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*. : EXERCISES IN ETYMOLOGY, sYNTAx AND
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FREDERIC P. LEVERETTg,
principAL of the public lAtin SCHOol in Boston.

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BOSTON:
PUBLISHED BY HILLI ABD, G R A Y & C0.

1838.

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I)iatrict Clerk'a Of/ice Be ut asmemberard, That on the nineteenth day of December, A. D. 1829, and in the fifty-fourth year of the Independence of thé United 8tates of America, Hil1.1arad, GRAw, Little & Wilxins, of the said District, have deposited in this Office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words fylVowing, to wit:—

“The New Latin Tutor; or Exercises in Etymology, Syntax and Prosody : compiled chiefly from the best English Works. By Frederic P. Leverett, Principal of the Public Latin School in Boston.'?

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The great mystery of the position of words in the Latin tongue lies principally in these two points, viz.

1. That the word governed be placed before the word which governs it.

2. That the word agreeing be placed after the word with which it agrees.

These two may be termed the maxims of position ; and from them result various rules, which may be conveniently divided into two classes, viz.

1. Rules resulting from the government of words. 2. Rules resulting from the agreemert of words. To which add a third class, viz.

3. Miscellaneous rules, not reducible to either of the two classes foregoing.

* The following Rules are from Lyne's Latin Primer.

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