Allen and Greenough's Shorter Latin Grammar for Schools and Academies

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Ginn, 1896 - Latin language - 371 pages
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Page 315 - HIGH on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold...
Page 305 - A Relative pronoun agrees with its Antecedent in gender and number, but its case depends on the construction of the clause in which it stands ( 198).
Page 320 - A noun in the plural is said to increase, when in any case it has more syllables than the genitive singular ; as, gener, generi, generorum.
Page 305 - IMPORTANT RULES OF SYNTAX 1. A noun used to describe another, and denoting the same person or thing, agrees with it in Case ( 282). 2. Adjectives, Adjective Pronouns, and Participles agree with their nouns in Gender, Number, and Case ( 286).
Page 240 - Thorius was so little superstitious that he despised [contemnebat] the many sacrifices and shrines in his country, so little timorous about death that he was killed [interfectus est] in battle, in defence of the state.
Page 185 - The direct object of a transitive verb is put in the accusative : legatos de pace miserunt, they sent envoys in regard to peace, BC IV.
Page 232 - Cleomenes, quamquam nox erat, tamen in publico esse non audet; includit se domi (Verr. vi. 35), the news is brought to Syracuse ; they run to head-quarters ; Cleomenes, though it was night, does not venture to be abroad ; he shuts himself up at home.
Page 42 - ... dullest. a. Adjectives in er form the superlative by adding -rimus to the nominative ; the comparative is regular : as, acer, keen; acrior, acerrimus ; miser, wretched; miserior, miserrimus.
Page 130 - ... alone is removed from this piratical crew, we may appear, perhaps, for a short time relieved from fear and anxiety, but the danger will settle down and lie hid in the veins and bowels of the republic. As it often happens that men afflicted with a severe disease, when they are...

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