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&vig a.or accent accusative adjectives adverbs anapaest annex Aorist apodosis Aristoph augment catalectic Compare compounds connecting vowel consonant contracted dactyl dative declension declined denoting dialect diphthong Doric drop Dual enclitic equivalent éyò feminine followed future genitive Greek Homeric ibid imperat IMPERATIVE MOOD imperf infin infinitive Ionians Ionic last syllable liquid verbs masc MOOD neut neuter nominative Note nouns oëx optative OPTATIVE MOOD participle pass passive penult perf perfect perſ person pluperf pluperfect plur plural preceding preposition pres present pronoun second aorist signifying Sing sometimes spondee stands struck subj subjunctive SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD substantive Synonymous takes táv terminations thing thou tiſs tive toč toū töv trochee twº uèv verbs vowel word Zeus
Page 269 - Trust not for freedom to the Franks, — They have a king who buys and sells. In native swords and native ranks The only hope of courage dwells; But Turkish force and Latin fraud Would break your shield, however broad.
Page 176 - A relative agrees with its antecedent in gender and number ; but its case depends on the construction of the clause in which it stands.
Page 13 - A syllable is long by position, when its vowel is followed by two consonants or a double consonant ; as in ор-ги£ quail.
Page 267 - Caesura in metre is the separation, by the ending of a word, of syllables rhythmically or metrically connected.
Page 184 - ... because it is the expression of a single thought, and contains only one Subject and one Predicate. All other sentences are merely combinations of Simple Sentences. They must therefore contain two or more Subjects, and two or more Predicates. The Subject in every Simple Sentence is that of which something is affirmed ; the Predicate is that which is affirmed of the Subject.
Page 16 - TO'I, pa, and the inseparable particle -$e. 2. If the word before the enclitic has the acute on the antepenult, or the circumflex on the penult, the accent of the enclitic is dropped, and the acute is placed on the last syllable of the preceding word ; as avOpunr6<j TK, Sei^ov noi, OVTOS 3.
Page 25 - ... called masculine, feminine, or neuter, when it requires an adjective or article to take the form adapted to either of these genders. The gender is often indicated by prefixing the article ; as (ó) ¿vr¡p, man ; (rç) *fwr\, woman ; (то) thing.
Page 14 - There are three accents, the acute ('), the grave (v), and the circumflex ("). The acute can stand only on one of the last three syllables of a word, the circumflex only on one of the last two, and the grave only on the last. The circumflex can stand only on a syllable long by nature.
Page 268 - Like a scarce awakened ocean, Then with stronger shock and louder, Till the rocks are crushed to powder,— Onward sweeps the rolling host! Heroes of the immortal boast! Mighty Chiefs! eternal shadows! First flowers of the bloody meadows Which encompass Rome, the mother Of a people without brother! Will you sleep when nations' quarrels Plough the root up of your laurels?