new introduction to the Latin language

being an attempt to exemplify the Latin syntax, and render familiar to the mind the grammatical construction of this useful language : containing critical and explanatory notes on all the rules of government and agreement
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Latin language -- Grammar -- Early works to
Statementby Caleb Alexander ...
GenreEarly works to 1800.
ContributionsAmerican Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsPA2084 .A4
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, [2], 14-215, [1] p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6524566M
LC Control Number10028575

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