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PRESENT ANTERIOR PERIODICAL, OR PRETERITE.
SINGULAR.

PLURAL.
I sold, je vendis.

We sold, nous vendimes. Thou soldst, tu vendis.

You scld, vous vendites. He sold, il vendit.

They sold, ils vendirent.

PRESENT POSTERIOR, OR FUTURE.
SINGULAR.

PLURAL.
I shall or will sell, je vendrai. We shall sell, nous vendrons.
Thou shalt sell, tu vendras. You shall sell, vous vendrez.
He shall sell, il vendra.

They shall sell, ils vendront.
PAST, OR COMPOUND OF THE PRESENT.

I have sold, j'ai vendu, &c.

PAST ANTERIOR, OR COMPOUND OF THE IMPERFECT.

I had sold, j'avais vendu, &c.

PAST ANTERIOR PERIODICAL, OR COMPOUND OF THE

PRETERITE.

I had sold, j'eus vendu, &c.
PAST POSTERIOR, OR COMPOUND OF THE FUTURE.

I shall have sold, j'aurai vendu, &c.

PAST JUST ELAPSED.
I have just sold, je viens de vendre, &c.

FUTURE INDEFINITE.
I am to sell, je dois vendre, &c.

INSTANT FUTURE.

I am going to sell, je vais vendre, &c.

IMPERATIVE.

Sell (thou,) vends.
Let us sell, vendons.
Sell, vendez.

CONDITIONAL.

PRESENT.
SINGULAR.

PLURAL. I should, would, or could sell, je , We should sell, nous vendrions. vendrais.

You should sell, vous vendriez. Thou shouldst sell, tu vendrais. They should sell, ils vendraient. He should sell, il vendrait.

PAST, OR COMPOUND OF THE PRESENT.

I should have sold, j'aurais vendu, &c.

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PAST, OR COMPOUND OF THE PRESENT.
That I may have sold, que j'aie vendu, &c.

PAST ANTERIOR, OR COMPOUND OF THE PRETERITE.

That I might have sold, que j'eusse vendu, &c,

THE FOLLOWING ARE VERBS CONJUGATED

LIKE VENDRE.

Attendre. Nous l'attendons le mois prochain.
To expect. We expect him next month.
Attendre. Pourquoi ne m'avez-vous pas attendu.?
To wait for. Why did you not wait for me?
Battre*. Il a dit en ma présence qu'il le battrait.
To beat. He said in my presence that he would beat him.
Abattre. Il a fait abattre tous les arbres du chemin.
To pull or cut He caused all the trees on the road to be cut down.

down.
Combattre. Nous combattimes toute la journée.
To fight.

We fought the whole day.
Débattre. La question a été débattue hier au soir.
To argue.

The question was argued yesterday evening.
Rabattre. J'en rabattrai dix pour cent.
To abate. I will abate ten per cent ou it.
Descendre. Dites-lui de descendre, dès qu'il aura fini.
To come down. | Tell him to come down, as soon as he has clone.
Condescendre. Il ne condescendra jamais à cela.
To comply.

He will never comply with that.
Fondre. On a fait fondre toutes les cloches.
To melt. They have caused all the bells to be melted.
Confondre. Il ne faut pas confondre l'innocent avec le conpable.
To confound. The innocent must not be confounded with the guilty.
Morfondre. Ce vent de nord vous morfondra.
To chill.
This north wind will chill

you. Tendre.

Tendez la corde dans la cour.
To stretch. Stretch the rope in the yard.
Etendre. Etendez le linge dans le jardin.
To spread.

Spread the linen in the garden.
Entendre. Je n'ai pas entendu un mot de ce qu'il a dit.
To hear.

I have not heard a word of what he said.
Entendre. Il entend parfaitement bien le Français.
To understand. He understands the French language perfectly well.
Dépendre. Cela ne dépend pas de inoi.
To depend. That does not depend on me.
Suspendre. Suspendez mon manteau à un clou.
To suspend,

Suspend (or hang) my cloak on a pail. to hang. S

* Battre and its derivatives have a trifling irregularity in their orthography, losing one t in the three tirst persons of the present of the indicative, and second person singular of the imperative : example, je buts, tu buts, il bat-bats. Rompre, and its derivatives, require t to be added to the third persou singular of the indicative present; cxample, il rompt, corrompt, &c.

Pondre. Nos poules commencent déjà à pondre. i To lay eggs.

Our hens already begin to lay eggs.
Correspondre. Je correspondrai volontiers avec lui.
To correspond. I shall willingly correspond with him.
Répondre. Il n'a répondu à aucune de mes lettres.
To answer. He has answered none of my letters.
Perdre. Il a perdu tout son argent au jeu.
To lose.

He has lost all his money at play.
Répandre. Vous avez répandu du bouillon sur la table.
To spill. You have spilled some broth on the table.
Répandre. C'est lui qui a répandu la nouvelle.
To spread.

It is he who has spread the news.
Rompre. Il a eu le bras rompu en deux endroits.
To break. His arm has been broken in two places.
Corrompre. Le luxe corrompt les meurs des nations.
To corrupt.

Luxury corrupts the manners of nations. Interrompre. Il m'interrompit tout à coup, en disantTo interrupt. He interrupted me suddenly, by sayingTondre.

Avez-vous fait tondre vos brebis ? To shear. Have you had your sheep shorn? Tordre. Il a tordu plusieurs branches de l'arbre. To twist. He has twisted several branches of the tree. Survendre. Il est de l'intérêt d'un marchand de ne jamais sure

vendre. To oversell. It is the interest of a shopkeeper never to oversell.

SEVENTH REGULAR CONJUGATION, IN UIRE.

EXEMPLIFIED IN TRADUIRE, TO TRANSLATE.

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