Elements of Latin Grammar

D. Appleton and Company, 1870 - 156 Seiten

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Seite 32 - ... gives the meaning of the verb in the form of a verbal noun of the second declension, used only in the genitive, dative, accusative, and ablative singular. It corresponds to the English participial noun in ING : amandi, of loving ; amandi causa, for the sake of loving.
Seite 154 - In the astrological system, the day, from sunrise to sunset, and the night, from sunset to sunrise, being each divided into twelve hours, it is plain that the hours of the day and night were never equal except just at the equinoxes. The hours attributed to the planets were of this unequal sort. See Kalendrier de Berg. loc. cit., and our author's treatise on the Astrolabe.
Seite 4 - 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.
Seite 154 - English date ; but it may be convenient also to have the following rule : I. If the day is numbered from the Nones or Ides, subtract the number diminished by one from the number of the day on which the Nones or Ides fall : VIII.
Seite 82 - DURATION OF TIME and EXTENT OF SPACE are expressed by the Accusative : Romulus septem et triginta regnavit annos, Romulus reigned thirlytemn years.

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