An Introductory Latin Book: Intended as an Elementary Drill-book, on the Inflections and Principles of the Language, and as an Introduction to the Author's Grammar, Reader and Latin Composition

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D. Appleton, 1866 - 162 pages

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Page 115 - Ad, adversus (adversum), ante, apud, circa, circuin, circiter, cis, citra, contra, erga, extra, Infra, inter, intra, juxta, ob, penes, per, pone, post, praeter, prope, propter, secundum, supra, trans, ultra, versus : Ad urbem, to the city.
Page 134 - LINCOLN, of Brown University. "I have found the book in daily use with my class of very great service, very practical, and well suited to the wants of students. I am very much pleased with the Life of Tacitus and the Introduction, and Indeed with the literary character of the book throughout. We shall make the book a part of our Latin course.
Page 134 - Latin text,^ pproved by all the more recent editors. 2. A copious illustration of the grammatical constructions, as well as of the rhetorical and poetical usages peculiar to Tacitus. In a writer so concise it has been deemed necessary to pay particular regard to the connection of thought, and to the particles as the hinges of that connection.
Page 136 - Boise's Exercises in Greek Prose Composition. Adapted to the First Book of Xenophon's Anabasis. By JAMES R. BOISE, Prof, of Greek in University of Michigan.
Page 9 - The Latin, like the English, has three persons and two numbers. The first person denotes the speaker ; the second, the person spoken to ; the third, the person spoken of. The singular number denotes one, the plural more than one.
Page 129 - The book seems to me, as I anticipated it would be, a valuable addition to the works now in use among teachers of Latin in the schools of the United States, and for many of them it will undoubtedly form an advantageous substitute.
Page 136 - GREEK READING BOOK, For the Use of Schools ; containing the substance of the Practical Introduction to Greek Construing, and a Treatise on the Greek Particles, by the Rev.
Page 6 - In the pronunciation of Latin, every word has as many syllables as it has vowels and diphthongs ; thus the Latin words, more, vice, acute, and persuade, are pronounced, not as the same words are in English, but with their vowel sounds all heard in separate syllables ; thus, more, vi-ce, a-cu-te, per-sua-de.

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