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LESSONS IN LATIN.-XLI.

will be inflamed with the love of life. 12. Thou canst not see truth 30

long as thy mind is covered with error, 13. He was carried into Italy. DEVIATIONS IN THE THIRD CONJUGATION (continued). 14. They will be carried to those coasts. 15. The general brarely 6. Perfect in ); Supine in -SUM.

defended the city. 16. The city will be well defended by the citizens. a. The stem ends in d or t.

17. The colonies of England lay spread in all parts of the world. i. Cando, found in compounds; as, accendo, accenděre, accendi,

7. Perfect with Reduplication. accensum, to kindle, to inflame.

The reduplication in the verbs, the first vowel of whose stem ii. Cūdo, cudere, cudi, cusum, to forge.

is i, o, or u, consists in the repetition of the first consonant of iii. Edo, ědere, ēdi, esum, to eat.

the stem, together with that vowel ; in the rest, however, it iv. Fendo, found in compounds; as, defendo, defendere, consists in the repetition of the first consonant of the stem, todefendi, defensum, to defend, protect.

gether with e. The compounds have, in the perfect, no redupli1. Fodio, fodere, fodi, fossum, to dig.

cation; except those from curro, I run; disco, I learn; and vi. Fundo, füdere, fūdi, füsum, to pour out.

posco, I demand. vii. Mando, mandere, mandi, mansum, to chew.

i. Cado, cadere, cecidi, casum, to fall, happen. Compounds are viii. Pando, pandere, pandi, pansum, and passum, to spread in cặdo, cădere, cīdi, cāsum, thus : occido, I go down, die ; incido, out, to open.

I fall on (E. R. incident); recido, I fall back; the rest want ix. Prehendo, prehendere, prehendi, prehensum, to lay hold of. the supine; as, concido, concidere, concidi, to fall together.

X. Scando, scandere, scandi, scansum, to climb, mount. Com ii. Cado, cædere, cecidi, cæsum, to cut, to kill. Compounds pounds are in scendo, scendi, scensum ; as, ascendo, to get up to. are in cido, cidere, cidi, cisum; as, occido, I put to death.

xi. Sido, sidere, sēdi (no supine), to sit down, to sink. Com iii. Cano, canere, cecini, cantum, to sing. Componnds in pounds are in sido, sidere, sedí, sessum; as, consido, to set one's cīno, cinere, cinui; so concino, to sing together; and occino, to self down.

sing inauspiciously; the rest are without perfect and supine. xii. Strido, stridere, stridi (no supine), to crack, hiss.

iv. Curro, currero, cucurri, cursum, to run. Most of the comxiii. Verto, vertere, verti, versum, to turn.

pounds in the perfect have, but oftener have not, the reduplixiv. Fido, fidere, fisus sum, to trust ; so confidere, to confide; cation. diffidere, to distrust.

v. Disco, discere, didici (no supine, but disciturns), to leam; 6. The stem ends in l or .

so the compounds, as perdisco, perdiscere, perdidici, to learn xv. Vello, vellere, velli

, vulsum, to pluck. Convello has in thoroughly. the perfect convelli; but avello and evello have avelli, evelli,

vi. Fallo, fallere, fefelli, falsum, to deceive; fallit me, it and (seldom) avulsi, evulsi.

escapes me, I am not aware, I am unconscious. The participle xvi. Psallo, psallere, psalli (no supine), to play on the lyre. falsus, false, is mostly employed as an adjective; compound, xvii. Sallo, sallere (no perfect), salsum, to salt.

refello, refellere, refelli (no supine), to refute. xviii. Verro, verrere, verri, versum, to sweep, clean.

vii. (Pango) pangere, pepīgi, pactum, to conclude a treaty. xix. Viso, visere, visi (visum, from video), to visit. In these The present, with this meaning, is supplied by paciscor ; but verbs, the vowel of the stem, when short, becomes long in the pango, in the sense I strike, fasten, has panxi (seldom pegi), perfect. Two verbs form apparent exceptions : Fi(n)do, findere, panctum (pactum, E. R. pact). Compounds, pingo, pingere, fidi, fissum, to split (so the compounds); sci(n)do, scindere, pēgi, pactum; as, compingo, I put together; depango, to fix in; scidi, scissum, to separate (so the compounds). But these two and repango, to set into (without the perfect). verbs originally had the reduplication. It is the same with the

viii. Parco, parcăre, peperci, parsum (with dat.), to spare. compound percello, percellere, percůli, perculsum, to strike through.

