Adam's Latin Grammar, with Some Improvements: And the Following Additions : Rules for the Right Pronunciation of the Latin Language, a Metrical Key to the Odes of Horace, a List of Latin Authors Arranged According to the Different Ages of Roman Literature, Tables, Showing the Value of the Various Coins, Weights, and Measures, Used Among the Romans

Hilliard, Gray, Little, and Wilkins, 1832 - 299 sider

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Side 201 - 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.
Side 75 - Romans, accordinor to Pliny, proceeded no further in this method of notation. If they had occasion to express a larger number, they did it by repetition ; thus, CCCIOOO, CCCIOOO, signified two hundred thousand, &c. We sometimes find thousands expressed by a straight line drawn over the top of the numeral letters. Thus, III. denotes three thousand ; X., ten thousand.
Side 86 - A verb is a word which expresses what is affirmed of things ; as, The boy reads. The sun shines. The man loves. Or, A verb is that part of speech which signifies to be, to do, or to suffer.
Side 75 - ... one two three four five six seven eight nine ten eleven twelve thirteen fourteen fifteen sixteen seventeen eighteen nineteen twenty thirty forty fifty sixty seventy eighty ninety one hundred two hundred three hundred four hundred five hundred...
Side 13 - In Latin there are as many syllables in a word as there are vowels or diphthongs in it ; unless when u with any other vowel comes after g, q, or *, as in lingua, qui, suadeo ; where the two vowels are not reckoned a diphthong, because the sound of the u vanishes, or is little heard.
Side 16 - DECLENSION. 1 . Nouns of the neuter gender have the Accusative and Vocative like the Nominative, in both numbers ; and these cases in the plural end always in a. 2. The Dative and Ablative plural end always alike.
Side 193 - The gerund in DO of the dative case is governed by adjectives signifying usefulness or fitness ; as, Charta utllis scribendo, Paper useful for writing.
Side 18 - Such nouni as are not found uniformly of the same grammatical gender, but sometimes of one gender and sometimes of another, are said to be of the doubtful gender. The common gender differs from the doubtful in this, that, as the signification of the noun includes the two sexes, it is always put in the masculine when applied to a male, and in the feminine when applied to a female ; as, hic conjux, a husband ; kac conjux, a wife ; and is confined to the masculine and femiaine gender.
Side 253 - When the quantity of a syllable is not fixed by some particular rule, it is said to be long or short by authority ; that is, according to the usage of the poets. Thus...
Side 210 - If no nominative come between relative and the verb. the relative will be the nominative to the verb. But if a nominative come between the relative and the verb, the relative will be of that case, which the verb or noun following, or the preposition going before, use to govern.

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