The Rudiments of Latin and English Grammar: Designed to Facilitate the Study of Both Languages by Connecting Them Together

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E. and E. Hosford, 1820 - 232 Seiten

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Seite 117 - Words in sentences have a twofold relation to one another : namely, that of Concord or Agreement ; and that of Government or Influence. Concord, is when one word agrees with another in some accidents; as, in gender, number, person, or case. Government, is when one word requires another to be put in a certain case, or mode.
Seite 153 - COMPOUND SENTENCES. A compound sentence is that which has more than one nominative, or one finite verb. 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 one attribute, or several attributes and...
Seite 155 - If the substantives be of different persons, the verb plural must agree with the first person rather than the second, and with the second rather than the third ; as...
Seite 121 - 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 180 - ANALYSIS AND TRANSLATION. The difficulty of translating either from English into Latin, or from Latin into English, arises in a great measure from the different arrangement of words, which takes place in the two languages.
Seite 140 - The gerund in DO of the dative case is governed by adjectives signifying, usefulness or fitness ; as, Charty ifMis scfibendo, Paper useful for writing.
Seite 48 - RULES. 1. Adjectives of the third declension have e or i in the ablative singular; but if the neuter be in e, the ablative has i only.
Seite 178 - Latinam linguam, to translate, verba, to use metaphorically , culpam in eum, & rejicére, to lay the blame on him. II. FIGURES OF SYNTAX. A Figure is a manner of speaking different from the ordinary and plain way, used for the sake of beauty or force. The figures of Syntax or Construction may be reduced to these three, Ellipsis, Plionasm, and Hyperbaton.
Seite 147 - The prepositions in, sub, super, and subter, govern the accusative, when motion to a place is signified; but when motion or rest in a place is signified, in and sub govern the ablative, super and subter either the accusative or ablative.
Seite 197 - Л, in the end of a word declined by cases, is short ; as, Musa, templa, Tydeä, lampada.

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