ix. Pario, părěre, peperi, partum, to bear, bring forth, to get, VOCABULARY.

acquire; P. F., pariturus; ova parere, to lay eggs.

x. Pello, pellere, pepūli, pulsum, to drive. Compounds are in Ægritudo(æger),-Ynis, Effodere, to dig out. Nuntius, i, m., a pello, pellere, puli, pulsum; as, expello, I drive out. f., sickness, grief. Effundere, to pour out, messenger.

xi. Pendo, pendere, pependi, pensum, to cause to hang, to Antiquitus, anciently. to throw off (horse- Offundere,

Pour weigh, to pay, to suffer. Compounds are without reduplication ; Colonia,-re, f., a colony. back) [compare the against, spread. Comprehendere, to tako slang term to spill]. Pervehi, to be carried as, appendo, appendi, I hang to, or fasten on. in, comprehend. Exedere, to eat away, through or to.

xii. Posco, poscere, poposci (no supine), to ask, demand; 50 Confodere, to pierce.

Procudere, to forgo, the compounds, as, exposco, expoposci, to get by asking. Conspectus, -us, m., Furor, -oris, m., rage.

coin.

xiii. Pungo, pungere, păpūgi, punctum, to prick. Compounds a riew.

Incendere, to set on Proficera, to benefit. in perf., punxi; as, interpungo, to place a point between. Diffundere, to spread fire.

Velis passis (ablative xiv. Tango, tangere, tetigi, tactum, to touch. Compounds abroad.

Inscribere (with dat.), absolute), in full are in tingo, tingere, tigi, tactum; as, attingo, to touch upon. Digerere, to divide, to inscribe, engrave.

sail. digest.

xv. Tendo, tendere, tetendi, tentum, and tensum, to stretch; Lacerare, tear, Velum, -i, n., a sail. Epigramma, -ătis, an mangle.

tendere insidias, to place in ambush. Compounds are without

Vetustas, -ātis, f., old epigram, something Liquefacere, to make

reduplication, and with the supine in tentum; as, contendo, written on a tomb. into a liquid.

contendere, contendi, contentum, to strive; but retentum and

retensum, extentum and extensum, are used; nevertheless, EXERCISE 155.–LATIN-ENGLISH.

detendo and ostendo have only detensum and ostensum; 1. Constat Tyriorum colonias pæne toto orbe terrarum diffusas ostentus is the same as obtentus, as, ostentus soli, exposed to fuisse. 2. In morte portum nobis paratum esse et perfugium putemus the sun. (subjunctive for imperative). 3. Quo utřnam velis passis pervehi liceat! 4. Hannibal patriam defensum ex Italia revocatus est.

xvi. Tundo, tundere, tutúdi, tunsum, to pound, beat. ComNihil proficiunt præcepta, quamdiu menti error offusus est. 6. Beate pounds are in tundo, tudi; as, contundo, to pound together, to vivendi cupiditate incensi omnes sumus. 7. Ingens nummorum beat in pieces, to weary. numerus hoc anno procusus est. 8. Ægritudo animum meum laceravit, The two ensuing verbs have the reduplication in the present, exēdit, planeque confecit! 9. Epigrammštis, monumento inscripti, and retain it throughout: bibo, biběre, bibi, bibitum, to drink; literæ vetustate exesæ erant. 10. Milites urbem, ab hostibus oppug- in the same way, the compounds; sisto, sistěre, stiti

to

gnaw.

to

age.

5.

, stătum natam, acerrime defenderunt. 11. Antiquitus magna auri argentique (stătus, set fast), to place. Monosyllabic compounds of darə vis in Hispania est effossa. 12. Milites furore capti

, ducem confode- belong to this class; as, addo, addidi, additum, to add. runt. 13. Equus repente corruit,consulemque lapsum super caput effudit.

VOCABULARY.
EXERCISE 156.-ENGLISH-LATIN.

