Universal Home and School Dictionary of the English Language, Self-pronouncing ...

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John C. Winston Company, 1914 - English language - 448 pages
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Page 435 - Nouns ending in y form their plurals by adding s to the singular, but if the final y is preceded by a consonant y is changed to i and es is added to form the plural.
Page 435 - Should, the past tense of shall, and would, the past tense of will, are auxiliaries of the past potential ; and, in dependent clauses, are used in the same manner after a past tense, that shall and will are used after the present or future. Hence, in the preceding examples...
Page 435 - Will" Eule Vi—The correct use of the auxiliarIes shall and will depends fundamentally upon the following principle: WILL expresses the will or pleasure of its own SUBJECT; SHALL subordinates the will of its subject to that of the SPEAKER.
Page 438 - His Royal Highness Prince A — " (Christian name). Begin in any case: "Sir;**' refer to as
Page 435 - Nouns ending in o preceded by a vowel form the plural by adding s only...
Page 447 - Non omnis moriar, L. I shall not wholly die. Non sequitur, L. It does not follow; an unwarranted conclusion. Non sibi, sed omnibus, L.
Page 435 - The plural of nouns is usually formed by adding s to the singular, but if the sound of s makes an additional syllable then es is added to form the plural.
Page 440 - Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. FSA Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.
Page 442 - QED, quod erat demonstrandum, which was to be demonstrated QEF, quod erat faciendum, which was to be done QEI, quod erat inveniendum, which was to be found...
Page 447 - L. Unless previously — a name given to the sittings of juries in civil cases. Noblesse oblige, F. Rank imposes obligations. Nolens volens, L. Whether he will or not. Noli me tangere, L. Don't touch me. Nolle prosequi, L. To be unwilling to proceed. Nom de plume, F. An assumed title, as by a literary person. Nom de guerre, F. An assumed name. Non compos mentis, L. Not sound of mind. Non est inventus, L. He has not been found. Non multa, sed multum, L. Not many things, but much. Non sequitur, L....

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