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There's a Les MisÚrables song called "I Dreamed A Dream" that goes "I
dreamed a dream in time gone by / When hope was high and life worth
living..." I believe. I wonder what the nationality of the lyric writer
was...

Imperative

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>Actually, I've grouped these verbs into a "class" something like this:
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>sleep > slept
>leave > left
>dream > dreamt
>*learn > learnt (learned)
>meet > met
>keep > kept
>read > read
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>basically the requirement is that they be weak and have the vowel /i/ in
the present and /E/ in the past. I don't know if this is a valid category
for most linguists...but I certainly classify them like that.
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>Elliott