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68 THE PASSIVE VOICE


. The verbs dico, say j duc5, lead; and faci5, make, have the irregular forms die, due, and fae in the singular. . Give the present active imperative, singular and plural, of venio, dueo, Yoco, doeeo, laudo, dico, sedeo, ago, faeio, miinio, mitto, rapio. . EXERCISES I. I. Fugient, faciunt, iaciebat. 2. Dele, ntintiate, fugiunt. 3. Ve- nite, die, facietis. 4. DOcite, iaciam, fugiebant. 5. Fac, iaciebamus, fugimus, rapite. 6. Sedete, reperi, doCete. 7 . Fugiemus, iacient, rapies. 8. Reperient, rapiebatis, nocent. 9. Favete, resiste, parebitis. . Vola ad multas terras etda auxilium. 11. Ego tela mea capiam et multas feras delebo. 12. Quis fabulae tuae credet? 13. Este bonl, pueri, et audite verba grata magistri. II. I. The goddess will seize her arms and will hurl her weapons. 2. With her weapons she will destroy many beasts. 3. She will give aid to the weak.^ 4. She will fly to many lands and the beasts will flee. 5. Romans, telP the famous story to your children. Third Review, Lessons XVIII-XXVI, §§ 510-512 LESSON XXVII THE PASSIVE VOICE • PRESENT, IMPERFECT, AND FUTURE INDICATIVE OF AMO AND MONEO . The Voices. Thus far the verb forms have been in the active voice; that is, they have represented the subject as performing an action ; as, ^he lion — ^ killed —*- the hunter A verb is said to be in the passive voice when it represents its sub- ject as receiving an action ; as, The lion -• — was killed -* — by the hunter Note the direction of the arrows.

Plural. An adjective used as a noun. (Cf. §99. II. 3.) - Imperative. 

The imperative generally stands first, as in English.