Conciněre, to sing to- , Excidere, to cut out. | Noctu, by night. 1. Wilt thou turn thy skill in (of) speaking to the destruction of gether, to sound in Fides, is, f., a lyre. Obtingere, to obtain, thy country? 2. I will turn my skill in speaking to the benefit of all. harmony.

Fidibus canére, to play Populari, dep., to lay 3. He has turned his skill in speaking to the salvation and preservation Confirmare, to confirm. on the lyre. of his country. 4. The traitor being taken will be put to death before Devolare, to fly down. Gallina, -se, f., a hen. Præsto, present, quickly the eyes of the citizens. 5. Take care thy horse do not fall and throw Emollire, to soflen. Induciæ, -arum, f., a Recedere, to go back. thee on thy head. 6. Will the soldiers run their general through? | Epulæ, -arum, f., a truce.

Restituere, to restore. 7. This book is eaten by age. 8. The Queen will coin a large amount feast,

Inspicere, to look into. Tibia, &, f., a pipe, of money. 9. The messenger lacerated my mind. 10. My mind was Evertere, to overturn, Londinum, -i, 1.., Lon flute. n by the view of my husband's death. 11. The old and the young destroy.

don.

Tuba, -e, f., a trumpet

toaste.

EXERCISE 157.-LATIN-ENGLISH.

Incredibile memoratu est quam facile Romani et aborigines coaluerint. 1. Et discas oportet, et quod didicisti, agendo confirmes. 2. Male 6. Quum est concupita pecunia, nec adhibi a continuo ratio, quæ parta male dilabuntur. 3. Ut hirundines æstivo tempore præsto sunt,

sanet eam cupiditatem, permanat in venas et inhæret in visceribus frigore pulsæ recedunt, ita falsi amici sereno vitæ tempore presto illud malum. 7. Endymio, nescio quando, in Latmo, Cariæ monte, sunt, simulatque hiểmem fortunæ viděrint, devðlant omnes. 4. Quid obdormivit, necdum est experrectus. 8. Oratori abstinendum ese casurum sit, incertum est. 5. Quod cuique obtigit, id quisque teneat. verbis quæ propter vetustatem obsoleverunt. 9. Convaluistine tandem 6. Clitum amicum senem et innoxium à se occisum esse Alexander ex morbo, quo tamdiu laborasti ? 10. Vulnus meum quod jam condolebat. 7. Ingenuas didicisse fideliter artes emollit mores, nec sinit sanuisse videbatur, nunc recruduit. esse feros (eos). 8. Non tam utilitas, parta per amicum, quam amici

EXERCISE 160.-ENGLISH-LATIN. amor ipse delectat. 9. Hannibalem non fefellit ferocius quam con 1. The last day has shone on thee. 2. Has the last day shone on saltius rem hostes gesturos esse, 10. Ex quo (tempore) pecunia in my brother? 3. My father broke into anger at my foolish words. 4. honore fuit, verus rerum honor occidit. 11. Silva vetus cecidit, ferro Judges should not break into anger, 5. Between the Romans and tho quam nemo cecidit.

12. Epaminondas fidibus præclare cecinisse Carthaginians a terrible war broke out. 6. All things have grown dicitur. 13. Cato scribit priscos Romanos in epulis cecinisse ad tibiam old with our enemies. 7. Did you take that bad money for good ? clarorum virorum laudes atque virtutes. 14. Datur cohortibus signum, 8. I took it without knowing it. 9. I have now found it out, and cornuaque ac tubæ concinuerunt.

shall not pay it for good. 10. The Romans and the aboriginal in. EXERCISE 158.-ENGLISH-LATIN.

habitants soon coalesced. 11. Endymion will fall asleep on the 1. The hen has laid an egg. 2. The hens will lay eggs. 3. How mountain. 12. I have fallen asleep on the pillow. 13. Many words mapy eggs a day (in dies) do your hens lay? 4. Thy mother has borne have grown old, many words will grow old. 14, My ardour will not a son. 5. The general will not spare the public buildings. 6. The cool down. 15. The wound has broken out afresh. 16. My wounds soldier, seized with fury, slew his general. 7. Dost thou think that have not healed. 17. I do not know whether my father's wounds the enemy will spare those who are worn down with age ? 8. I know have healed. not whether the enemy will spare the women and children. 9. A truce has been made with the enemy for twenty days. 10. The voices KEY TO EXERCISES IN LESSONS IN LATIN.-XL. counded in harmony. 11. The sign having been given, thy brother

EXERCISE 151.-LATIN-ENGLISH, sang to the lyre the praises of great men. 12. Twenty thousand of

1. Men, when they have obtained the things which they eagerly our soldiers were slain. 8. Inchoatives.

desired, often disdain them. 2. Did you hear that the lions roared ?

