A Practical Introduction to Greek Prose Composition

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1899 - Greek language - 147 pages

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Page 16 - But now he is dead; why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he will not return to me.
Page 54 - When the subject of the Infinitive is the same as the subject of the...
Page 126 - If it thunders, it also lightens. If it thundered, it also lightened. If we have anything, we will give it. If we should have anything, we would give it. If he had anything, he would give it. If he had had anything, he would have given it. He said that if he had anything, he would give it. He said that if he had had anything, he would have given it.
Page 48 - I am wiser than this man: neither of us probably knows anything that is really good, but he thinks that he has knowledge, when he has not, while I, having no knowledge, do not think that I have. I seem, at any rate, to be a little wiser than he is on this point: I do not think that I know what I do not know.
Page 71 - I give them this advice ; si quid ille se velit (I, 34, 6), if he wanted anything of him. c. With the passive of these verbs the accusative of the person becomes the subject, and the accusative of the thing is retained. Example: Haedui frumentum flagitabantur, the Haedui were asked for the grain; (ii) hoc monentur, they are given this advice.
Page 126 - Clearchus answered aglin in the same words — Peace, if we remain (literally to us remaining! ; war, if we go backwards or forwards. But he did not actually (say...
Page 18 - р, avrov cr, &c. (b) auras (nom.) is used for himself with the infinitive in indirect speech, when the subject of the main verb and the infinitive is the same (Syntax, 157 (a), below, 30 (3)). Фri avros тroiijaai, he said that he did it himself; ефri O,K Keivovs XX' airas o-rparr/yeiv, he said that not they, but himself, was general.

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