French and English Self-taught: Vocabulaire Français Et Anglais Comprenant Les Mots Les Plus Usités Dans Les Deux Langues. Précédé de Leçons Élémentaires de Prononciation Et Suivi D'un Abrégé de Grammaire

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L: Grégoire & Cie., 1882 - 80 pages

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Page 80 - Way, one of them called to him with an insolent Air: "Well, Honest Fellow," said he, " 'tis your Business to sow, but we reap the Fruits of your Labour.
Page 79 - After continuing his visits for some time, the lady expressed an apprehension, that it might be inconvenient for him to come so far on her account.
Page 41 - There are in French three articles, the definite, the indefinite, and the partitive. They agree in gender and number with the noun to which they relate. Definite Article. The definite article is le, la, les, the. 3. Le is masculine singular ; as, le père, the father. 4. La is feminine singular ; as, la mère, the mother. 5. L' (apostrophe, see page 1) is singular of either gender ; as, l'enfant, the child.
Page 48 - They are : qui, who, which, that. de qui, of or from whom, whose ; dont, of or from whom, of or from which, whose ; de quoi, of or from what. à qui, to whom ; à quoi, to what. que, whom, which, that.
Page 70 - The three persons plural of the Present of the Indicative by changing the termination...
Page 80 - For the same reason," says he, "that you do; out of want: You do it for want of wit — I for want of money.
Page 45 - Ken, well ; mieux, better ; le mieux, the best. Mal, badly ; pis or plus mal, worse ; le pis or le plus mal, the worst. Peu, little ; moins, less ; le moins, the least.
Page 40 - ROMPU, a broken stick. The adverb is a word added to a verb, an adjective, or another adverb, to express some circumstance, modifying such verb, adjective, or adverb ; as, servir FIDÈLEMENT, to serve faithfully ; "iK&s-grand, very great ; FORT bien, very well.
Page 79 - A lady's age happening to be questioned, she affirmed she was but forty, and called upon a gentleman who was in company, for his opinion : Cousin, said she, do you believe I am in the right when I say I am but forty ? I am sure, madam...
Page 5 - In the syllables of English words, a consonant between two vowels, or merely preceded by a vowel, is frequently joined in pronunciation to that preceding vowel, as in...

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