The Rudiments of the Latin Tongue, Or, A Plain and Easy Introduction to Latin Grammar: Wherein the Principles of the Language are Methodically Digested, Both in English and Latin : with Useful Notes and Observations, Explaining the Terms of Grammar, and Further Improving Its Rules

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I. Riley & Company, and Brisban & Brannan, 1807 - 168 pages

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Page 163 - Diliges Dominum Deum tuum ex toto corde tuo, et ex tota anima tua, et ex omnibus viribus tuis, et ex omni mente tua : et proximum tuum sicut teipsum.
Page 128 - A noun in the plural is said to increase, when in any case it has more syllables than the genitive singular ; as, gener, generi, generorum.
Page 97 - When the subjects are of different persons, the verb will be in the first person rather than the second, and the second rather than the third : as, si tu et Tullia valetis ego et Cicero valemus (Fam. xiv. 5), if you and Tullia are well, Cicero and I are well.
Page 138 - It is so called, because when the number of syllables requisite is completed, we always turn back to the beginning of a new line. The parts into which we divide a verse, to see if it have its just number of syllables, are called Feet. A verse is divided into different feet, rather to ascertain its measure, than to regulate its pronunciation.
Page 139 - HEXAMETER. The Hexameter or heroic verse consists of six feet. Of these the fifth is a dactyle, and the sixth a spondee ; all the rest may be either dactyles or spondees ; as, Ludere I quffi velíuíUu dumRe lém cala- I mo per- I mïsït ä- I gristl.
Page 151 - Spem tibi polliciti certam promittere noli : rara fides ideo est, quia multi multa loquuntur. 14. Cum te aliquis laudat, iudex tuus esse memento ; plus aliis de te quam tu tibi credere noli.
Page 162 - ... debitoribus nostris; et ne nos inducas in tentationem, sed libera nos a malo ; quia tuum est regnum, et potentia, et gloria, in saecula saeculorum.
Page 81 - Adverbs seem originally to have been contrived to express compendiously in one word, what must otherwise have required two or more : as, " He acted wisely," for he acted with wisdom ; "prudently," for, with prudence;
Page 96 - But if a' nominative come between the relative and the verb, the relative will be of that case, which the verb or noun fallowing, or the preposition going before, usually govern.
Page 152 - Ne tibi quid desit quaesitis utere parce; Utque quod est serves, semper tibi deesse putato.

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