A New Method of Learning the German Language Embracing Both the Analytic and Synthetic Modes of Instruction ...

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S.C. Griggs & Company, 1863 - 523 pages
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Page 185 - Participles have the same government as the verbs from which they are derived. The preposition of, therefore, should not be used after the participle, when the verb does not require it. Thus, in phrases like the following, of is improper : " Keeping of one day in seven ;" — " By preaching of repentance ;" —
Page 528 - THE EXERCISES IN FASQUELLE'S FRENCH COURSE. Price, 75 cents. III. FASQUELLE'S COLLOQUIAL FRENCH READER. 260 Радея. Duodecimo. Price, 75 cents. Containing Interesting Narratives from the best French writers, for translation into English, accompanied by Conversational Exercises. With Grammatical References to Fasquelle's New French...
Page 529 - ESTHER, and ATHALIE. The Notes will be found, in all the plays, sufficiently full, without being diffuse ; in Les Plaideurs, the only comedy written by Racine, the explanations, however, are much fuller than the others. VII. FASQUELLE'S INTRODUCTORY FRENCH COURSE. ISmo. Price, 56 cents. A new work, on the plan of the larger " Course,
Page 527 - ... as much or as little of either as he deems proper. 3. The " Course " commences with a complete though short treatise on pronunciation, presenting the power of each letter as initial, medial, or final, and also its sound when final and carried to the next word, in reading or speaking. 4. The changes in the words are presented in the most simple manner, and copiously exemplified by conversational phrases.
Page 425 - A pronoun must agree with its antecedent, or the noun or pronoun which it represents, in person, number, and gender.
Page 93 - When the antecedents are of different persons, the first person is preferred to the second, and the second to the third ; as, "John, and thou, and I, are attached to our country.
Page 302 - It is, in fact, the ваше word with a different use ; and is distinguished from it, in speaking and writing, only by a stronger emphasis and by being usually written with a capital initial. This is the form which it has, when immediately before a noun, or before an adjective qualifying a noun. Thus : Masculine. Feminine.
Page 527 - The rules of composition, grammatical and idiomatical, are introduced gradually, so as not to offer too many difficulties at one time. 6. The verbs are grouped by tenses, and comparisons instituted, showing their resemblance or difference of termination in the different conjugations. 7. The second, or theoretical part, offers, in a condensed form, a solution of the principal difficulties of the language. 8. The Rules are deduced from the best authorities, and illustrated by short extracts from the...
Page 317 - ... (2) When, however, in such case, the design is to represent the individuals constituting a plural subject as acting one upon another, the pronoun is said to be reciprocal...
Page 529 - Series has been recommended by STATE SUPERINTENDENTS and BOARDS OF EDUCATION, by hundreds of distinguished PROFESSORS and TEACHERS, whose testimonials would fill a volume. The following are specimens : JOSEPH WM. JENKS, Professor of Languages in the University •f Urbana, O., says: — " I have taught many classes in the French language, and a not hesitate to say, that ' Fasquelle's French Course' is superior to any other Freno Grammar I have met with, for teaching French to those whose mother-tongue...

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