The Dean's English

The Dean's English

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...man does not now 'mother now in the papers.' I lose his mother."--have read figurative language which p, 251. spoke of lawyers being lost in their papers, and of students being buried in their books; but I never read of a man losing his mother in tho papers."--p. 12. VI. "In the sentence, 'I only bring 'forward some things', the adverb 'only' is similarly misplaced; for, in the following sentence, the words 'Plenty more might be said', show that the 'only' refers to the 'some 'things', and not to the fact of your "In your essay, you say, 'I re 'member, when the French band of "Iremember.when 'the ' Guides' were in this country, the French band of 'reading in the 'Illustrated News'. the 'Guides' were in Were the Frenchmen, when in this this country, to have country, reading in 'The Illustrated read in the 'Illus "News'? or did you mean that you 'trated News'."--p. remembered reading in 'The Illus-249. 'trated News' "?--p. 17. "Tou also say, 'It is not so much 'of the great highway itself of the 'Queen's English that I would now 'speak, as of some of the laws of the "The bye-rules, so 'framed at the various stations '. ious stations."--p. 5. What are the great things which hang up framed at the various stations? "--p. 18 VIII. 'road; the by-rules, to compare small 'things with great, which hang up to speak, which hang up framed atthevarTHE DEAU'S ENGLISH. THE QUEEN'S ENGLISH. IX. "So, too, in that sentence which introduces the body of your essay, you speak of 'the reluctance which 'we in modern Europe have to giving 'any prominence to the personality 'of single individuals in social inter'course'; and yet it was evidently not of single individuals in social intercourse that...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236817486
  • 9781236817488