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If the Nominative be of one syllable, and the Noun of the third declension, the singular Genitive and Dative, and the plural Dative are Oxytone. The dual and plural Genitive are often Perispomenon, sometimes Paroxytone: χείρ, χερός, χερί, χερούν, χερσί.

IN ADJECTIVES, the same syllable that is accented in the Masculine Nominative will be accented, if possible, in all Cases and Genders,

In Regular Verbs, forming a future ow, and a reduplicated Perfect Active in a, The Present is Paroxytone: τύπτω, σιγάω, The Future is Paroxytone: τύψω, σιγήσω, The Active Perfect is Proparoxy-) If Dissyllabic,

tone: τέτυφα, σεσίγηκα, The Passive Perfect is Proparoxy

Properispometone: τέτυμμαι, σεσίγημαι,

The Active Future of Verbs in 1, M, v, p, is always Perispomenon : στέλλω, στελώ, νέμω νεμώ, περαίνω περανώ, είρω ερώ. In the Middle Voice, Properispomenon, as, otelovjai, &c. (These are of the form of what are commonly called Second Futures, which, where they exist, are similarly accented).

In Verbs in Ml, the Present, if of more than two syllables, is generally Proparoxytone; if of two syllables, Oxytone: ίστημι, I place; φημι, I say ; ειμι, I am ; but elui, I will go,-Properispomenon.

Generally, the Tenses are Proparoxytone when the last syllable is short, Paroxytone when the last syllable is long; and the syllable which is accented in the First Person singular of the Indicative, will be accented, if possible, through all the Persons, and the other Moods with their Persons of that Tense, subject to the following specific rules, viz., Participle Active and Middle Per

fects in ώς, , Participle Active Aorist in óv, are Oxytone. Participle Passive Aorists in eis, Participle Verb Active in ji, Infinitive Perfect in éval, Infinitive Aorist in έσθαι, , Infinitive Active 7 whose Penult. is

are Paroxytone.

not a diphthong Infinitive Passive or vowel long Perfect,

by nature,

Aorist in al,

Infinitive Active Aorist in eiv, are PerispomeSubjunctive Passive Aorist in ô, ns, s, non. Subjunctive Passive Aorists, wuev, ?

ήτον, ήτε, ωσι, Infinitive Active whose Penult. is are ProperispoAorist in al,

a dipthong or menon, Infinitive Passive vowel long by Perfect,

nature, Prepositions are generally Oxytone, but they are Paroxytone if έστι is omitted as πάρα for πάρεστι, he is present, or if placed after their Noun.

MONDAY, August 4. To be translated into Latin Hexameters. In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman stretched On the soft grass, through half a summer's day, With music lulled his indolent repose; And in some fit of weariness, if he, When his own breath was silent, chanced to hear A distant strain, far sweeter than the sounds Which his poor skill could make, his fancy fetched, Even from the blazing chariot of the sun, A beardless youth, who touched a golden lute, And filled the illumined groves with ravishment. The nightly hunter, lifting a bright eye Up towards the crescent moon, with grateful heart, Called on the lovely wanderer who bestowed That timely light, to share his joyous sport.

Wordsworth.Excursion, Despondency corrected.

WEDNESDAY, August 6.

Into Latin Elegiacs.
Fluttering spread thy purple pinions,

Gentle Cupid, o'er my heart;
I, a slave in thy dominions,

Nature must give way to art.
Mild Arcadians, ever blooming,

Nightly nodding o'er your flocks,
See my weary days consuming,

All beneath your flowery rocks.

Thus the Cyprian Goddess weeping,

Mourned Adonis, darling youth:
Him the boar, in silence creeping,

Gor'd with unrelenting tooth.
Cynthia, tune harmonious numbers;

Fair discretion, string the lyre;
Soothe my ever waking slumbers.
Bright Apollo, lend thy choir.

Song in Pope's Works.

FRIDAY, August 8.

