Composition Rhetoric-Literature; A Four Years' Course for Secondary Schools

Composition Rhetoric-Literature; A Four Years' Course for Secondary Schools

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...exposition deals with subjects not familiar to every one, the writer must take great care to arrange his ideas in a methodical fashion, easy for readers to follow. He should make an outline for his theme, deciding just what material belongs in each paragraph. EXERCISE. Make cm outline for each of the following passages. The Discipline is distinctively military. All cadets must reside in quarters; must be present at all roll-calls and duties, unless in hospital or regularly excused, and must not go beyond cadet limits, unless with general or special leave. Prompt obedience, a strict regard for military etiquette, neatness in person and quarters, attention to duty, studiousness and truthfulness are fundamental requirements. Cadets are forbidden to have or to use firearms or weapons of any kind, tobacco in any form, malt or spirituous liquors, playing cards, and to haze or annoy other cadets. The officers, teachers and cadets of the Academy form one family, rooming in the same buildings and sitting at the same tables. This intimate relation between teacher and pupil is very helpful in securing control, and in interesting the students in the life and work of the Academy. It is also a great safeguard to young men, and is the chief reason why, in a well-conducted military school, vice never secures a foothold, and wild, reckless conduct is unknown. Catalogue of the New York Military Academy. Why Latin is Used by Physicians. "I don't see," said the man who was leaning against the drug-store counter, " why a doctor can't write his prescription in English instead of Latin." The druggist said, " You think, I suppose, that the doctor writes his prescription in Latin so it can't be read so easily--so the layman can't steal his trade and learn what he is...show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 222g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236662490
  • 9781236662491