3. Let the war be so begun that nothing else save peace may seem Those verbs are called inchoatives (from the Latin inchoo, I sought after. 4. When in memory you have traced back all antiquity, begin) which denote a commencement, or a transition from one you will scarcely find three pairs of friends who were ready to lay state into another, with special reference to the idea conveyed down their life for one another. 5. Take care you do not

decide conby the roots from which they are severally formed: for example, cerning the matter before you have carefully searched it out. 6. The grow or become old. Inchoatives are of the third conjugation, the Greeks. 8. We read that the Romans often sent for their consuls vetus is old; accordingly the inchoative {vetērasco means, í daughters of Erechtheus eagerly desired death for the life of the

citizens. 7. The whole philosophy of the Romans is borrowed from and follow the perfect and the supine of their radical verb.

from the plough. 9. The Romans piously observed many sacred rites i. Inveterasco (radical, invetěrare), inveterascěre, inveteravi, brought and adopted from foreign- uations. inveteratum, to grow old. ii. Exardesco (R. ardēre), exardescěre, exarsi, exarsum, to

EXERCISE 152.-ENGLISH-LATIN. burst into a flame, to burst into anger, break out.

1. Quis nescit Hannibalem Romanorum aliquando opes attrivisse ? iii . Indolesco (R. dolēre), indolescěre, indolui, indolitum, to 2. Boni mala nunquam petunt... 3. Id quod adipiscar fastidiam

nunquam. 4. Patasne te, pecuniâ acquisità, non eam fastiditurum feel pain.

5. Cave ne contemnas aut fastidias aliquem. 6. Arcesse duces iv. Revivisco (R. vivěre), reviviscére, revixi, revictum, to live ab aratro. 7. Ne facesse illi homini bono negotium. 8. Mali discipuli again, to revive.

præceptoribus optimis negotium facessunt. 9. In bello pacem petimus. v. Concupisco (R. cupěre), concupiscère, concupivi, concu 10. In bello pax a nobis petitur. 11. Liberi mei cupide mortem pitum, to desire (E. R. concupiscence).

expetiverunt pro vità meå. 12. Constat nostros cives in hostem vi. Obdormisco (R. dormire), obdormiscěre, obdormivi, ob- incessuros esse. dormitum, to fall asleep.

EXERCISE 153.-LATIN-ENGLISH. The inchoatives of the obsolete oleo, olěre, olui, to grow, are 1. Let us be disposed towards our friends in the same manner as formed thus: adolesc), adolescěre, adolēvi (adultus, as an they are towards us. 2. Completed labours are pleasant. 3. Virtue adjective, grown up, adult), to grow up; exolesco, exolescère, alone is in its own power; all things except it are subject to the rule exolēvi (exoletus, as an adj., grown old, worn out, antiquated), to of fortune. 4. One day spent well

, and according to the precepts of grow out, grow old, become obsolete; inolesco, inolescăre, inolevi (no sciousness of a well-spent life, and the remembrance of many good supine), to grow upon, to add to one's growth ; obsolesco, obso- deeds, are most agreeable. 6. Xerxes was conquered more by the lescére, obsolēvi, obsoletum, to grow down, become obsolete. Very wisdom of Themistocles, than by the arms of Greece. 7. The enemies many inchoatives want the perfect and the supine, as augesco, having broken the treaty which they had but just made, rushed to increase, from augeo, augēre, auxi, auctum. Here may be suddenly into our camp. 8. Pliny read no book from which he did placed the inchoatives which are derived from substantives or not make extracts. 9. The citizens subdued by the enemies, having adjectives, as repuerascěre, to become a boy

again (puer, a boy): every hope of recovering their liberty removed, passed a wretched life. only a small part of them form a perfect in -ui, as maturesco, 10. The soldiers broke through and scattered the enemies' line. 11. maturescăre, maturui, to become ripe (maturus).

