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CONJUGATION 51

LESSON XVIII

CONJUGATION

THE PRESENT, IMPERFECT, AND FUTURE TENSES OF SUM

119. The intiection of a verb is called its tonjugation (ef. 4 23). in inghsh the verb has but few changcs in form1 the different meanings ben c’xj,rescd by the usc of persønat pmnowis and auxiliaries, as, I an, ,rrid wt /iavc carrkd //i’v shall hwt wrnd, etc. In Latin, on thc other hand, instead of using perstiwt) pronouns and aukiliaiy verbs, the form changes with the meaning. In this way the konia.ns cxpresscd differences in h’nsr, ,m’.,d 1401(4 ftnon, and ,aumkr. 120. The Tenses. The different forms of a verb rc’fening to differ. em times are called its tcn cs. The chief distinctions of time are l)t.Wflt, past, and future: