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and speaketh of the time perfectly past, and of the action finished without regard to any thing else; as, 1 bave read, or quite dope reading.

Q. How is the preterimperfect tense known?

A. By the sigos did and didst, and speaketh of the time past, but shews that something was then a-doing, but not finished at that time which we speak of; as, I did read while you was at play.

Q. How is the preterpluperfect tense known? A. By the signs had and hadst, and speaketh also of the time past, but shows that something had been done before another thing that was done and past; as, I had read an hour before I wrote my exercise.

Q. How is the first future tense known? A. The first future tense is koown by the sigos shall and will, and speaketh of a short space of time to come; as, I will read presently: you shall write to morrow.

Q. How is the second future tepse knowo ?

A. The secood future tense is known by the signs shall or will hercaster, and speaketh of a long space of time to come ; as, I shall read hereafter.

OF THE NUMBER OF VERBS.
Q. How many numbers are there in verbs ?
A. Two: the singular and the plural.
Q. How do you know the number of the verb?
4. By the number of its nominative case.
Q. Have all verbs numbers?

A. All, but verbs of the infinitive mood, which have no number, because they admit of no uominative case,

OF THE PERSON OF VERBS.
Q. How are verbs otherwise divided ?
A. Info personals and impersonals.
Q. What is a verb personal?

A. Any verb that will admit the pronoun I, thou, he, she; or their plurals, we, ye, or they before it.

Q. What is a verb impersonal?

A. It is an absolute verb, which hath only one persona and therefore can ouly admit of the pronoun it before it; as, it raineth: it freezeth: it is hot: it is cold.

Q: How many kinds of impersonals are there?
A. 'Two: aetiye; as, it rains : passive; as, it is warm.

OF THE HELPING VERBS,
Q. What is a helping verb?

A. It is a verb that is prefixt to another verb, to depote or signify the time or the mood, or the manner of the verb. Q. Which are the belping verbs? A. Do, dost, does, doth, did, didst, have, hast, has, baths

had, hadst, will, wilt, shall, shalt, may, mayst, can, canst, might, mightest, would, wouldst, should shouldst, could, couldst, ought, oughtest, let, am, are, is, was, were, been, and be.

See the formation of verbs both personal and impersonal, through mood and tense in the several pages following.

Of the formation of the verb active, to educate. Q. Conjugate the verb active educate, through mood and tense. A. INDICATIVE MOOD.

Present tense. Sing. I educate or do educate; thou educatest or dost educate; or you educate or do educate; he educateth, educates; or doth or does educate. Plur. We educate or do educate; ye or you educate or do educate; they educate or do educate.

Preterperfect tense. Sing. I have educated; thou hast or you have educated; he hath or has educated. Plur.' We have educated; ye or you bave educated; they liave educated.

Preterimperfect tense. Sing. I educated or did educate; thou educatest or didst educate, or you educated or did educate; he educated or did educate. Plur. We educate or did educate; ye or you educate or did educate; they educated or did educate.

Preterpluperfect tense. Sing. I had educated; thou hadst or you had educated; he had educated. Plur. We had educated; ye or you had educated; they had educated.

First future tense. Sing. I shall or will educate; thou shalt or wilt, or you shall or will educate; he shall or will educate. Plur. We shall or will educate; ye or you shall or will educate; they shall or will educate.

Second future tense. Sing. I shall or will educate hereafter; thou shalt or wilt, or you shall or will educate hereafter; he shall or will educate hereafter. Plur. We shall or will educate hereafter; ye or you shall or will educate hereafter; they shall or will educate hereafter.

IMPERATIVE MOOD. Sing. Educate thou; let him educate. Plur. Let us educate; educate ye; let them educate.

POTENTIAL MOOD.

Present tense. Sing. I may or can educate; thou mayst or canst, or you may or can educate; he mayor can educate. Plur. We may or can educate; ye or you may or can educate; they may or cap educate.

Preterperfect tense. Sing. I might or could bave educated; thou mightest or couldst, or you might or could have educated; he might or could have educated. Plur. We might or could have educated; ye or you might or could have educated; they might or could have educated.

Preterimperfect tense. Sing. I might or could educate; thou mightest or couldst, or you might or could educate; he might or could educate. Plur. We might or could educate; ye or you might or could educate; they might or could educate.

Preterpluperfect tense. Sing. I might or could have had educated; thou mightest or couldest, or you might or could have had educated; he might or could have had educated. Plur. We might or could have had educated; ye or you might or could have had educated; they might or could have had educated.

First future tense is wanting.

Second future tense. Sing. I mayor can educate hereafter; thou mayest or canst, or you may or cap educate 'hereafter; he may or can educate hereafter. Plur. We may or can educate hereafter; ye or you may or can educate hereafter; they may or can educate hereafter.

The Optative mood is made by prefixing an adver of wishing to the potential mood; as, O that I might educate ! &c.

The Subjunctive mood is made by prefixing a conjunction to the potential mood; as, if I could educate, &c.

INFINITIVE MOOD.
Present tense, to educate.
Preter perfect tense, to have educated.
Preterimperfect tense,
Preterpluperfect tense, and are wanting
First future tense,

Second future tense, to educate hereafter.
PARTICIPLE OF THE PRESENT TENSE. EDUCATING.
Of the formation of the verb passive, to be educated.
Q. Tlow is the verb passive conjugated ?
A. By the help of the verb am or be, and their derivatives,
Q. Give ao example.

INDICATIVE MOOD.

Present tense. Sing. I am educated; thou art or you are educated; he is educated. Plur. We are educated; ye or you are educated: they are educated.

Preterperfect tense. Sing. I have been educated; thou hast, or you bave been educated; he hath or has been educated. Plur. We have.. been educated; ye or you have been educated; they have to been educated.

Preterimperfect tense. Sing. I was educated; thou wast, or you was educated; he was educated. Plur. We were educated; ye or you were educated; they were educated.

Preterpluperfect tense. Sing. I had been educated; thou hadst, or you had been educated; he had been educated. Plur. We had been edu. cated; ye or you had been educated; they had been educated.

First future tense. Sing. I shall or will be educated; thou shalt or wilt, or you shall or will be educated; he shall or will be educated. Plur, We shall or will be educated; ye or you shall or will be educated; they shall or will be educated.

Sscond future tense. Sing. I shall or will be educated hereafter; thou shalt or will or you shall or will be educated hereafter; he shall or wilt be educated hereafter. Plur. We shall or will be educated hereafter; ye or you shall or will be educated hereaf. Ler; they shall or will be educated hereafter.

IMPERATIVE MOOD. Sing. Be thou educated; let him be educated. Plur. Let us be educated; be ye educated; let them be educated,

POTENTIAL MOOD.

Present tense. Sing. I may or can be educated; thou mayest or canst, or you may or can be educated; he may or can be educated.Plur. We may or can be educated; ye or you may or can be educated; they may or can be educated.

Preter perfect tense Sing. I might or could have been educated; thon nightest or couldst, or you might or could have been educated; he might or could have been educated. Plur. We might or could have been educated; ye or you might or could have been educated; they might or could have been educated.

Preteriinperfect tense. Sing. I might or could be educated; thou mightest or couldst, or you might or could be educated; he might or could be educated. Plur. We might or could be educated; ye or you might or could be educated; they might or could be educated.

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Preterpluperfect tense. Sing. I might or could have had been educated; thou wrightest or couldst, or you might or could have had been educated; he might or could have had been educated. Plur. We might or could have had been educated; ye or you might or could have had been educated; they might or could have had been educated.

First future tense is wanting.

Second future tense. Sing. I may or can be educated hereafter; thou mayest or canst, or you may or can be educated hereafter; be may or can be educated hereafter. Plur. We may or can be educated hereafter; ye or you may or can be educated hereafter; they may or can be educated hereafter.

The Optative mood is made by prefixing an adverb of wishing to the potential mood; as, o ibat I can be educated! or, O that I could be educated ! &c.

The Subjunctive mood is inade by prefixing a conjunction to the potential mood; as, if I could be educated, &c.

INFINITIVE MOOD.
Present tense, to be educated.
Preterperfect tense, to have been educated.
Preterimperfect tense,
Preterpluperfect tense, and

are wanting.
First future tense
Second future tense, to be educated hereafter.

PARTICIPLE OF THE PRESENT TENSE, EDUCATED.
Q. How are verbs peuter formed ?
A. Some like verbs active, and some like verbs passive.
Q. How are verbs in personal formed ?

A. Impersonals are formed throughout all moods and terses in the third person singular only.

Q. Give an example of the formation of the verb impersonal active, it rains. A.

INDICATIVE MOOD.
Present tense, it rains, or doth, or does rain, or it raineth.
Preterperfect tense, it bath rained.
Preterimperfect tense, it rained, or did rain.
Preterpluperfect tense, it had rained.
First future tense, it shall, or will rain.
Second future tense, it shall, or will rain hereafter.
IMPERATIVE MOOD. Let it rain.

POTENTIAL MOOD.
Present tense, it may or cao rain.
Preterperfect tense, it might or could have rained.
Preterimperfect tense, it might or could raio.

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