The treaties which were made have been broken by the enemies. · VOCABULARY.

EXERCISE 154.-ENGLISH-LATIN. Aborigines (aband | Coalesco, coalescere, | Imprudens, -entis,

1. Fædus ictum milites vestri rumpent. 2. Hostes perfringentne origo), the original coalui, coalytum, to without knowing it,

aciem nostram ? 3. Hostes nunquam copias nostras disjiciant. 4. natives. grow together, unite, Omnis, -e, every.

Improbi miseram vitam transigunt. 5. Putasne improbos vitam Adulterinus, -a, -um,

coalesce.
Permanäre, to flow

miseram transigere ? 6. Rex omnem pacis recuperandæ spem ademit. false, adulterate. Convalesco, -ui, to through.

7. Excerpe illum librum. 8. Milites nostri, captis armis, impetum Advertère, to turn to.

facient in hostes. grow well or strong Recrudesco, -dui, to juvenes. 10. Religio sola in suâ potestate est. 11. Deo juvante,

9. Eodem modo erga senes affici volo, quo erga Auditor, -āris, m., a (validus). hearer.

Defervesco, -bui, to again, to break out quicquid placet sibi ea facere potest. Condemnăre, to con cease fermenting, to again (intransitive).

Fable.--The She-goat and the Wolf. demn, with capitis, cool down (fervidus). Rescisco, to come to

A wolf, seeing a she-goat standing upon a lofty rock, said, “Why to condemn to death. Illucesco, illuxi, to know, find out. Consanesco, -ui, to be. become bright, to shino Viscus, -ěris, u. (com- hither to the grassy plains which offer you pleasant pasture ?”. To

do you not leave those naked and barren places, and come down come sound (sanus) forth (as the day). monly in the plural, which the she-goat answered, “I have no mind to prefer plensantness or healthy.

viscera), the bowels. to safety." EXERCISE 159.-LATIN-ENGLISH.

Fable.-The Dog and the Oxen. 1. Crede omnem diem tibi illuxisse supremum. 2. Socratis responso A dog lay in a manger, and by his barking drove away the oxen from sic judices exarserunt ut capitis hominem innocentissimum condemna. the fodder. To which one of the oxen said, “How great is that envy rent. 3. Ratio, quum adolevit atque perfecta est, nominatur rite of yours, that you will not suffer us to eat that food which you yoursapientia. 4. Quæritur si sapiens adulterinos nummos acceperit im- self are neither willing nor able to take !”—This fable (fabula) shows prudens pro bonis, quum id rescierit, soluturusne sit eos pro bonis. 5. the true character of envy.

esse.

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6th. LESSONS IN BOOKKEEPING.—XVII.

Received of David Anderson for freight per ship Victoria £175 3 0 FOREIGN TRADE.

8th. Having allowed our students time to study the principles and Effected by Andrew Lloyd, an Insurance on £700, on 20 practice of Bookkeeping as applicable to the transactions of tierces of Coffee, valued at £35 per tierce, from Berbice Home Trade, we now proceed to lay before them a series of to London, at 25 per cent. premium

217 10 0

1 169 transactions in Foreign Trade, and afterwards to show them Policy how to enter these transactions into the proper books, as we

£1969 have done in our preceding lessons in reference to Home Trade.

8th, The following Memoranda of Transactions are to be entered in Effected on account of John Henderson, Berbice, the the same manner as before : 1st. All Receipts and Payments of

foregoing Insurance : Cash in the Cash Book. Here, however, the transactions with Premium and Policy on 2700

£1909 the Bank are to be entered along with the Cash transactions in Commission on do., at per cent. :

3 100 business; but they are not recorded in the Memoranda, because they would take up a quantity of unnecessary space, and the

£28 13 9

12th. student can easily judge for himself how much money must be paid Bill No. 101, Robert Simpson

€2145 00 drawn from the Bank each day for the Payments, or how much should be lodged in the Bank from the Receipts. For

18th. this purpose, of course, he will make the proper entries in the Received in Cash for Bill No. 551 on Richard Sykes £120 00 separate columns appointed for the Bank transactions as shown

29th. in the Cash Book under the head of Home Trade. This process Took out of Cash for Petty Cash .

