By Henry John Roby

Henry John Roby (1830-1915) was once a Cambridge-educated classicist whose influential profession integrated classes as a schoolmaster, professor of Roman legislation, businessman, academic reformer and Member of Parliament. effortless Latin Grammar (1862) is an entire, concise creation to the Latin language. Written for school room use, it offers crucial grammatical buildings within the clearest attainable demeanour, utilizing abundant fabric from the classical authors as demonstrations of uncomplicated rules. The e-book courses the reader via noun and adjective declensions and the total array of verb conjugations prior to turning to prosody and syntax, the place Roby's recommendations in Latin guideline are most obvious. easy, direct, and dependent upon examples together with texts via Livy and Cicero, the ebook exhibits scholars how you can parse easy sentences whereas additionally introducing them to extra sophisticated and intricate structures. It continues to be an invaluable source for lecturers of Latin, and a desirable rfile within the historical past of schooling.

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E) Future: as, I shall love. ( / ) Completed Future, or 2nd Future: as, / shall have loved. 4. e. the mode in which the action is conceived. (a) Indicative, expresses a direct assertion. (&) Subjunctive, expresses a supposition. (c) Imperative, expresses a command. e. the verb used mainly as substantive. (e) Participle, i. e. the verb used as an adjective. (f) Gerund and Gerundive,_ i. e. a participle used as a substantive and adjective. (g) Supine, i. e. certain cases of a verbal noun. B. The first three are called Finite moods, or the Finite verb.

GENDER OF NOUNS SUBSTANTIVE. § 35. MASCULINE. All names of males, peoples, winds, months, mountains, and rivers. The rivers Styx and Lethe are feminine. The names of months are really adjectives, agreeing with mensis. § 36. FEMININE. All names of females, countries, cities, islands, plants. Except rubus, bramble; dumus, thornhushj calamus, reed; carduus, thistle, &c. which are masculine. § 37. NEUTER. All indeclinable nouns. § 38. COMMON to masculine and feminine. Names derived from offices, employments, &c.

Te Plural. Nom. } Acc. S 'V AbL ( v5bls 2. Reflexive Pronoun, referring to subject of sentence. Singular and Plural. Ace. se (or sese), himself, herself, themselves Dat. slbi Abl. se (or sese) 26 Of Pronouns. § 56. The genitives of ego and tu were mis and Us, but these became obsolete after Plautus' time, and in place of the genitive of these pronouns and of se, the adjectives meus (voc. masc. mi), mine; noster, ours; tuus, thine; vester, yours; suus, his, her, or their are used* For the (a) possessive genitive, they are used as adjectives ; as, mea manus, my liand.

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