Xenophon's Anabasis of Cyrus: books iii. iv., with a Gr. syntax, notes [&c.] by R.W. Taylor. [2 issues, the 2nd with a vocabulary].

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Page 7 - Sentences are of two kinds, SIMPLE and COMPOUND. A simple sentence has in it but one subject and one finite verb : as,
Page 37 - ... sometimes not ; over this is spread some of the earth that was excavated from below; this is well trodden down, then 'more earth is added, and on the top of all is laid the turf which formed the surface of the soil before it was moved. Round the stable, in no particular order, smaller rooms are formed ; if they are large, their roofs are supported by columns like the stable. In a large house there are often two stables. The space of ground taken up by a rich man's house is prodigious, the turfed...
Page 37 - English acre in extent; then the whole space is excavated to the depth of about five feet: one part of the excavation is set apart for the great cowstable; this may be fifty or one hundred feet long, and nearly as wide. Having got so far, some trees are the next requisite; these trees being cut down, the trunks are chopped into lengths of eight or nine feet, the general height of the rooms, and are placed in two or four rows to be used as columns down the great stable; the larger branches, without...
Page 1 - Hence many verbs of asking, teaching, concealing, clothing, depriving, etc., take two Accusatives, one of the person, the other of the thing ; /и/и o-ffat TOUS oticovvTa.s "EXXijpat rty 7Ч"> ' to take away the land from the Greeks who were inhabiting it.
Page 37 - ... or mud ; their ceilings are contrived by laying beams across each other, two along and two across, in the form of a low pyramid, so that the ceiling is a kind of low square dome : the smaller rooms form store-rooms and apartments for the women. Each room has a rough stone fire-place opposite the door; and in the roof, generally over the door, there is" one window about eighteen inches square, glazed with a piece of oiled paper.
Page 49 - Beyboort and Erzeroom, from whence it has no chance of being rescued till next summer. It was the impassable character of this country, and the treacherous habits of the robber tribes of Koordistan, which made the retreat of Xenophon and the Ten Thousand through the same regions the wonderful event which it has been always considered. While this is the nature of the elevated lands and mountains, the valleys which surround the snowy regions are absolutely pestiferous : in many of them no one can sleep...
Page 57 - The rules that follow are written, as far as differences of idiom will allow, on the lines of the First Memorial Syntax in the Public School Latin Primer, which it is supposed that the pupil will have learnt. Some few rules, such as those on the Composite Subject, have consequently been omitted. On Agreement. 1. A Finite Verb agrees with its Subject in Number and Person. Exceptions. — (a) A Plural Subject of the neuter gender is followed by a verb in the singular ; uara iirrt т& 6pr, ' the...
Page 37 - ... for the house is thrown back again upon the roof in such a manner that on three sides there is often no sign of any dwelling existing underneath. The entrance is on the lower side of the slope, and there the mound is often visible, as it is raised four or five feet above the level of the hill-side. There are no fences to keep people off the roof, which has no appearance different from the rest of the country. It...
Page 37 - ... dwelling existing underneath. The entrance is on the lower side of the slope, and there the mound is often visible, as it is raised four or five feet above the level of the hill-side. There are no fences to keep people off the roof, which has no appearance different from the rest of the country. It is often only the dirt opposite the doors, the cattle, and people standing about, which gives information of a small village being present ; particularly during the eight months of snow and ice and...

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