£10 00 renders it unnecessary for the merchant to keep a separate

August 1st. Bank account or Bank Book; and it shows by the balances at Purchased Goods of the following persons : the end of the month, or of any other period when they are

Of Samuel Morley, 9 bales tow Osnaburzs.

£236 50 taken, how the Bank and Business Cash transactions operate as „ Tuelon and Co., 3 cases of Hats a check on each other, the difference between these balances being always the amount of cash in hand.

£268 70

2nd. 2nd. All Drafts and Remittances of Bills are entered in the Bills Receivable Book, and all Acceptances of Bills in the Bills Paid Fox, Tennant, and Co. the balance of their account £320 15 O Payable Book. In these two books, the columns for the various

3rd. particulars relating to the Bills are more numerous than those Purchased Goods of the following persons : shown in the Bill Books under the head of Home Trade. The of William Phillips, shoes, amounting to

£270 15 11 student will, of course, be directed by the titles of these columns James Parker, linen tick

4200 to insert every particular in its proper place. 3rd. The particu

Matheson and Co., platillas

328 5 lars of all the other transactions relating to the Foreign Trade

„ Thomas Barker, lint Osnaburgs

367 10 0 are entered in the Day Book ; but many of these particulars are

£1016 11 3 copied from other books usually kept in a merchant's counting

4th. house ; viz., the Invoice Book, the Account Sales Book, the Ac- Received of Thomas Brown and Co., balance of account £970 0 10 count Current Book, the Insurance Book, eto.

5th.
MEMORANDA OF TRANSACTIONS.

Effected by Andrew Lloyd, an Insurance on £1500 on
July 1st, 1867.

Sundry Goods, from London to Jamaica, at 2 per cent.
Inventory of the Assets and Liabilities of the House of White, premium

£30 0 0 Smith, and Company, Merchants, London, as per Balance Sheet of Policy.

3 18 9 Ledger B. ASSETS.

£33 18 9

7th. Cash in the Union Bank

£2550 Exchequer Bills

5310 0

Shipped on board the Dreadnought, for Jamaica, on acBills Receivable

7300 15 0

count and risk of Schofield, Halse, and Co., as per Three per Cents. Stock £6000 at 90 per cent.

5100 00

Invoice Book, fol. 1: Debentures 513 0 Sundry goods, amounting to .

£1284 18 3 Ship Victoria, our ishar 3000 0 oCharges of shipping, etc.

51 80 Adventure in Scotch Linen

Commission, 5 per cent., on goods and charges 2467 0

66 15 0 Richard O'Brien and Co., Dublin

3530 12
Insurance on £1500, and policy

33 18 9 Peter Hutchinson and Co., Liverpool 1350 10 0 Commission on do. at 1 per cent.

7 10 0 Thomas Brown and Co., Falmouth 970 0 10

144 10 0 £32391 17 10

10th. LIABILITIES.

Bought of R. Hastie and Co., of Liverpool, 60 barrels of Bills Payable

£2350 100

Herrings, at 20s. each, including Insurance and ship.
Insurance, premiums due

1880 150
ping charges

£60 30 Nathan Herschell, Barbadoes

1370 5 0

12th. John Henderson, Berbice

720 5 o Shipped at Liverpool, on board the Fury, for Barbadoes, Samuel Morley, London

960 15 on account and risk of Richard Sykes, planter there, Schofield, Halse, and Co., Jamaica

1150 100 as per Invoice Book, fol. 2: 60 barrels of Herrings, Fox, Tennant, and Co., Liverpool . 320 150 amounting to

£60 0 0 Commission on do. at 5 per cent.

300 £8753 15 4th,

£6300 Effected by Andrew Lloyd, an insurance on 7 hhds. of Sugar, valued at £25 per hhd., from Berbice to

Bought of James Oswald and Co., London, 6 bales lint
London, at 3 per cent., the amount of premium being £5
Policy duty.

Osnaburgs, amounting to

£240 00 0 10 6

16th. £5 15 6 Bought of the following persons, viz. : 4th.

