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bien. 24. Sa spur est bien malade. 25. Elle était tout étonnée de nous voir.

ADVERBS OF NEGATION. 26. Je n'ose aller la voir. 27. Elle ne cesse de pleurer. 28. Je ne sais que faire. 29. Je a'ai qu’un frère, et je ne sais où il est. 30. Je le cherche partout, et je ne puis le trouver. 31. Vous n'avez guère de patience. 32. Je crois vraiment que je n'en ai point du tout.

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Theme 44. ADVERBS. (See List 1.) 1. Formerly I studied little; now I study more, and I am more contented. 2. You were sick then, now you are in good health, and you are strong. 3. Henceforth I will be true to my duties. 4. I am first going to the post-office, and then to the bank. 5. I have the box; there is nothing in it. 6. He was in the house, and I was outside. 7. Here is a bench; let us sit down upon it. 8. Put your books under it. 9. Wait for me; I have almost finished.

ADVERBS OF QUANTITY. 10. I work more than you. 11. You have more patience than I. 12. He has as much courage as patience. 13. You have less prudence than Bourage.

ADVERBS IN MENT. 14. We usually dine at five o'clock. 15. Walk slowly; we cannot follow you. 16. Tell him politely that he has not acted prudently in that affair. 17. I say that only because he thinks otherwise.

ADJECTIVES AS ADVERBS. 18. He sells too dear. 19. You sing out of tune. 20. You speak too loud. 21. She speaks so low that I cannot understand her. 22. She does not play correctly.

MODIFICATION OF ADVERBS AND ADJECTIVES. 23. She is very

tall, 24. He is extremely polite. 25. They were very much astonished to see us. 26. It was very warm. 27. I was very thirsty. 28. She is rather pretty and quite young.

ADVERBS OF NEGATION. 29. He dares not say it. 30. You do not cease speaking. 31. I cannot answer all your questions. 32. I do not know what to say. 33. It shall be 80 (thus); you have but to say so (it). 34. I have but one sister, and she is not well at all.

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FORTY-FIFTH LESSON.

THE PREPOSITION.*

List of Prepositions that are frequently used.
Avant, before (time or order). Environ, about.
À cause de, on account of. Excepté, except.
À côté de, by the side of, by. Faute de, for want of.
À l'égard de, with regard to. Hors, out.
Au lieu de, instead of.

Jusque, till, until; as far as
Auprès de, near, close by; with. Malgré, in spite of.
Autour de, around.

Parmi, among
Contre, against.

Pendant, during Depuis, since.

Près de, near by. Dès, from.

Quant à, as to. Derrière, behind.

Selon, Devant, before ( position)

Suivant, Durant, during.

Sur, upon. Entre, between.

Vers, towards (physically). Envers, towards (morally). Vis-à-vis, opposite.

} according to

• Introduction, p. 17, 8.

Vocabulary 45. L'examen, m., the examination. L'hôtel de ville, the city hall. Les vacances, f., the vacation. L'ouest, m., the west. L'été, m., summer.

Etre fâché contre, to be angs Un parent, m., a relative.

with. Une parente, f., a relative. Etre fâché de, to be sorry for. Une personne, a person.

Tourner, to turn.
Une circonstance, a circumstance. Aîné, oldest.
Mon avis, m., my advice; my En vérité, indeed.
opinion.

Eh bien! welli

Exercise 45. 1. Jules se plaint de moi, parce que je n'ai pas voulu sortir avec lui. 2. Depuis ce jour, il croit que je suis fâché contre lui. 3. À cause de cela, il ne vient plus me voir. 4. Entre nous, je n'en suis pas fâché. 5. Il s'est toujours bien comporté envers moi. 6. Il est venu passer quelques jours avec moi pendant les vacances. 7. Durant l'été nous étions presque toujours hors de la ville. 8. Autrefois mon cousin demeurait auprès de la banque. 9. Je l'ai rencontré ce matin près d'ici. 10. Son frère demeure vis-à-vis de l'hôtel de ville. 11. Nous demeurons à côté de l'église. 12. Ne sortez pas sans parapluie. 13. Le vent a tourné vers l'ouest; il va pleuvoir. 14. Suivant votre avis je ne devrais pas y aller.' 15. Quant à cela je n'ai rien à vous dire. 16. A l'égard de cette affaire, il faut agir selon les circonstances.

Theme 45. 1. I started from home after (the) breakfast, and (1) arrived here before (the) dinner. 2. My father came with me, but my mother staid at home on account of the cold. 3. I do not know wbat to do with regard to that business. 4. As to that, I cannot tell you anything. 5. You must act according to the advice of your father. 6. I will act according to circumstances. 7. I have not seen Louis since last Monday. 8. I believe that he is angry with me.

9. I should be sorry for it, for he has always acted well towards me. 10. I shall return here towards evening (le soir). 11. There were about two hundred persons at the examination. 12. All my relatives were there except my eldest brother, who was out of town. 13. Your cousin was sitting by me. 14. Julia was behind me, and my mother was sitting before me. 15. Henry was sitting near the window, between his two sisters. 16. I did not recognize you among so many strangers.

FORTY-SIXTH LESSON.

TKE CONJUNCTION.I— THE INTERJECTION.

Ainsi que,

1. List of conjunctions that are frequently used: Afin que,l in order that.

Dès que, as soon as. Ainsi, thus.

Donc, then; therefore. as well as

Et, and. } Aussi bien que,

Jusqu'à ce que,l until. À moins que, unless.

Lorsque, when. Aussitôt que, as soon as.

Mais, but. Avant que,i before.

Néanmoins, nevertheless, Bien que, although.

Ni, neither; nor. Car, for.

Ou, or. Cependant, however,

Parce que, because. Depuis que, since (temporal). Pendant que, while.

+ Place the adjective after the noun.

Introduction, p. 17, 9.
3 Introduction, p. 17, 10.
I Those conjunctions require the verb in the subjunctive mode.

Pourquoi, why.
Pourtant, however.
Pour quent in order that.
Pourvu quent provided
Puisque, since (causat).
Quand, when.

Que, that.
Quoiquet although.
Sans que,t unless ; without.
Si, if ; whether.
Tant que, as long as.
Tandis que, while.

INTERJECTIONS.

The principal interjections are: Ha! ha!

Bah! pahaw ! Ah! ah !

Paix! silence ! Aie! oh!

Chut! hist! Hélas! alas |

Hola! hallo! Oh! oh!

Hé bien! hey then! now then ! Fil fy!

Eh bien! well then!

Vocabulary 46.
Se dépêcher, to make hagte. Tine occasion, an opportunity.
Se livrer (à), to apply (to). Une situation, a situation.
Compter (sur), to rely (upon). Un avantage, an advantage.
Aider, to help.

Levé, risen.
Tirer, to pull; to draw; tirer Magnifique, magnificent.

quelqu'un d'embarras, to get. À propos, seasonably; bien à one out of difficulty.

propos, at the right time. Réparer, to repair; to amend ; Puis, then; et puis, and next : to make amends for.

what next.

Exercise 46. CONJUNCTIONS. 1. Vous savez aussi bien

que

moi qu'on nous attend, cependant vous ne vous dépêchez pas. 2. Aussitôt que je me serai habillé, nous partirons. 3. Nous arriverons avant que mon oncle soit levé. 4. Depuis que mon

+ Thesr conjnpstions require the verk in the subjunctiva man

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