An Introductory Latin Book: Intended as an Elementary Drill-book, on the Inflections and Principles of the Language, and as an Introduction to the Author's Grammar, Reader and Latin Composition

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D. Appleton, 1881 - Latin language - 162 pages
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Page 254 - PERSON, the verb takes the first person rather than the second, and the second rather than the third ; see examples.
Page 20 - NUMBER. 44. The Latin, like the English, has three persons and two numbers. The first person denotes the speaker ; the second, the person spoken to ; the third, the person spoken of. The singular number denotes one ; the plural, more than one.
Page 78 - THIRD.' NOTE.— The various verbal forms which have voice, mood, tense, number, and person, make up the finite verb.
Page 350 - Catalectic; * with an excess of syllables, Hypermetrical.* NOTE 4.— The term Acatalectic is often omitted, as a verse may be assumed to be complete unless the opposite is stated. NOTE 5.
Page 376 - In the astrological system, the day, from sunrise to sunset, and the night, from sunset to sunrise, being each divided into twelve hours, it is plain that the hours of the day and night were never equal except just at the equinoxes. The hours attributed to the planets were of this unequal sort. See Kalendrier de Berg. loc. cit., and our author's treatise on the Astrolabe.
Page 323 - CONCEALING admit two Accusatives — one of the person and the other of the thing (374) : Me sententiam rogavit, he asked me my opinion.

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