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THE FOLLOWING ARE

VERBS CONJUGATED LIKE FAIRE. Contrefaire. Il a été pendu pour avoir contrefait des billets de

banque. To counterfeit. He was hanged for counterfeiting bank-notes. Défaire.

Vous défaites tout ce que je fais.
To undo.

You undo all that I do.
Défaire. Nous défimes l'enuemi avec un grand carnage.
To defeat. We defeated the enemy with great slaughter.
Refaire.

Il est inutile de le refaire.
To do again.

It is useless to do it again. Satisfaire. C'est un homme qui satisfait tous ceux qui ont af

faire avec lui. To please.

He is a man that pleases all those who deal wi

bin.
Satisfaire. Il n'a satisfait aucun de ses créanciers.
To satisfy.

He has not satisfied any of his creditors.
Surfaire. Ce marchand vous a surfait de moitié.
To ask too much. This shopkeeper asked you too much by half.

SEVENTH CLASS, AS ECRIRE, TO WRITE.

INFINITIVE AND PARTICIPLES.
To write, écrire. Writing, écrivant. Written, écrit.

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THE FOLLOWING ARE VERBS CONJUGATED LIKE ECRIRE. Circonscrire. Dieu ne se peut circonscrire ni par les lieux ni pár

les temps.

To limit, to cir- God cannot be circumscribed either by place or

cumscribe. tiine.
Décrire. Il a fort bien décrit ce pays-là.
To describe. He has very well described that country.
Inscrire.

Je vous inscrirai sur mon livre.
To set down, to I will set you down (or enter you) on my book.

enter.
Prescrire. Prescrivez-moi ce que vous voulez que je fasse.
To prescribe. Prescribe what you wish me to do.
Proscrire. Il a été proscrit pendant la tyrannie de Robespierre.
To proscribe. He was proscribed during the tyranny of Robes-

pierre. Récrire.

Dites au commis de lui récrire. . To write again. | Tell the clerk to write to him again. Souscrire. Je souscrivis pour dis exemplaires de cet ouvrage. To subscribe. I subscribed for ten copies of this work. Transcrire. Avez-vous transcrit toutes mes lettres ? To transcribe. Did you transcribe all

my

letters?

EIGHTH AND LAST CLASS,

EXEMPLIFIED IN DIRE, TO SAY, OR TO TELL.

INFINITIVE AND PARTICIPLES.
To say, dire. Saying, disant.

Said, dit.

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CONDITIONAL.

| Di-rions, riez,

Di-rais,

rait.

rais,

raient.

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The following are conjugated like dire, except the second person

plural of the indicative present, and the same person of the imperative of the seven first verbs, where isez, instead of ites, is the

termination. Confire. Avez-vous confit des concombres cette année-ci? To pickle. Did you pickle any cucumbers this year? Confire. Elle est occupée maintenant à confire du fruit, To preserve.

She is now busy in preserving fruit. Contredire. Vous me contredisez toujours. To contradict. You always contradict me. Se dédire. Les témoins se sont dédits de ce qu'ils avaient dit

d'abord. To disown, to The witnesses have disowned (or recanted) what recant.

they first said.
Interdire. On lui a interdit l'entrée de la ville.
To forbid. They have forbid his entering the city.
Médire.

Vous médisez trop de votre prochain.
To slander. You slander your neighbour too much.
Prédire.

Je lui ai prédit ce qui lui est arrivé.
To foretell. I foretold him what has befallen him.
Redire.

Redites ce que vous avez entendu.
To tell again, to Repeat (or teil again) what you have heard.

repeat.

OF THE IRREGULAR VERBS WHICH CANNOT BE

CLASSED.

We present the scholar with the respective conjugations of those verbs which, from their extreme irregularity, would not admit of being classed among the verbs, whose conjugations we have just exhibited. In order to take up as little room as possible, we shall only give the tenses that are chiefly formed by a deviation from analogy; of each of those in which this law is observed, we need only mention the first person, as the pupil will certainly be able, from the kuowledge he has now acquired of the French conjugation, to supply the persons omitted.

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SJ'acqu-iers, iers, iert;

J'assaill-e, es, e; ( nous acqué-rons, ez, acquièrent. nous assaill-ons, ez, ent. J'acquérais.-J'acquis.

J'assaillais.-J'assaillis. J'acquerrai.- Jacquerrais. J'assaillirai.-J'assaillirais.

Que j'acqu-ière, ières, ière; Que j'assaill-e, es, e; que nous acqu-érions, ériez, que nous assaill-ions, iez, ent.

ièrent. Que j'acquisse.

Que j'assaillisse.
Are conjugated alike:

Is conjugated alike:
Conquérir, to conquer.

Tressaillir, to start. Example: Requérir, to require.

Il tressaillit de peur.
S'enquérir, to enquire. Example: He started for fear.

Je me suis enquis de sa santé.
I enquired after his health.

S'asseoir, to sit down.

Boire, to drink.

S'asseyant, assis.

Buvant, bu.

Je m'assieds, tu t'assieds, il s'as. Je bois, tu bois, il boit; sied;

nous buv-ons, ez, boivent. nous nous asseyons, vous vous Je buvais.--Je bus. asseyez, ils s'asseyent.

Je boirai.Je boirais. Je m'asseyais.-Je m'assis. S Que je boiv-e, es, e; Je m'asseyerai.—Je n'asseyerais. que nous buv-ious, iez, boivent.

Que je m'ass-eye, eyes, ied; Que je busse. que nous nous ass-eyions, eyiez,

eyent. Que je m'assisse.

Are conjugated alike.
Se rasseoir, to sit down again.
Surseoir, to adjourn or postpone

(a law term).
VOL. II.

Bouillir, to boil.

Conclure, to conclude.

Bouillant, bouilli.

Concluant, conclu.

Je bous, tu bous, il bout; Je conel-us, us, ut : nous bouill-ons, ez, ent. ? nous conclu-ons, ez, ent. Je bouillais. Je bouillis.

Je concluais. Je conclus.
Je bouillirai.Je bouillirais. Je conclurai.—Je conclurais.

Que je bouill-e, es, e; s Que je conclu-e, es, e;

que nous bouill-ions, iez, ent. ? que nous conclu-ions, iez, ent. Que je bouillisse.

Que je conclusse.

N.B. This verb, as well as its *** Exclure, its only derivaderivative rebouillir, to boil again, tive, may make, in the past partiis seldom used, except in the infi- ciple, either exclu or exclus, for nitive, orthird person of its tenses; the masculine, and of course exto supply the persous correspond-clue, o: excluse, for the feininine. ing with the English, we employ the verb faire : Ex. I boil that, je fais bouillir cela.

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