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" ... are of different persons, the verb agrees with the first person in preference to the second, and with the second in preference to the third. Mon frère et moi (nous) vien- My brother and I will come. "
Elements of Greek Grammar: Used in Yale College - Page 125
by Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1833 - 259 pages
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Nature Displayed in Her Mode of Teaching Language to Man: Being a New and ...

Nicolas Gouin Dufief - French language - 1825
...to subjects of afferent persons, tho prououns subject are disjunctive, and the verb agrees with ihe first person, in preference to the second; and with the second, in preference to the third The active pronouns must attend the nrh, though they be omitted in English ; and, through politeness,...
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Introduction to the Hindoostanee Language: In Three Parts

William Yates - Urdu language - 1827 - 307 pages
...*" «-Л' men kill thou^—J sands with one sword* When two different persons occur in a sentence, the verb agrees with the first person in preference...and with the second in preference to the third ; as ¿^ } U. J *» we and you will go, £ 5 le- ¿ j J you and they will go. In quoting any phrase, or...
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A practical Latin grammar

L Edward Peithman - 1830
...etymology (sc. homines appellant). When pronouns of different persons are contained in one subject, the verb agrees with the first person in preference...and with the second in preference to the third; as, Hœc néque ego, ñeque tufêcïtmis, neither I nor you have done this. A pronoun is sometimes understood...
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An Introduction to English Grammar, on an Analytical Plan: Adapted to the ...

Samuel Webber - English language - 1832 - 116 pages
...of different persons, the verb is made ts agree with the person first in order of number; that is, with the first person in preference to the second,...and with the second in preference to the third; as, " You and / will go, we shall enjoy it much." An Infinitive Mode, Participle, imperfect phrase, or...
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A French Grammar: Or, Plain Instructions for the Learning of French. In a ...

William Cobbett - French language - 1832 - 368 pages
...Their contents belong to the numbers of verbs as well as to the heads under which they are placed. the first person in preference to the second, and with the second in preference to the third. It is, however, the same in English : as you and I are poor : vous et raoi nous sqmmes pauvres. Mark,...
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Nature Displayed in Her Mode of Teaching Language to Man: Being a ..., Volume 2

French language - 1834
...— When a verb relates to subjects of different persons, the pronouns subject are disjunctive, and the verb agrees with the first person, in preference...second; and with the second, in preference to the third The art in- pronouns must attend the verb, though they be omitted in English ; and, through politeness,...
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Introduction to the Hindustání Language: In Three Parts, Viz., Grammar ...

William Yates - Urdu language - 1836 - 261 pages
...ko marl is hain men kill thousands with one sword. When two different persons occur in a sentence, the verb agrees with the first person in preference...and with the second in preference to the third ; as, ham turn jawenge we and you will go ; turn we jaoge you and they will go. kaha, kih main nah jaunga,...
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Introduction to the German language: comprising a German grammar, with an ...

David Fosdick - German language - 1838 - 271 pages
...verb relates to several nominatives of dînèrent persons, it is indeed put in the plural number, but agrees with the first person in preference to the...second, and with the second in preference to the third ; eg Su Itnb td) finb ^iertn gleicf)er SOîemung, you and I are herein of thç same opinion (finb first...
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Rudiments of English composition. [With] Key

Alexander Reid - 1839
...in fault.' 7. When two or more nominatives of different persons are joined by the conjunction and, the verb agrees with the first person in preference...and with the second in preference to the third; as, ' You and I have learned our lessons ;' ' You and he have received your reward.' 8. When two nouns...
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A new English grammar

Brandon Turner - 1840
...as, " Art, empire, earth itself, to change are doom'd." — Keattie. OBs. 2. — When the nominatives are of different persons, the verb agrees with the...second, and with the second in preference to the third ; for thou and I (or lie, thou, and I) are equivalent to we; and thou and he are equivalent to you:...
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