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" English verb, which, unlike the Greek and Latin verb, has only two or three varieties in its termination; yet, we perplex the learner with no less than... "
A New Method of Learning the German Language: Embracing Both the Analytic ... - Page 324
by W. H. Woodbury - 1852 - 504 pages
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An introduction to English grammar

William Jillard Hort - 1822
...expresses the action, or attributes the property. Thus, verbs are said to have six tenses ; namely, the Present, the Imperfect, the Perfect, the Pluperfect, the first Future, and the second Future. The present tense, as its name implies, expresses the actual immediate existence of some object, or...
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A Practical Grammar of the English Language: In which the Principles ...

Roscoe Goddard Greene - English language - 1830 - 111 pages
...simply indicates, or declares a thing. OF TENSE. Tense is a distinction of Time. The Indicative Mood has six tenses; viz. — the Present, the Imperfect, the Perfect, the Pluperfect, the First, and the Second Future Tenses. The Present Tense represents an action or event, as passing at the time...
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The Christian library: A reprint of popular religious works, Volume 6

Richard Watson, Thomas Taylor, Thomas Raffles, Francis Augustus Cox, Andrew Fuller, Baron Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux, Edward Craig, Andrew Reed, Blaise Pascal - Christian biography - 1836
...varieties in its termination ; yet, we perplex the learner with no leas than six different tenses — the present, the imperfect, the perfect, the pluperfect, the first future, and the future perfect, — while nature and common sense point out only three distinctions of time in which...
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The Christian Library: A Weekly Republication of Popular Religious ..., Volume 6

Religion - 1836
...varieties in its termination ; yet, we perplex the learner with no less than six different tenses — the present, the imperfect, the perfect, the pluperfect, the first future, and the future perfect, — while nature and common sense point out only three distinctions of time in which...
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On the mental illumination and moral improvement of mankind: or, an inquiry ...

Thomas Dick - Philosophy - 1836 - 462 pages
...varieties in its termination; yet, we perplex the learner with no less than six different tenses — the present, the imperfect, the perfect, the pluperfect, the first future, and the future perfect, — while nature and common sense point out only three distinctions of time in which...
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On the Mental Illumination and Moral Improvement of Mankind: Or, an Inquiry ...

Thomas Dick - Education - 1836 - 462 pages
...varieties in its termination; yet, we perplex the learner with no less than six different tenses—the present, the imperfect, the perfect, the pluperfect, the first future, and the future perfect,—while nature and common sense point out only three distinctions of time in which...
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A practical grammar of the English language in which the principles ...

Roscoe Goddard Greene - 1839
...indicates or declares an action or event. OF TENSE. Tense is a distinction of time. The Indicative Mode has six Tenses, viz. the Present, the Imperfect, the Perfect,...the Pluperfect, the First Future, and the Second. The Present Tense represents an action or event as passing at the time in which it is mentioned. The...
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On the mental illumination and moral improvement of mankind

Thomas Dick - 1840
...varieties in its termination ; yet, we perplex the learner with no less than six different tenses — the present, the imperfect, the perfect, the pluperfect, the first future, and the future perfect, — while nature and common sense point out only three distinctions of time in which...
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Analytical Grammar of the English Language, Embracing the Introductive and ...

Dyer Hook Sanborn - 1848
...the Present, the Past, and the Future. 484. The greatest number of tenses which verbs have, is six ; the Present, the Imperfect, the Perfect, the Pluperfect, the First Future, and the Second Future. 485. Verbs in the Present tense denote what happens or is happening at the present time ; as, " I desire...
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Weld's English Grammar

Allen Hayden Weld - English language - 1848 - 228 pages
...the verb to denote the time in which any thing exists, or is taking place. 2. Verbs have six tenses. The Present, the Imperfect, the Perfect, the Pluperfect, the First Future, and the Second Future. 3. The Present tense denotes what takes place in the present time ; and is also employed in stating...
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