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Pluperfect Tense. · Singular.

Plural. II might, could, would, or 1 We might, could, would, o should have been

should have been 2 Thou mightst, couldst, wouldst, 2 Ye or you might, could, would, or shouldst have been

or should have been 8 He might, could, would, or 3 They might, could, would, or shunld have been

should have been

: Subjunctive Mode.

Present Tense.
Singular.

Plural. 1 If I bo

1 If we be 2 If thou be

2 If ye or you be 3 If he be

3 If they be Imperfect Tense. Singular.

Plural. 1 If I were

1 If we were 2 If thou wert

2 If ye or you were 8 If he were

3 If they were

Perfect Tense,
Singular.

Plural. 1 If I have been

1 If we have been 2 If thou hast been

2 If ye or you have been 3 If he hath or has been

3 If they have been
Pluperfect Tense.
Singular.

Plural. 1 If I had been

1 If we had been 2 If thou hadst been

2 If ye or you had been 3 If he had been

3 If they had been
First Future Tense.
Singular. .

Plural. 1 TT I shall or will be

1 If we shall or will be 2 If thou shalt or wilt be

2 If ye or you shall or will be 3 If he shall or will be

3 If they shall or will be Second Future Tense. ..' Singular. .

Plural. 'If I shall have been

i If we shall have been 2 If thou shalt have been

2 If ye or you shall have boen 8 'If he shall have been

8 If they shall have been

Infinitive Mode.
Present Tense, To be Perfect, To have been

Participles.
Present, Being Perfect, Been
Compound Perfect, Having been.

QUESTIONS. What kind of verb is to be?--You will conjugate this verb, through all its modes, tenses, numbers, and persons, beginning with the indicative mode, present tense, first person singular.-In what mode, tense, number, and person, do you find each of the following expressions, from this verb: We were; He has been; I had been; They will have been; Thou shouldst be; We may have been; I might have been; If thou wert; To be? What kind of participle is being ?--What kind is been ?

REVIEW.,, You are and you were are used much more frequently than thou art, and thou wast, even when the singular number is intended. The phrase you was, though often heard in colloquial and extemporaneous discourse, is not well supported by standard writers, and consequently must be considered vulgar.

This verb to be is the most irregular verb in the language, and one which it is of the utmost importance to commit thoroughly to memory, and to understand well.

This verb, unlike any other, forms its imperfect subjunctive, in the singular number, very different from the singular of the indicative imperfect; as I was, if I were. &c.

· LESSON XV. A REGULAR ACTIVE VERB is conjugated in the following manner:

Indicative Mode.

Present Tense.
Singular.

Plural. 1 I love

I We love 2 Thou lovest

2 Ye or you love 3 He, she, or it loveth or loves 3 They love

Imperfect Tense.
Singular."

Plural. 1 I loved

.1 We loved 2 Thou lovedst

2 Ye or you loved 3 He loved

3 They loved

Perfect Tense.
Singular.

Plaral. 1 I have loved

1 We have loved 2 Thou hast loved

2 Ye or you have loved 3 He hath or has loved

3 They have loved
Pluperfect Tense.
Singular.

Plural. 1 I had loved

1 We had loved 2 Thou hadst loved

2 Ye or you had loved 3 He had loved

3 They had loved First Future Tense. Singular.

Plural. 1 I shall or will love

i We shall or will love 2 Thou shalt or wilt love 2 Ye or you shall or will love 3 He shall or will love

3 They shall or will love
Second Future T'ense.
Singular.

Plural. 1 I shall have loved

i We shall have loved 2 Thou wilt have loved

2 Ye or you will have loved 3 He will have loved

3 They will have loved
Imperative Mode.
Singular.

Plural. 2 Love thou, or do thou love 2 Love ye or you, or do yo love

Potential Mode.

Present Tense.
Singular...

Plural. 1 I may or can love

1 We may or can love 2 Thou mayst or canst love 2 Ye or you may or can love .3 He may or can love

3 They may or can love
. Inperfect Tense.
Singular.

Plural. II might, could, would, or i We might, could, would, or should love

should love 2 Thou mightst, couldst, 2 Ye or you might, could,

wouldst, or shouldst love would, or should love 3 He might, could, would, or 3 They might, could, would, or should love

should love
Perfect Tense.
Singular.

Plural. 1 I may or can have loved 1 We may or can have loved 2 Thou mayst or canst have 2 Ye or you may or can have loved

loved 3 He may or can have loved 3 They may or can have loved

Pluperfect Tense.
Singular.

*** ... "Plural. II might, could, would, or 1 We might, could, would, or should have loved

should have loved 2 Thou mightst, couldst, wouldst, 2 Ye or you might, could, or shouldst have loved

would, or should have loved 3 He might, could, would, or 3 They might, could, would, or should have loved

should have loved

Subjunctive Mode.

Present Tense.
Singular.

Plural.
1 If I love

1 If we love 2 If thou love

2 If ye or you love
3 If he love

3 If they love
Imperfect Tense.
Singular.

Plural.
1 If I loved

1 If we loved 2 If thou lovedst

2 If ye or you loved 3 If he loved

3 If they loved

Singular.

Perfect Tenise.
Singular.

Plural. if I have loved

1 If we have loved 2 If thou hast loved

2 If ye or you have loved 3 If he hath or has loved 3 If they have loved Pluperfect Tense.

Plural. 1 If I had loved

1 If we had loved 2 If thou hadst loved

2 If ye or you had loved 3.If he had loved

3 If they had loved
First Future Tense.
Singular.

Plural. i If I shall or will love . If we shall or will love 2 If thou shalt or wilt love 2 If ye or you shall or will love 3 If he shall or will love 3 If they shall or will love

Second Future Tense.
Singular.

Plural. 1 If I shall have loved . 1 If we shall have loved 2 If thou shalt have loved 2 If ye or you shall have loved 3 If he shall have loved

3 If they shall have loved
'Infinitive Mode.
Present, 'To love Perfect, To have loved

Participles.
Present, Loving

Perfect, Loved
Compound Perfect, Having loved

QUESTIONS. What kind of verb is love ?-You may now conjugate this verb, beginning with the indicative mode, present tense, first person, singular.-In what mode, tense, number, and person, do you find each of the following expressions, from this verb: It loveth ; We loved ; Thou hast loved ; You had loved ; They will love; Love ye; We can love; I might love; You might have loved ; If we love ; If we have loved ? ---In the indicative mode, how do you

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