Of Tuelon and Co., 3 boxes of hats, amounting to Effected on account of Nathan Herschell, Barbadoes, the

William Phillips, 6 trunks of shoes, do. foregoing Insurance :

» W. Silver and Co., 1 cask of nails, Premium and Policy on £175

£5 15

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17th. Effected by Andrew Lloyd, an Insurance on £2550, on

Paid Bill No. 129, R. Adamson

£905 0 Plantation Stores, from London to Jamaica, at 2 per

20th. cent. premium.

£51 O Received payment of Richard O'Brien and Co.'s draft at Policy.

6 100
sight on Coutts and Co.

£500 0

21st.
£57 10 0

Received for £3000 of Three per Cents. stock, sold at 943
21st.
per cent.

£2816 5 0 Shipped on board the Rainbow, for Jamaica, on account and risk of John Roberts, planter there, as per Invoice

23rd. Book, fol. 2:

Paid freight of Sugar per the Ballarat

£23 15 4 Plantation Stores amounting to

£1544 40

25th. Scotch Linen, 4 cases, do.

808
60 Paid duties and fees on sugar per the Ballarat

£107 8 7 Charges of Shipping, etc.

21 0 0 Commission, 2% per cent., on goods and charges

59 7

27th. Insurance on £2550, and policy

Received for Exchequer Bills transferred

£15127 57 10 Commission on do., at $ per cent. .

12 15

29th.
Paid James Oswald and Co. their Bill of Parcels

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the good. Acc. Bors,

(5.) Among the secondary derivatives must also be included

Singular, those formed by means of prefixes as well as suffixes. These are mainly verbs, and are treated somewhat largely under the Nom. Gin, cine, cin, an or a. head of Compound Verbs.

Gen. Gines, einer, eines, of an or a. (6.) In respect to COMPOUNDS, properly so called—that is,

Dat. Einem, ciner, einem, to or for an or . words formed by the union, not of prefixes and suffixes with Acc. Ginen, eine, ein, an or a. radicals, but of radicals, or other independent words, one with This article has no plural. another—the German is peculiarly rich. Not only is it rich in the abundance of such compounds already in use, but it pos dative and accusative of the definite article into one word.

(2.) Certain prepositions are frequently contracted with the sesses a rare facility of forming them, as occasions arise, out of its own resources.

EXAMPLES (7.) In forming these compounds, the two components are Dat. Am, for an dem,

as, am Feuer, at the fire. often merely joined together as one word; as :-Uhrmacher (from Acc. Ans, an bas, ans Licht, to the light. Uhr, a clock or watch, and Macher, a maker). But in numerous Acc. Aufé, auf bas, aufs Gaus, upon the house. cases the union is marked by the insertion of certain letters, Dat. Beim, bei dem, beim Vater, with the father. which may be called letters of union; thus

Acc. Durch,

durch tas, turchs Wasser, through the water,

Acc. Fürs, für bas, fürs Gelt, for the money. Die Tod e& noth (from Tod, death, and Noth, need, agony), the

Dat. Hinterm, death-agony.

hinter dem, hinterm Saure, behind the house.

Dat. Im, Das Himmels licht (from Gimmel, heaven, and Licht, light), the

in bem, im Himmel, in (the) heaven. Acc. Ins,

in bas, ins Gaus, into the house. light of heaven.

Dat. Bom, von dem, Die Herzen & güte (from Herz, heart, and Güte, goodne

vom Uebel, from (the) evil.

vor bas, , vors Fenster, before the window. ness of heart.

Dat. Vorm, por tem, vorm Thore, before the gate. Der Pferdearzt (from Pferb. horse, and Arzt, doctor), the horse

Dat. Überm, über dem, überm Feuer, upon the fire. doctor. Das Hirten leben (from Hirt shepherd, and Leben, life), the pas. Dat. Unterm,

Acc. Übers, über das, übers Sand, over (the) land. toral life.

unter dem, unterm Wasser, under (the) water. Dat. Zum,

zu dem, zum Flufse, to the river. Der Gier fuchen (from Ei, egg, and Ruchen, cake), the omelet.

