Elements of Greek Grammar: Used in Yale College

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Cooke and Company, 1833 - Greek language - 259 pages

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Page 1 - X 1 ы alpha. beta. gamma. delta. epsilon. zeta. eta. thêta. iota, kappa, lambda. mu, nu. xi. omicron. pi. rhô. sigma. tau. upsilon. phi. chi. psi. oméga.
Page 187 - ¡зг-ет« on the first mention of the horse, for this would be to assume that which is not known, and therefore not conceded. It remains only to point out in what cases the assumption may be made. I. Renewed Mention. 1. When a person or thing recently mentioned, is spoken of again, the article is inserted, whether the same word is used, or a synonymous one. Xen. Cyrop.
Page 182 - Milton, successfully imitated that practice by the introduction of antiquated expressions, which removed their language from the common idiom, and cast a venerable gloom of solemnity on their style. To that principle may in a great measure, be attributed the frequent use of the Digamma by Homer. The use of the Digamma having been insensibly abolished by the introduction of Aspirates, the transcribers of the works of Homer neglected to mark it, and at length the vestiges of its existence were confined...
Page 126 - When a nominative comes between the relative and the verb, the relative is governed by some word in its own member of the sentence : as, " He who preserves me, to whom I owe my being, whose I am, and whom I serve, is eternal.
Page 168 - The principal relations of tilings to each other are expressed in Greek by three cases ; origin and possession, by the genitive ; acquisition and communication, by the dative ; and action, by the accusative.
Page 194 - When two or more attributives, joined by a copulative or copulatives, are assumed of the same person or thing, before the first attributive the article is inserted; before the remaining ones it is omitted.
Page 211 - It is admitted by writers of the Attic dialect, often by those of the Doric, but most frequently by the poets. PROPERTIES. It delights in a confluence of vowels ; hence it is distinguished from the common dialect by I. The resolution of diphthongs and contractions.
Page 125 - ... 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. Mon frère et moi (nous) vien- My brother and I will come.

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