Syntax of the Greek Language: Especially of the Attic Dialect, for the Use of Schools

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F. & J. Rivington, 1853 - Greek language - 274 pages

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Page 14 - Where parts of a whole are stated in numbers, the article is sometimes prefixed to the numeral (to denote the definiteness of the relation)' Madvig, GS 1 1 r б, and Khner, ii 551 33.
Page 169 - Sometimes after a verb in the aorist or historical present an aorist participle stands as apposition to the subject, not to denote an earlier, but a contemporary (single and momentary) action (in that, by — , and) so that the past is specially denoted in the action of the participle, just as it •would be in a verbum finilum with and, etc. Phaedo 60. C. ev eVoi'^oa? dvafj.vt'](ra<; pe.
Page 9 - A superlative (or other adjective) with a predicative noun, or a superlative standing alone as the predicate, never takes the article in Greek : nor does it stand with a substantive and the
Page 20 - An entire proposition may have a description of its purport, or of its predicate, annexed to it in the form of an apposition. In an active proposition, this apposition attaches itself to the object ; in a passive one, to the subject...
Page 172 - д single т for at, by -which the second member is joined to the first as an addition, is poetical and very rarely occurs in prose. Thucydides uses те to connect a new sentence which serves to corroborate, continue or enlarge upon, the preceding one (almost in the manner of K— S)'.
Page 165 - KH) is a poetical licence of not very frequent occurrence ; in the prose passages where it does occur there is apt to be a certain emphasis in the several and distinct expression of the action (the partie.) and its existence (/</').
Page 167 - R. 5) participle might attach itself. Sometimes, however, although the subject of the participle does so occur, the double-genitive is nevertheless used, in order to give more prominence to the participial sentence as a special circumstance : &utinкбтос rSrj ПерксХбоис (jrpario?
Page 135 - ... in order to give special prominence to the notion as opposed to others, or as already mentioned ; often so that the infinitive is emphatically put foremost in the sentence (almost as if it [ were, at regard* the) : Те <F av gvvoutTy rp" A/iou rif v yvvij levairo ; (Sopi.
Page 158 - ... or circumstance is put as the principal proposition, and that which in Greek is the principal proposition becomes the accessory definition (dependent sentence or expression with a preposition...

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