The First Lines Of English Grammar; Being A Brief Abstract Of The Author's Larger Work, Designed…

Paperback | February 1, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854. Excerpt: ... SYNOPSIS OF THE FIRST EXAMPLE. First Person Singular. Ind. I love, I loved, I have loved, I had loved, I shall love, 1 hall have loved. Pot. I may love, I might love, I may have loved, I might have loved. Subj. If I love, If 1 loved. Second Person Singular. Ind. Thou lovest, Thou lovedst, Thou hast loved, Thou hadst loved, Thou wilt love, Thou wilt have loved. Pot. Thou mayst love, Thou mightst love, Thou mayst have loved, Thou mightst have loved. Subj. If thou love, If thou loved. Imp. Love thou, or Do thou love. Third Person Singular. Ind. He loves, He loved, He has loved, He had loved, He will love, He will have loved. Pot. He may love, He might love, He may have loved, He might have loved. Subj. If he love, If he loved. First Person Plural. Ind. We love, We loved, We have loved, We had loved, We shall love, We shall have loved. Pot. We may love, We might love, We may have loved, We might have loved. Subj. If we love, If we loved. " In the familiar use of the second person singular, as retained by the Society of Friends, the verb is usually varied only in the present tense of the indicative mood, and in the auxiliary hast of the perfect. Thus; Ind. Thou lovest, Thou loved. Thou hast loved. Thou had loved, Thou will love, Thou will have loved. Pot. Thou may love, Thou might love. Thou may have loved, Thou might have loved. Subj. If thou love, If thou loved. Imp. Love thou, or Do thou love. To avoid an unnecessary increase of syllables, the formation of the second person singular of the present tense, is also in some degree simplified, and rendered closely analogous to that of the third person singular: st or eat being added for the former exactly as s or es is added for the latter: as, I know thou knowst, he knows. I read, thou reads/, he reads; I take,...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854. Excerpt: ... SYNOPSIS OF THE FIRST EXAMPLE. First Person Singular. Ind. I love, I loved, I have loved, I had loved, I shall love, 1 hall ha...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021729426X

ISBN - 13:9780217294263

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