The French construction; with annotations and remarks on French prose composition

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Ellipsis of the Verbs on which an Infinitive depends after Comment Que Oi Pourquoi A quoi bon
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A before an Infinitive expressing a thing adoing
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Must have followed by a Past Participle
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Ought to have and Should have foliowed by a Past Participle
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Might or Could have followed by a Past Participle
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Would have followed by a Past Participle
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Should Might Could or Would have denoting contingency
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Have and Get followed by an Objective and a Past Par ticiple
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Faire preceded by Le La Les or by Lui or Leur
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Faire in the sense of to order to cause to be done
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To have just or To be just rendered by Venir de or Ne faire que de the latter expression not to be mistaken for Ne faire que
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To rendered by Pour
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To rendered by Qui and a Tense of the Indicative or the Subjunctive
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For me to For thee to c translated by the Subjunctive
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The Infinitive with an Objective before it rendered by the Indicative or the Subjunctive
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Passive and Indeterminate Proposition expressed by On dit On croit c
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English Adjectives or Participles preceded by So or Such and followed by
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To be rendered by the future of Devoir or Etre in stipula tions advertisements c
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An Infinitive Nominative to Est with or without
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Etre in the Singular or Plural after an Infinitive
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Infinitive or Relative Clauses in Incidental Propositions
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Infinitives requiring
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Verbs requiring Etre in their Compound Tenses
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En with Aller
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Historical Present 78 Present instead of the Perfect used in English 79 Imperfect instead of the Pluperfect used in English 80 Past Indefinite instead of...
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Past Indefinite
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Jai eu diné c
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Future
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Shall Interrogative rendered by Vouloir
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Will signifying Will or Choice rendered by Vouloir
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Shall and Will translated by Aller
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IVill and Would denoting habits
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The Future and the Conditional used in Conj
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Statements instead of the Past 93 The Future and Conditional used after Quand Lorsque c
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Should Could Would and Might expressing a future contingent
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Do not mistake Quand Quand même for Quoique Bien que Encore que
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Should rendered by Fautil que
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On
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On SiIf 99 On SiWhether 100 IMPERATIVE CONSTRUCTION
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Subjunctive after Qui que Quoi que Si que Si peu que
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Transposition of the Nominative when the Verb is preceded by Aussi Peutêtre c
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Transposition of the Nominative when it has many de pendent words or when the Verb has no Objective
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Transposition of the Nominative after Quotations
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Transposition of the Nominative in Interrogative Ex clamatory or Optative Sentences
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Construction of
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Construction of
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Le meaning It So That
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Place of the Objective Pronouns
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when of the third person
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On the Objective Pronouns of Reflective Verbs
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Two Verbs united by Et may have but one and the same Objective
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Repetition of the Objective Pronouns
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Objective resumed by Le La Les En or Transposed
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A Verb with Objectives of the same length
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It or Them with reference to Inanimate Objects
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Construction of the Disjunctive Pronouns
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Disjunctive Objectives
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On Soi
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On the Possessive Pronouns
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Possessive Adjectives rendered by the Article and the Pronouns Me Te Se c
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Article used without Me Te
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The Person rather than the Thing spoken of used
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Mine Thine c translated by Moi Toi c
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Its and Theirs rendered by Son Sa Ses Leur Leurs
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On Lequel Laquelle c
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On Qui Interrogative
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RULE PAGE
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On Quiconque
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Adjectives varying their meaning according as they
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On the Partitive Article
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variable
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The Former of Two Nouns in English becomes the Last
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20 John Lounger 226 Murad the Unlucky
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The Moors Legacy 258 The Story of Macbeth 280 Alcander
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TEST QUESTIONS
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ACTIVE PARTICIPIAL CONSTRUCTION 41 Verbal Adjective 42 Present Participle referring to the Nominative or the Objective 43 Present Particip...
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Past Participle of Reflective Verbs
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On the application of the Tenses 102 Imperfect and Pluperfect of the Subjunctive 103 Subjunctive used after Verbs Conjunctions c express ing won...
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On Lun lautre Lun et lautre Lun ou lautre Ni lun
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