Adam's Latin Grammar, with Some Improvements; And the Following Additions

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

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ...The different passions have commonly different words to express them" thus, 1. JOY; as, evax'. hey, brave, lo 2. GRIEF; as, all, hei, heu, then! ah, alas, woe! 3. WONDER; as, papa! O strange! vah! hah! 4. PRAISE; as, cuge 7 well done! 5. AVJERSION; as, apage! away, begone, avaunt, off, fie, tush1 6. EXCLAIMING; as, Oh, proh! O! 7. SURPRISE or FEAR; as, atat 1 ha, aha! & IMPRECATION; as, pa! woe, pox on't' 9 LAUGHTER; 'as, ha, ha, he! 10 SILENCING; as, au, 'st, pax! silence, hush, 'st' 11 CALLING.; as, eho, ehddum, io, ho! soho, ho, O! 12. DERISION; as, hui! away with 1 13. ATTENTION; as, hem.' ha! Some interjections denote several different passions; thus, Vah is used to express joy, and sorrow, and wonder, &c. Adjectives of the neuter gender are sometimes used for interjections; as, Malum! with a mischief! Infandum! O shame! fy, fy! Mislrum! 0 wretched! Nefas! O the villany! CONJUNCTION. A conjunction is an indeclinable word, which serves to join sentences together. Thus, " You and / and the boy read Virgil," is one sentence made up of these three, by the conjunction and, twice employed; I read Virgil, You. read Virgil; The hoy reads Virgil. In like manner, "You and I read Virgil, but the boy reads Ovid," is one sentence, made up of three, by the conjunctions and and but. Conjunctions, according to their different meaning, are divided into the following classes: 1. COPULATIVE; as, et, at, atque, que, and; Uiam, quique, item, also; cum, tum, both, and. Also their contraries, nec, nlque, neu, neve, neither, nor. 2. DISJUNCTIVE; as, out, ve, vel, seu, sive, cither, or. 3. CONCESSIVE; as, etsi, etiamsi, tamctsi, licet, quanquam, quam tis, though, although, albeit. 4. ADVERSATIVE; as, sed, verum, autem, more

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