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FORMS OF CONJUGATION

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SUBJUNCTIVE MODE

Present: If I be loving Past: If I were loving

Past Perfect: If I had been loving

POTENTIAL MODE
Present: I may be loving

Present Perfect: I may have been loving
Past: I might be loving

Past Perfect: I might have been loving

IMPERATIVE MODE
Present: Be thou loving

INFINITIVE
Present: To be loving Present Perfect: To have been loving

PARTICIPLES
Present: Loving Compound: Having been loved

THE EMPHATIC FORM

INDICATIVE MODE

Present: I do love Past: I did love

SUBJUNCTIVE MODE
Present: If I do iove Past: If I did love

IMPERATIVE MODE
Present: Do thou love

Present:

Present Perfect:

Past:

Past Perfect:

Future:

Future Perfect:

INTERROGATIVE FORM
INDICATIVE MODE
Do I love? Am I loving?
Have I loved? Have I been loving?
Did I love? Was I loving?
Had I loved? Had I been loving?
Shall I love? Shall I be loving?
Shall I have loved? Shall I have been loving?

POTENTIAL MODE
Present: Must I love? Past: Might I love?

Present Perfect: Must I have loved? Past Perfect: Might I have loved?

CXXXIX. NEGATIVE FORMS

To conjugate a verb negatively, place "not" after it or after the first auxiliary, but before the infinitive and the participles.

Ex. — Indicative: I learn not, or, I do not learn. I have not learned. I learned not, or, did not learn, etc.

Infinitive: Not to learn. Not to have learned.

Participle: Not learning. Not learned. Not having learned.

To conjugate a verb interrogatively and negatively, in the indicative and potential modes, place the subject and "not" after the verb, or after the first auxiliary.

Ex.—"Learn I not?" or, "Do I not learn?" "Have I not learned?" "Did I not learn?" etc.

CXL. EXERCISES

Write a synopsis of the transitive verbs write, think, row, arouse, build, conquer, command, entreat, teach, and instruct, in the indicative, subjunctive, and potential modes, active and passive voices.

Tell the mode, tense, person, and number of each verb in the following sentences:

1. He has gone. 2. I might write. 3. We had gone. 4. He had been assured. 5. If I were loved. 6. They may have been left. 7. You were seen. 8. Thou wilt have loved. 9. She will have been invited. 10. He might have built. 11. You might have been seen. 12. The vessel will have sailed. 13. We might have written. 14. They were loved. 15. If I had been loved. 16. If he is loved. 17. Though he love. 18. Though he is loved. 19. If I may be seen. 20. We can go. 21. Go. 22. Remain. 23. If he return. 24. If he returns.

IRREGULAR VERBS

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CXLI. IRREGULAR VERBS

An irregular verb is one which does not form its past tense and perfect participle by adding d or ed to the present tense; as, do, did, done; go, went, gone.

The following list contains the principal parts of most of the irreg

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