A Practical Introduction to Greek Prose Composition

A Practical Introduction to Greek Prose Composition

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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. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ... reference to the future. (See 238, note on examp. b.) ' This verb has a double augment: imperf. r'71' lXzi)n: ', aor. ivwx6, u1W l' Aor. 1., as perf., has a different meaning. on THE INFINITIVE-9'7 to advance.1 This wine is pleasant to drink. It is the nature of boys to pursue What is pleasant. 37. The Infinitive continued. 216. a) The infinitive with the article in the gen. sometimes denotes a motive 01' purpose. It may be considered as governed by Z1/zxu understood. Y 217. b) When the infinitive has a subject of its own, 5 the general rule is, that it stands in the accusative. 22'1I'hi).z rule holds good, when the-Znfin. is used with-r6, _ (as in. c. ' ' 218. b) A preposition with the may be equiva-i lent to a sentence introduced b a con'unction. i Y J... 219. d) But when the Sl1l)8Cl2 of the infinitive belongs to and is expressed with the former verb, it is generally not expressed with the infinitive. The examples in 221, show that this rule holds good, whether the subject of the injin. be the subject of the preceding verb or an oblique case governed by it.--ln the second example the accusative would be expressed even in Latin: dixit sefesttnare. 220. e) When the subject of the infinitive is ornittetl because expressed with the other verb, an adjective or substantive that forms the predicate with the injin. is mostly put in the same case that the subject of the infinitive stands in in the other clause. SB-Y, tpoiaxm (=give out "with a slight intimation that the thing is not exactly so." Viimel.) To feel or be thankful for, . xotgw stdevou (gen. Of thing) return thanks for, _ _223. The city was fortified, that no one" might do 1nury to the citizens. Nothing was done, because (221. b) that...show more

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