Manual Latin Grammar

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Page 104 - HIGH on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold...
Page 3 - Words of more than two syllables are accented on the Penult, if that is long: as, Smi"cus, friend ; if it is short or common, then on the Antepenult : as, do'minus, a'lacris.
Page 11 - Feminine are nouns in -do, -go, -io, -as, -es, -is, -us, -ys, -x, and in -s when preceded by a consonant. c. Neuter are all others; namely, nouns in -a, -e, -i, -y, -c, -1, -n, -t, -ar, -ur, -us. FOURTH DECLENSION 29.
Page 108 - A noun in the plural is said to increase, when in any case it has more syllables than the genitive singular ; as, gener, generi, generorum.
Page 14 - ADJECTIVES are either of the first and second declension, or of the third only...
Page 106 - A syllable ending in a short vowel before a mute, followed by 1 or r, is common (13) : teni-brae, darkness. In early Latin it is regularly short ; so, too, when the mute and liquid begin a word.
Page 44 - The positive is formed from adjectives of the first and second declensions by adding -e to the base; as latus, wide...
Page 5 - Vocative is always the same with the Nominative, except in the singular of nouns in us of the second declension.
Page 115 - HEXAMETEB. 1100. This is the most common of all Greek verses, being the established measure for epic, didactic, and bucolic poetry. It consists of six feet, of which the last is always a spondee.* Each of the others may be at pleasure a dactyl or a spondee, but the dactyl prevails ; especially in the fifth place, where hardly one line in twenty has the spondee (spondaic verse, see example below). The third foot is almost always divided by a caesura, and this is usually the principal caesura...
Page 54 - Adjectives, Adjective Pronouns, and Participles agree with their nouns in Gender, Number, and Case.

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