A Practical Introduction to Latin Prose Composition

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Rivingtons, 1881 - Latin language - 406 pages
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this book is a great aid for teachers to use in their classroom. Even though i say this, this book should be a secondary book to learn from. It would be more helpful to find a different primary source of learning and use this book as only another reference from time to time.

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Page 400 - First Latin Writer, comprising Accidence, the Easier Rules of Syntax illustrated by copious Examples, and Progressive Exercises in Elementary Latin Prose, with Vocabularies. By GL BENNETT, MA , Head-Master of the High School, Plymouth; formerly Assistant-Master at Ruby School.
Page 210 - Accusative are : ante, apud, ad, adversus, circum, circa, citra, cis, erga, contra, inter, extra, infra, intra, juxta, ob, penes, pone, post and praeter, prope, propter, per, secundum, supra, versus, ultra, trans.
Page 332 - To suit this Roman way of reckoning, we must subtract the given day from the number of the day on which the Nones or Ides fall increased by one. If the day be one before the Kalends, we must subtract from the last day of the month increased by two. If the remainder be two, the day will be pridie ; because the day the Romans would call the second day before, was ' the day before,
Page 211 - The following are joined with the accusative when they express motion towards ; otherwise with the ablative : — sub and subter*, super*, in. The following are followed by the ablative : — a (ab, abs), with cum and de, coram*, pro with ex or e, tenus, sine, also prae ; and where place at, not motion towards is denoted — sub and subter*, super*, in.
Page 400 - BENNETT, MA, Head-Master of the High School, Plymouth. This work, in continuation of the First Latin Writer, gives hints on writing Latin Prose for Boys about to commence the rendering of continuous passages from English Authors into Latin. There is a large Collection of Exercises, graduated according to their difficulty, with Notes.
Page 7 - Khoisan languages recognize three classes of persons, corresponding to the person speaking, the person spoken to, and the person or thing spoken of, which they express by means of personal pronouns both singular and plural (in Naron and Hottentot also dual).
Page 399 - Extract from the Preface. CONTENTS. — Cases in Latin and English — On forming the Accusative Case — On the Gender of Substantives — The Genitive and Dative Singular — The Ablative Singular — The Plural Number — On forming Three Tenses in First Conjugation — Accusative with Transitive Verb — On forming Three Tenses in Second Conjugation — On forming Three Tenses in Third Conjugation — On forming Three Tenses in Fourth Conjugation — Supplementary to the foregoing Exercises —...
Page 110 - Verb in order to mark some special manner (modus) in which that connexion between a subject and predicate which every verb implies is viewed by the speaker.
Page 46 - If the substantives be of different persons, the verb plural must agree with the first person rather than the second, and with the second rather than the third ; as...
Page 287 - I should have had to put up with his abuse and insults. 4. Had your father said this with the intention of displeasing you, yet you should have remembered that he was your father, and have endured his angry mood calmly and in silence. 5. This is the course, which, had I been born in the same position as you, I should have had to take ; but happily I have never had to undertake such a task.

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