Into Latin Prose.
Progressive Exercises, Art. 31.*

Monday, August 11.

Into Greek lambics.
No change, no pause, no hope? yet I endure.
I ask the earth, have not the mountains felt ?
I ask yon heaven, the all-beholding sun,
Has it not seen? The sea, in storm or calm,
Heaven's ever-changing shadow, spread below,
Have its deaf waves not heard my agony?
Ah me! alas! pain, pain ever, for ever!
The crawling glaciers pierce me with the spears
Of their moon-freezing crystals, the bright chains
Eat with their burning cold into my bones.

Prometheus Unbound.-A Drama.

WEDNESDAY, August 13.
Subject for Latin Alcaics.

The Cyclades.
“The isles of Greece, the isles of Greece,
Where burning Sappho loved and sung.'

FRIDAY, August 15.

Into Latin Prose. When a government flourishes in conquests, and is

These references are made to a little book published for the use of King's College, entitled “ Progressive Exercises for advanced Students in Latin Composition.”

secure from foreign attacks, it naturally falls into all the pleasures of luxury; and as these pleasures are very expensive, they put those who are addicted to them upon raising fresh supplies of money by all the methods of rapaciousness and corruption. The most elegant and correct of all the Latin historians observes, that in his time, when the most formidable states of the world were subdued by the Romans, the republic sank into those two vices of a quite different nature, luxury and avarice; and, accordingly, describes Catiline as one who coveted the wealth of other men, at the same time that he squandered away his own. This observation on the commonwealth, when it was in its height of power and riches, holds good of all governments that are settled in a state of ease and prosperity. At such times, men naturally endeavour to outshine one another in pomp and splendour, and having no fears to alarm them from abroad, indulge themselves in the enjoyment of all the pleasures they can get into their possession, which naturally produces avarice, and an immoderate pursuit after wealth and riches.-Spectator, No. 55.

MONDAY, August 18.

Into Latin Elegiacs.
In yonder grave a Druid lies,

Where slowly winds the stealing wave;
The year's best sweets shall duteous rise

To deck its poet's sylvan grave.

yon deep bed of whispering reeds,

His airy harp shall now be laid,
That he whose heart in sorrow bleeds

May love through life the soothing shade.
Then maids and youths shall linger here,

And while its sounds at distance swell,
Shall sadly seem, in pity's ear,

To hear the woodland pilgrim's knell.
Remembrance oft shall haunt the shore

When Thames in summer wreaths is drest,
And oft suspend the dashing oar,
To bid his gentle spirit rest.

Collins, Elegy on Thomson.

WEDNESDAY, August 20.

Into Greek Iambics. Heaven's winged hound, polluting from thy lips His beak in poison not his own, tears up My heart; and shapeless sights come wandering by, The ghastly people of the realm of dream, Mocking me and the earthquake-fiends are charged To wrench the rivets from my quivering wounds, When the rocks split and close again behind.

Prometheus Unbound.

FRIDAY, August 22.
Subject for Latin Hexameters.

The Druids.

MONDAY, August 25.

Into Latin Prose. During this dreadful series of calamities, the Emperor discovered great qualities, many of which a long continued flow of prosperity had scarcely afforded him an opportunity of displaying. He appeared conspicuous for firmness and constancy of spirit, for magnanimity, fortitude, humanity, and compassion. He endured as great hardships as the meanest soldier, he exposed his own person wherever danger threatened; he encouraged the desponding; visited the sick and wounded; and animated all by his words and example. When the army embarked, he was among the last who left the shore, although a body of Arabs hovered at no great distance, ready to fall on the rear. By these virtues Charles atoned in some degree for his obstinacy and presumption in undertaking an expedition so fatal to his subjects.

The calamities which attended this unfortunate enterprize did not end here; for no sooner were the forces got on board, than a new storm arising, though less furious than the former, scattered the fleet, and obliged them separately to make towards such ports in Spain or Italy as they could first reach.Robertson's Hist. Charles V., Vol. III,

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