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do wrong, I I repent it immediately.-They are now in s'en repentir
England. Virtue is amiable even in an enemy.-You blame
him, and nevertheless you act
in the same manner.-You agir, v.
work better than your sister.-She reads French better and
better.-My cousin has less money and merit.-The less
He will not do it for less.-If you cannot come, at least write to us. He replied plainly to all my questions, and I am much pleased with him.-What he does, he does it de, p.
naturally.—(I will neither) see him nor speak to him.-I Je ne veux ni
(asked for) a glass of wine, and not a glass of water.-Will demander, v.
you come with me? No, for you always travel by night.—
Always speak kindly.-Where did you meet them?—It was
here that I saw your brother for the last time.-It was at
Caernarvon where Edward the Second was born, the first naître, v.
who bore the title of Prince of Wales.-It was near the Galles, f.
walls of Corunna in Spain, where (or that) the brave
John Moore was wounded, and died a few hours after.
England will long regret the loss of that great general.
Have you executed my orders? No, sir.-Will your
and see his uncie? No, he will not go. Do you
kaew i jur friend will go to France this year? No; I have
you: it would make you miserable. I dare not mention
it to anybody.—I have seen nobody this day.-Will you
never go to France-Take care that your mother (be
not "nformed of your father's death.—The effect would be apprenure
more dangerous than you think.
That poor man has eaten nothing these two days but a
crust of bread.-He looks strong. Yes; he is so.-Well a l'air
Hé bien then; why does he not work?-Neither you nor I can boast done; que
of being without defect.-Tell me, madam, have you not
read Shakspeare? Yes, I have, (not only once,) but three non pas une fois,
or four times.-The army was on foot the whole night fut sur
(in order) not to be (taken by surprise).—I (am afraid) they afin de will be beaten.-Mr. O. will never succeed; he has no étre battu.
friends. How is your brother? He is
still very ill; he
gets no sleep; he does not eat; he is in great danger.
Par où? through what place? which way?
Pas à pas, step by step.
De part et d'autre, on both sides.
Péle méle, helter-skelter.
Peut-être, may be, perhaps.
Peu à peu, by little and little, by degrees.
A peu près,
de chose près,} almost, nearly so,
Dans peu, in a short time.
Depuis peu, lately, not long ago, a little while ago.
A pied, on foot.
A pieds nuds, barefoot, barefooted.
Au pis aller, let the worst come to the worst.
A pleines mains, largely.
Plus, more, above.
Plus-plus, the more-the more.
A plus forte raison, much rather, much more.
EXERCISE ON THESE ADVERBS.
Did my brothers tell you whence they came?—Which
way are they gone?
The hole through which they
(made their escape) was so small, that I do not know how
they could pret. def.
get out.-Do you know your lesson? Yes,
Sir.-I will follow you step by step.-The battle
combat, m. pret. def.
kept up se maintenir, v. sides. I cannot find my book anywhere.-There is no going
a long time with an equal advantage on both
On ne peut aller
anywhere in winter.-He speaks so low, that I can hardly
hear what he says.
The Spaniards pursued them
that they entered the town helter-skelter.—I
shall see you perhaps to-morrow.-He has little money.—If you give me a verb, I will learn it by little and little.—She is as tall as you, or very near.—I heard that your sister will be married in a short time.-Have you heard from your mother lately?—I received a letter from her not long ago.
I was on foot, and he was in a coach.-I often pity the plaindre poor little chimney sweepers, who walk barefooted in cheminée, f. ramoneur de, m.
winter. Let the worst come to the worst, we (can but come
back). pas, fut.
revenir sur nos Your brother writes worse and worse.-He is so
charitable, that he gives alms largely.-I shall never more aumóne, f.
complain of it.-Hardly had he sat down than he (began to se plaindre
se mettre à
quarrel) with every body.-I have written three letters, neiquereller
ther more nor less.-You are above twenty years old *.—The
Say, You have more than twenty years, VOUS AVEZ PLUS DE ...
more we are above
au dessus de, p.
others, the more it becomes us to
be modest and humble.-He studies more than ever.-How
many pounds have you left?—I have six (at the most.)— encore? J'en ai
I shall endeavour to deserve your kindness more and more.
Point du tout, not at all.
A point nommé, in the very nick of time.
Pourquoi? or que ne? why? if the sentence be negative.
De près, near, nearly, narrowly.
En premier lieu, first, in the first place.
Dès à présent, from this moment.
Presque jamais, hardly ever (with a negation).
Presque toujours, most commonly, almost always.
De propos délibéré, on purpose, purposely, deliberately,
Par derrière, behind, from behind, in the back.
Par dessus le marché, into the bargain.
Par en bas, downward, at bottom.
Par en haut, upward, at top.
Par malice, through ill-nature, out of ill-nature.
Par mégarde, unawares.
Par terre, upon the ground, down.
EXERCISE ON THESE ADVERBS.
My father arrived yesterday sooner than we expected him.
-How do you like that book? Not at all.-You come very
seasonably. He speaks little, but he speaks to the purpose.—