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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 299 pages of information about Latin for Beginners.

I. 1.  Agebat, agebatur, mittebat, mittebatur, ducebat. 2.  Agunt, aguntur, mittuntur, mittunt, muniunt. 3.  Mittor, mittar, mittam, ducere, ducere. 4.  Dicemur, dicimus, dicemus, dicimur, muniebamini. 5.  Ducitur, ducimini, reperimur, reperiar, agitur. 6.  Agebamus, agebamur, reperiris, reperiemini. 7.  Munimini, veniebam, ducebar, dicetur. 8.  Mittimini, mittitis, mitteris, mitteris, agebamini. 9.  Dicitur, dicit, muniuntur, reperient, audientur.

II. 1.  I was being driven, I was driving, we were leading, we were being led, he says, it is said. 2.  I shall send, I shall be sent, you will find, you will be found, they lead, they are led. 3.  I am found, we are led, they are driven, you were being led (sing. and plur.). 4.  We shall drive, we shall be driven, he leads, he is being led, they will come, they will be fortified. 5.  They were ruling, they were being ruled, you will send, you will be sent, you are sent, (sing. and plur.). 6.  He was being led, he will come, you are said (sing. and plur.).

171. PERSEUS AND ANDROMEDA (Continued)

First learn the special vocabulary, p. 288.

Tum oraculum ita respondet:  “Mala est fortuna tua.  Neptunus, magnus aquarum deus, terrae Aethiopiae inimicus, eas poenas mittit.  Sed para irato deo sacrum idoneum et monstrum saevum ex patria tua agetur.  Andromeda filia tua est monstro grata.  Da eam monstro.  Serva caram patriam et vitam populi tui.”  Andromeda autem erat puella pulchra.  Eam amabat Cepheus maxime.

LESSON XXIX

PRESENT, IMPERFECT, AND FUTURE INDICATIVE PASSIVE OF _-IO:_ VERBS PRESENT PASSIVE INFINITIVE AND IMPERATIVE

  [Special Vocabulary]

  VERB
  supero:, -a:re\, _conquer, overcome_ (insuperable)

  NOUNS
  cu:ra, -ae\, f., _care, trouble_
  
locus, -i:\, m., place, spot (location). Locus\ is neuter in the
    plural and is declined
loca, -o:rum\, etc.
  peri:culum, -i:\, n., _danger, peril_

  ADVERBS
  semper\, _always_
  
tamen\, yet, nevertheless

  PREPOSITIONS
  de:\, with abl., _down from; concerning_
  
per\, with acc., through

  CONJUNCTION
  si\, _if_

172. Review the active voice of capio\, present, imperfect, and future, and learn the passive of the same tenses (Sec. 492).

    a. The present forms capior\ and capiuntur\ are like audior,
    audiuntur\, and the rest of the tense is like
regor\.

    b. In like manner inflect the passive of iacio\ and rapio\.

173. The Infinitive.  The infinitive mood gives the general meaning of the verb without person or number; as, ama:re\, _to love_.  Infinitive means _unlimited_.  The forms of the other moods, being limited by person and number, are called the _finite_, or limited, verb forms.

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