The Complete French Master

For Ladies and Gentlemen. Containing I. A New Methodical French Grammar. II. A Well-digested and Copious Vocabulary. III. Familiar Phrases and Dialogues, on All Manner of Subjects. IV. Dialogues of Wit and Humour. V. A Taste of the French Poetry. VI. A Collection of French Songs. Vii. A Collection of Choice Proverbs. Viii. A Catalogue of French Books, Fit for a Lady's Or Gentleman's Library. For the Use of the Late Duke of Glocester. By Mr. A. Boyer. Author of the Royal Dictionary, French and English

The second compound tense, called first preterpluperset, expresses an action,
not only perfectly past, but done also before another, of which one-speaks, was
begun; Ex. 7'avoir chanté quand vour vinter, I had sung when you came; j'étois ...