active-transitive love

active-transitive

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  • This conjugation of the passive verb _to be loved_, is called the _passive, voice_ of the regular active-transitive verb _to love_.

    English Grammar in Familiar Lectures

  • All Passive Verbs _are formed_ by adding the _perfect participle_ of an active-transitive verb, to the neuter verb _to be_.

    English Grammar in Familiar Lectures

  • The infinitive mood, or part of a sentence, is frequently put as the nominative case to a verb, or the object of an active-transitive verb; as, "_To play_ is pleasant;" "Boys love _to play_;" "_That warm climates shorten life_, is reasonable to suppose;" "He does not consider _how near he approaches to his end_."

    English Grammar in Familiar Lectures

  • If you place a perfect participle of an active-transitive verb after this neuter verb _be_, in any mood or tense, you will have a _passive_ verb in the same mood and tense that the verb _be_ would be in if the participle were not used; as, I am _slighted_; I was _slighted_; he will be _slighted_; If I be _slighted_; I may, can, _or_ must be _slighted_,

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  • -- It is in the obj. case, the object of the action, of the active-transitive verb "have learned," and gov. by it, agreeably to RULE 16.

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  • (Repeat the Rule.) -- _Him_ is in the objective case, the object of the action expressed by the active-transitive verb "hast left," and gov. by it: RULE 20.

    English Grammar in Familiar Lectures

  • I have already informed you, that the objective case expresses the object of an action _or_ of a relation; and, also, that there are _three_ parts of speech which govern nouns and pronouns in the objective case, namely, _active-transitive verbs, participles derived from transitive verbs_, and _prepositions_.

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  • Whom_ is in the objective case, the object of the action expressed by the active-transitive verb "saw," and governed by it, agreeably to

    English Grammar in Familiar Lectures

  • Now please to turn back again, and peruse this lecture attentively; after which you may parse, systematically, the following exercises containing nouns in the three cases, and active-transitive verbs.

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  • Prepositions govern the objective case, but they do _not_ express an action done to some object, as an active-transitive verb or participle does.

    English Grammar in Familiar Lectures

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