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Present Tense. 59. Sing. I love or do love, thou lovest or dost love, he loveth or loves, or doth or does love. Plu. We love or do love, ye or you love or do love, they love or do love.

Imperfet Tense. 60. Sing. I loved or did love, thou lovedst or didst love, he loved or did love. Plu. We loved or did love, ye loved or did love, they loved or did love.

Perfect Tense. 65. Sing. I have loved, thou hast loved, he hath or has loved. Plu. We have loved, ye have loved, they have loved.

Pluperfect Tense. 62. Sing. I had loved, thou hadít loved, he had loved. Plu. We had loved, ye had loved, they had loved.


Future Tense. 63. Sing. I shall or will love, thou shalt or wilt love, he shall or will love. Plu. We shall or will love, ye shall or will love, they shall or will love.

64. Some Verbs in this Mode will admit of a second Future, especially fuch as signify the completing of any Thing: as, I shall or will have finished it to-morrow.


.. 65. Sing. Love, do thou love, or love thou. Plu. Love, do ye love,

or love ye.


Prefent Tense. 66. Sing. I must, may, can, would, could, or should love; thou must,

Note 65. Let, commonly called a sign of the imperative Mode, is properly a Verb in that Mode; as in the Example, let him, love, the Meaning is, permit or suffer him to'love:


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mayest, canft, wouldest, couldest, or shouldest love; he must, may, can, would, could, or should love. Plu. We must, may, can, would, could, or should love; ye, &c.

Perfect Tense. 67. Sing. I must, might, would, could, or should have loved ; thou must, mightest, wouldest, couldest, or shouldest have loved; he must, might, would, could, or should have loved. Plu. We must, might, would, could, or should have loved ; ye, &c.

68. The Pluperfect Tense, in this Mode, is best expressed by the perfect : as, I might have loved her before the Time you mention.

69. The future Tense of moft Verbs, in this Mode, is best expressed by the present: as, I may love to-morrow.

Let, therefore, seems to be a Verb of the im. perative, and love of the infinitive Mode; the Sign, to, being understood, though not exprefied.

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70. There is a subjunctive* or conditional Form, which drops the personal Terminations in certain Tenses of this Mode: as, though thou love, though he love.

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71. Present Tense, to love ; Perfect, to have loved ; Future, about to love.

72. When the Termination of the preter Tense is not formed by adding d, or ed, to the first Person of the present Tense singular, the Verb may be called irregular; but that Irregularity being discovered, and observed in the preter Tenses, the Verb is declined, in all other Respects, as the regular Verb aforegoing.

* From fub, under, and jungo, to join,

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Present Tense.

73. Sing. I am, thou art, he is. Plu. We are, ye or you are, they are.

Imperfect Tense.

74. Sing. I was, thou waft, or you were, he was.

Plu. We were, ye were, they were.


Perfect Tense. 75. Sing. I have been, thou halt been, he hath or has been. Plu. We have been, ye have been, they have been.

PluperfeEt Tense. 76. Sing. I had been, thou hadfe been, he had been. Plu. We had been, ye had been, they had been.


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