An Introduction to the Greek Language: Containing an Outline of the Grammar, with Appropriate Exercises

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S.C. Griggs, 1847 - Greek language - 172 pages
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Page 6 - ... developed by Thiersch, Buttmann, Kiihner and others. The plan of the work is to exhibit, clearly and succinctly, the principles of the grammar, in connection with numerous examples for the practice of the learner. These are to be successively mastered before the subsequent parts of the book are taken up. " If the author may be permitted to advert to his own experience as a teacher in Greek, he would express the conviction that the secret of success is to go slowly over the elements, and attend...
Page 19 - Also, a is sometimes Short in the end of a word, when the next begins with a vowel; as, Insvlce Ionia, fee.
Page 6 - He will not then feel that the region he has passed over swarms with enemies no less numerous and formidable than those he has yet to encounter.

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