, ipx TTUOVO, while I was present. Sub. in'.

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