An Elementary French Grammar

Merrill, 1884 - 358 pages

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Page 46 - Dix. 11 Onze. 12 Douze. 13 Treize. 14 Quatorze. 15 Quinze. 16 Seize. 17 Dix-sept. 18 Dix-huit. 19 Dix-neuf. 20 Vingt 21 Vingt et un. 22 Vingt-deux. 23 Vingt-trois.
Page 13 - The names of the months and of the days of the week are usually written with a small initial.
Page 2 - An Analytical French Reader : with English Exercises for Translation and Oral Exercises for Practice in Speaking ; Questions on Grammar, with References to the Author's several Grammars ; Notes and Vocabulary. In Two Parts. PART FIRST : Selections of Fables, Anecdotes, and Short Stories. PART SECOND : Selections from the Best Modern Writers.
Page 261 - Que tu sois, that thou mayst be Qu'il soit, that he may be Que nous soyons, that we may be Que VOUS soyez, that you may be Qu'ils soient, that they may be Que j'aie été, that I may Que tu aies été, that thou mayst Qu'il ait été, that he may Que nous ayons été, that we may Que vous ayez été, that you may Qu'ils aient été, that they may Simple Tense.
Page 223 - Un brave homme, a worthy man. Un homme brave, a brave man. Mon cher ami, my dear friend. Une robe chère, a costly dress. Un grand homme, a great man.
Page 223 - Some adjectives have a different meaning, according as they precede or follow the noun.
Page 187 - Commettre, to commit. '"Promettre, to promise. And all the derivatives of -mettre. Vocabulary 41. •Écrire, to write. Remarquer, to observe, to re. •Faire, to make; to do; •faire mark. attention, to pay attention ; Le pupitre, the desk. •faire une question, to ask a Le banc, the bench. question ; *faire un plaisir, to La boîte, the box ; la boite aux do a favor; * faire *faire,f to lettres, the letter box.
Page 41 - His (or her) brother and sister. Mon, ton, son, are used instead of ma, ta, sa, before a feminine word that begins with a vowel or a silent h : Mon orange, son orange.
Page 228 - Now sbideth faith, hope, charity ; these three. — 1 Cor. xiii. 13. OBS. 3. — When the nominatives are of different persons, the verb agrees with the first person in preference to the second, and with the second in preference to the third...
Page 89 - J'ai cassé le plat. I have broken the dish. The past participle of active verbs is an adjective when it is joined in construction with the verb être, and also when it is used without a verb. In the latter case, it is placed after the noun. Le plat est cassé. The dish is broken. Un plat cassé. A broken dish. 4. AGREEMENT OF THE PAST PARTICIPLE. The past participle agrees with the noun to which it refers, in gender and number, the same as an adjective, in accordance with the following three rules:...

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