Dat. Sur,

zu der, zur Ehre, to the honour. (8.) Some of these letters of union are nothing more than the

$ 5.-NOUNS. signs of the genitive case of the first component; others are

(1.) In German, as in English, the nouns (that is, the names mere euphonic additions. (9.) In some instances the union of the parts of a compound Common nouns, which designate sorts, kinds, or classes of ob

of persons and things) are divided into two great classes ; viz. : is characterised by the omission of some letters; as :- Der Sonn- jects; and Proper nouns, which are peculiar to individuals. tag (Sonne, the sun, and Tag, day), Sunday. Denkwürdig (denken,

The student will bear in mind the following rules :to think, and würrig, worthy), worthy of thought. (10.) Finally, in all compounds, the main accent falls upon as nouns, begin with a capital letter; as:-1. Der Sohn, the son;

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b. Also: The Indefinite Pronouns ; as :--Jemand, anybody, (1.) The parts of speech in German are usually reckoned ten; somebody; Jedermann, everybody ; Etwas, anything, something; namely, Articles, Nouns or Substantives, Adjectives, Numerals, and Nichts, nothing. Pronouns, Verbs, Adverbs, Prepositions, Conjunctions, and In Note, that when etwas and Nichts are connected with a terjections.

noun, or with an adjective used as a noun, they do not begin (2.) Of these, six-namely, Articles, Nouns, Adjectives, Nume with a capital; as :-&r Hat etwas Brot, he has some bread. Gr rals, Pronouns, and Verbs--are capable of inflection, that is, hat nichts Gutes, he has nothing good. admit of changes of termination by which various modifications c. Also : The absolute Possessive Pronoun (when used substanof meaning are expressed; the other four-namely, Adverbs, tively. Sect. XX. 2); as :-Die Meinigen, my family ; bad Meto Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections are in form in nige, my property. variable.

d. Also: The Indefinite Numerals, when used without a sub(3.) All parts of speech capable of inflection have two num- stantive; as :- Alles, Alle, all; Einige, some; Mancher, many a; bers: the Singular, which denotes but one; and the Plural, Viele, many. which denotes more than one.

e. Also : The Personal Pronouns, Du, 3hr, thou, you, etc., (4.) All parts of speech capable of inflection, except the verb, when we would distinguish thereby the person addressed. have four Casés: namely, the Nominative, Genitive, Dative, and f. Also : Gin, when a numeral adjective, and likewise when & Accusative; also, three Genders, namely, the Masculine, the pronoun as distinguished from the article ; as :-30 yabe nut Feminine, and the Neuter.

Einen Freund, I have only one friend. Das Gine Pferd ist blind, (5.) Cases are variations made in the form of a word, to indi- tas andere ist lahm, the one horse is blind, the other is lame. cate its several relations to other words; the nominative being g. Lastly, Adjectives derived from names of persons; 28:that form which denotes the subject of a verb; the genitive that Das Schillersche Haus. Observe, that adjectives derived from which is chiefly used in signifying source or possession ; the the names of countries do not begin with a capital; 23:- Der dative that which indicates the person to whom, or thing to deutsche Band, the German confederacy ; die französide Sprade, the which an action is directed; and the accusative that which French language. points to the immediate or direct object of an action.

(2.) Under the head of common nouns are commonly included The cases in German correspond well to those in the Latin several subdivisions ; as Collective nouns, which are the names language. The Vocative, however, is never counted, because it of a plurality of individuals considered as unity; and abstract is exactly the same in form as the nominative ; while

the Abla- nouns, which are the names of certain qualities or attributes te tive (as in Greek) is wholly wanting, its place being generally garded as separate from any given substance. supplied by the Dative (with a suitable preposition).

(3.) The nouns, both common and proper, as before said, are § 4.- THE ARTICLE.

regularly inflected; thus exhibiting by means of terminations (1.) There are two articles in German : the Definite, ber, the ; numbers and cases will be made sufficiently clear under the head

the several modifications of gender, number, and case. The and the Indefinite, ein, a or an. They are inflected thus :

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Singular,
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(1.) Strictly speaking, the masculine gender belongs excluNom. Det, die, tad, the. Nom. Die, the.

sively to words denoting males; the feminine, to those denoting Gen. Des, ber, des, of the.

Gen. Der, of the. females; and the neuter to such only as are neither male por Dat. Dem, der. dem, to or for the. Dat. Den, to or for the female. And in English, accordingly, with very little exception, Acc. Den, die, tad, the.

Acc. Die, the.

this is found to be actually the case.

MASC.

FEM.

NEUT.

FOR ALL GENDERS.

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