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Page ii - ... encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned * ; and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Page 131 - But if a nominative come between the relative and the verb, the relative will be of that case, which the verb or noun following, or the preposition going before, use to govern.
Page 133 - 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, Si tu et Tullia, valetis, ego et Cicero valemus, If you and TulUa are well, I and Cicero are well.
Page 198 - VERSE. 1. HEXAMETER. The Hexameter or heroic verse consists of six feet. Of these the fifth is a dactyle, and the sixth a spondee ; all the rest may be either dactyles or spondees ; as, Ludere I quffi velíuíUu dumRe lém cala- I mo per- I mïsït ä- I gristl.
Page 199 - ... we usually make at a comma. 2. PENTAMETER. The Pentameter verse consists of five feet. Of these the two first are either dactyles or spondees ; the third, always a spondee ; and the fourth and fifth, an unaptcstus ; as, Natu- | roe sSquT- | tur se- | mini quls- | quS suae.
Page 46 - ... hundred, six hundred. seven hundred, eight hundred. nine hundred, a thousand. two thousand.
Page 130 - Any Verb may have the same Case after it as before it, when both words refer to the same thing; as, Ego sum discipulus, I am a scholar. Tu vocäris Joannes, Той are named John. ¡lia incldit regina, She walks as a queen.
Page 187 - Syllables, with respect to their quantity, are either long or short. A long syllable in pronouncing requires double the time of a short ; as, tendere.