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adverb allé aller auxiliary verbs bien brother C'est cent compound tenses conjugation conjunction definite article deux ending English verb English word etre EXERCISE explained express an action expressed in French faire fait father feminine formed French language FRENCH PRONOUN French verb gender and number give grammar grammarians grave accent h mute hadst homme imperative imperfect infinitive instances irregular verbs J'ai lady language learner livre masculine means mood negative nominative noun objective direct observed parl-e participle present partitive article past participle pere personal pronoun phrase placed PLUPERFECT plural possessive adjective prefixed preposition PRETERIT INDEFINITE pronominal pronominal verb punish pupil qu'il quatre relative pronoun Remark rendered repent rule sense sentence signifies sing singular sister sometimes sound speak spoken subjunctive subjunctive mood substantive third person thou hast tion tive Tout translated in French VERB Avoir vowel wish
Page ii - BBOWN, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : " Sertorius : or, the Roman Patriot.
Page 123 - Grammarians commonly reckon three degrees of comparison ; the positive, the comparative, and the superlative. The positive is the adjective expressing the quality of an object, without any increase, or diminution, as beau, belle. EXERCISE. A child gentle, amiable, and decile, is beloved by every enfant m. dour, aimable — iiiim
Page 39 - A pronoun is a word used instead of a noun, to prevent the too frequent repetition of the same word.
Page ii - Congress of the United States, entitled "an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the time therein mentioned." And also to an act entitled "an act supplementary to an act entitled an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the...
Page 103 - Eoro, the Tagus, and the Douro, in Spain ; the Po, in Italy ; the Thames, and the Severn, in England ; and the Shannon, in Ireland. 3. The principal mountains in Europe are the Daarne...
Page 31 - The possessive adjectives, in French, agree in gender and number with the object possessed, and not with the possessor, as in English.
Page 42 - A verb is a word which signifies to be, to do, or to suffer ; as, I am — I rule — I am ruled.
Page 125 - The adjective is in the superlative degree, when it expresses the quality in a very high, or in its highest state : hence there are two sorts of superlatives, the absolute and the relative. The superlative absolute is formed by putting tres, fort, bien, very, before the adjective ; it is called -absolute, because it does not express any relation to other objects.