A Brief Italian Grammar with Exercises

A Brief Italian Grammar with Exercises

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...Yet, for the benefit of those who may wish some further practice in Italian construction, the following few exercises on the more common syntactical pecularities of the language, etc., are added to the preceding. EXERCISE XVIII. Articles, 83-86. 1. Idleness is the parent of vice. 2. Winds purify the air. 3. Flowers are the ornaments of gardens. 4. Gold is tried (reyt) in the fire, a ('the') friend in misfortune. 5. The oak has a hard bark. 6. Emperor Charles the Fifth made Francis the First, king of France, prisoner. 7. Tobacco is an American plant ('plant of America'). 8. Dresden is in Saxony. 9. Mr. Morelli comes three times a week. 10. This cloth costs five lire a yard. 11. What time is it? It is five o'clock. 12. His brother, who appears to be an excellent man was elected a deputy. 13. They recognized Arione, the harp player. EXERCISE XIX. _ Adjectives, Numerals, Pronouns, 87-101. 1. The order and beauty of the world are evident proofs of the existence of a supreme being. 2. My brother and sister have ( 70 (1) left. 3. Paris is a very beautiful city. 4. Turin is a new city, but Rome is an old city. 5. A ('the') brave and courteous man is esteemed by all. 6. He is atall man, but not a great man. 7. We shall leave the fourth of June. 8. What o'clock is it? It is ten minutes of four. 9. Nature has given us two ears and one mouth, that we may hear ( 112 0) much and speak ('that we may speak') little. 10. It does not concern me to help her out of it (ne). 11. Every rose has its thorns. 12. Virtue is a reward in itself. 13. He is young, but she is old (-render two ways). 14. We have givenhim a hundred lire, which was a great help to (per) him....show more

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  • 9781236983473