The Principles of Latin Grammar: Comprising the Substance of the Most Approved Grammars Extant : with an Appendix : for the Use of Schools and Colleges

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Pratt, Oakley, 1859 - 344 pagine
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Pagina 5 - A word of one syllable is called a monosyllable ; a word of two syllables, a dissyllable ; a word of three syllables, a trissyllable ; and a word of four or more syllables, a polysyllable. DIPHTHONGS AND TRIPHTHONGS. A diphthong is two vowels joined in one syllable ; as, ea in beat, ou in sound.
Pagina 197 - A PREPOSITION is a word which shows the relation between a noun or pronoun following it, and some other word in the sentence ; as, " The love OF money.'1'' —
Pagina 10 - A noun is in the third person, when it denotes the person or thing spoken of; as, " Washington was brave." — " Truth is mighty." 116. REMARK. — The third person is used sometimes for the first; as, " Thy servant became surety for the lad to my father.
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Pagina 321 - Latins, often cuts off the vowel at the end of " a word, when the next word begins with a vowel ; " though he does not, like the Greeks, wholly drop " the vowel, but ftill retains it in writing, like the
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Pagina 164 - PRES. Amaturus esse, To be about to love. PERF. Amaturus fuisse, To have been about to love.
Pagina 288 - A simple sentence or proposition consists of two parts — the subject and the predicate. The subject is that of which something is affirmed. The predicate is that which is affirmed of the subject...

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