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I go,

SINGULAR.
I do

go, I am going away, je m'en vais, ou je m'en vas,
Thou goest away, tu t'en vas.
He or she goes away, il ou elle s'en va.
One, any body, &c. goes away, on s'en va.

PLURAL.
We go away, nous nous en allons.
You go away, vous vous en allez.
They go away, ils ou elles s'en vont.
People, we, they, &c. go away, on s'en va.

And so on through the other tenses.

PAST TENSES.
PAST, OR COMPOUND OF THE PRESENT.

I have gone away, je m'en suis allé.

PAST ANTERIOR, OR COMPOUND OF THE IMPERFECT.

I had gone away, je m'en étais allé.

PAST ANTERIOR PERIODICAL, OR COMPOUND OF THE

PRETERITE.
I had gone away, je m'en fus allé.

PAST POSTERIOR, OR COMPOUND OF THE FUTURE.

I shall have gone away, je m'en serai allé.

IMPERATIVE.

Go (thou) away, va-t-en.
Let us go away, allons-nous-en.

Go away, allez-vous-en.

And so on through the other tenses. We conclude, at once, what relates to the irregular verbs of this conjugation, by observing that the verb envoyer to send, is irregular, in two tenses, viz. the present posterior, or future of the india cative, and the conditional present.

INDICATIVE.

PRESENT POSTERIOR, OR FUTURE.

SINGULAR. I shall or will

J'enverrai. Thou shalt

Tu enverras.

Ssend. He or she shall

Il ou elle enverra. One, any body, &c. shall

On enverra.

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Note. There are some trifling irregularities in the spelling of a few verbs belonging to this conjugation, among which we shall notice those of the verbs ending in ger and cer.

In order to soften the pronunciation, these require that e should be placed immediately before the vowel a. EXAMPLE, changer, manger, must be written changeant, mangeant; changeais, mangeais, &c, in the participle present and present anterior or imperfect of the indicative; and, not changant, mangant, changais, mangais. For the same reason, in those in cer, as recommencer, avancer, &c. the letter c before a takes the sound of s, which is signified by placing, under the c, a cedilla : thus, ç. Hence we must write commençant, avançant; commençais, avançais, with the cedilla. The verb puer, to stink, which, according to the inflection of a regular verb, should make, in the three first persons, je pue, tu pues, il pue ; makes, on the contrary, je pus, tu pus, il put,

In order to complete our view of the first conjugation, we shall now present the pupil with the impersonal verb geler, to freeze.

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PRESENT ANTERIOR PERIODICAL, OR PRETERITE.

It froze, il gela.

PRESENT POSTERIOR, OR FUTURE.

It will freeze, il gèlera.

PAST, OR COMPOUND OF THE PRESENT.

It has frozen, il a gelé.

PAST ANTERIOR, OR COMPOUND OF THE IMPERFECT.

It had frozen, il avait gelé.

PAST ANTERIOR PERIODICAL, OR COMPOUND OF THE

PRETERITE.

It had frozen, il eut gelé.
PAST POSTERIOR, OR COMPOUND OF THE FUTURE.

It shall or will have frozen, il aura gelé.

PAST JUST ELAPSED.

It has just frozen, il vient de geler.

FUTURE INDEFINITE.

It is to freeze, il doit geler,

INSTANT FUTURE.

It is going to freeze, il va geler.

CONDITIONAL.

PRESENT.
It should freeze, il gèlerait.

PAST, OR COMPOUND OF THE PRESENT.

It should have frozen, il aurait gelé.

SUBJUNCTIVE.

PRESENT.

That it may freeze, qu'il gèle.

PRESENT ANTERIOR, OR IMPERFECT, &c.
That it might freeze, qu'il gelat.
That it may have frozen, qu'il ait gelé.

That it might have frozen, qu'il eût gelé. Note. The scholar would do well to exercise himself in conjugating impersonally, some of the following verbs, which are all of the first conjugation: To snow, neiger.

To thaw, dégeler. To thunder, tonner.

To hail, gréler. To lighten, éclairer.

To drizzle, bruiner. To seem, sembler.

To concern, importer. To happen, arriver.

To go, aller, in such phrases as Il y va de la vie, de l'honneur; life, honour is at stake.

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SINGULAR.
I punish, I do punish, or I am punishing, je punis.
Tbou punishest, tu punis.
He or she punishes, il ou elle punit.
One, any body, &c. punishes, on punit.

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