A Grammar of the Italian Language

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F. Le Monnier, 1850 - Italian language - 228 pages
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Page 206 - Conjunction is a part of speech that is chiefly used to connect sentences, so as, out of two or more sentences, to make but one : it sometimes connects only words : as, " Thou and he are happy, because you are good." " Two and three are five." 9. An Interjection is a word used to express some passion or emotion of the mind : as, " Oh ! I have alienated my friend ; alas ! I fear for life.
Page 185 - Quando un cor tante in sé virtuti accolse? Benché la somma è di mia morte rea ! Per divina bellezza indarno mira chi gli occhi di costei giammai non vide come soavemente ella gli gira. Non sa come Amor sana e come ancide chi non sa come dolce ella sospira, e come dolce parla e dolce ride.
Page 37 - A Pronoun is a word used instead of a noun, to avoid the too frequent repetition of the same word: as, " The man is happy; he is benevolent; he is useful.
Page 212 - Cosi all'egro fanciul porgiamo aspersi Di soave licor gli orli del vaso.
Page 63 - Every man must account for himself;" " I have not seen either of them. 3. The demonstrative are those which precisely point out the subjects to which they relate: this and that, these and those, are of this class; as, " This is true charity; that is only its image." This refers to the nearest person or thing, and that to the more distant; as, " This man is more intelligent than that.
Page 152 - The English verb must, not being impersonal, may take any noun or pronoun for its subject...
Page 30 - Ad uno ad uno . . . One by one. A due a due .... Two by two.
Page 194 - When a person's own house is meant in the sense of home, a casa or in casa is used, without the possessive pronoun: as, Vado a casa, I am going home — Non d in casa, He is not at home.
Page 21 - II. When the adjective relates to two substantives singular of the same gender, it must be put in the plural, and agree with them in gender. EXAMPLE.
Page 67 - ... in a riper age. The virtues, which their masters were principally careful to inspire into them , were the love of truth, humanity, sobriety , and obedience : the two former make us resemble the gods ; the two latter are necessary to the preservation of order. The chief aim of the laws in ancient Persia was to prevent the corruption of the heart : and for this reason the Persians punished ingratitude (i...

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