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2d pf 3d sg accent according accusative action active adjectives adverbs aorist Attic becomes beginning belong called cause clause common compound condition connected consonant construction contracted dative denote dependent ending especially expressed foot forms frequent future genitive give Greek imperative imperfect impf implied indicative indirect infinitive Latin less meaning middle names neuter never nominative noun object occurs omitted optative participle passive past Perf perfect person plup plur plural poet poetic poetry preposition present principal pronoun prose rare reference relative remain root rule sense sentence short sing singular sometimes speak stand stem subjunctive substantive suffix syllable tenses theme thing thou trochaic usually verbs verse vowel ει και μή ου ουκ το
Page 18 - Hurl'd often cuts off the vowel at the end of a word, when the next word begins with a vowel; though he does not like the Greeks wholly drop the vowel, but lull retains it in writing like the Latins.
Page 24 - We still, however, see the visible marks on the page, and we know that the acute accent ( ' ) can stand only on one of the last three syllables of a word ; the circumflex ( " ) on one of the last two ; the grave ( % ) only on the last.
Page 260 - ... the object of the preposition by. 465. In turning a sentence from the Active Voice to the Passive, the Object of the active verb becomes the Subject of the passive.
Page 421 - Verse wilt • tent, prepaid, to any address on receipt of the price by the Publishers : American Book Company New York « Cincinnati • Chicago BY CW GLEASON, AMCS ATHERTON, AM Master in the Roxbury Latin School Late of the Roxbury Latin School WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY WILLIAM C. COLLAR, AM Flexible cloth, 285 pages. Illustrated. Price, $1.00 In the preparation of this new book for beginners, the authors have had in mind the changed position of Greek in the school course. Believing that the true...
Page xii - There is a noticeable difference between the earlier and later Attic. The first is seen in the tragic poets and Thucydides; the last, in most other Attic writers. The language of Plato has an intermediate character. The tragic language is marked by many peculiarities of its own. 4, For completeness, we may add f. The Hellenistic, a variety of the Common dialect, found in the New Testament, and in the Septuagint version of the Old Testament.
Page 202 - Latin grammars) that when two subjects are of different persons, the verb is in "the first person rather than the second, and in the second rather than the third" (si tu et Tullia valetis, ego et Cicero valemus, Allen and Greenough, Lat.