Adam's Latin Grammar: With Some Improvements and the Following Additions: Rules for the Right Pronunciation of the Latin Language; Metrical Key to the Odes of Horace; a List of Latin Authors Arranged According to the Different Ages of Roman Literature; Tables Showing the Value of the Various Coins, Weights and Measures Used Among the Romans
Hilliard, Gray, Little, Wilkins, 1829 - 299 Seiten
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Seite 151 - A compound sentence is made up of two or more simple sentences or phrases, and is commonly called a Period. The parts of which a compound sentence consists, are called Members or Clauses. In every compound sentence there are either several subjects and...
Seite 33 - Persons, only foretells : shall, on the contrary, in the first Person simply foretells; in the second and third Persons, promises, commands, or threatens.* But this must be understood of Explicative Sentences ; for when the Sentence is Interrogative, just the reverse, for the most part, takes place: Thus, "I shall go; you will go;" express event only: but, "will you go?
Seite 224 - Nones, and Ides. The first day of every month was called the Kalends ; the fifth day was called the Nones ; and the thirteenth day was called the Ides ; except in the months of March, May, July, and October, in which the nones fell upon the seventh day, and the ides on the fifteenth. In reckoning the days of their months, they counted backwards. Thus, the first day of January was marked Kalendis Januariix or Januarii, or, by contraction, Kal.
Seite 110 - Any Verb may have the same Case after it as before it, when both words refer to the same thing; as, Ego sum discipulus, I am a scholar. Tu vocäris Joannes, Той are named John. ¡lia incldit regina, She walks as a queen.
Seite 129 - XXVI. Verbs of asking and teaching govern two accusatives, the one of a person and the other of a thing ; as, Poscímus te pacem, We beg peace of thee. Docuit me grammatlcam, He taught me grammar.
Seite 6 - DECLENSION. 1 . Nouns of the neuter gender have the Accusative and Vocative like the Nominative, in both numbers ; and these cases in the plural end always in a. 2. The Dative and Ablative plural end always alike.
Seite 147 - The circumstances of place may be reduced to four particulars. 1. The place where, or in which. 2. The place whither, or to which. 3. The place whence, or from which. 4. The place by, or through which. AT or IN a place is put in the genitive ; unless...
Seite 193 - Thus le in lego is said to be short by authority, because it is always made short by the Latin poets. In most Latin words of one or two syllables, according to our manner of pronouncing, we can hardly distinguish by the ear a long syllable from a short.