Essentials of English Volume N . 1

Essentials of English Volume N . 1

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...Brook," though perhaps a little easier to handle. Make your second and fourth lines rime.-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/-/ Try to finish the following stanzas, using the rhythms suggested. After you have done this, you will be ready to write a poem entirely your own. Use as many of Tennyson's beautiful words as you please. /-/-/-/ 1. I know a hap py lit tie brook-/-/ r / That spar kles on its way, '-/-/-/-/ It sings-/-/-/ day. 2. The brook that through the meadow flows Steals si lent ly a long, -/-/'-/-/-/-/-/ 99. THE COMMA IN ADDRESS Napoleon And The Drummer Boy The battle had raged for hours. Though the French fought desperately, they could not withstand the furious assault of the Austrians. Fearing that his men would be driven from the field in hopeless confusion, Napoleon shouted to a drummer boy, "Beat a retreat!" There was no response. Again Napoleon shouted, "Boy, beat a retreat!" Stepping forward, the boy said, "Sire, I don't know how to beat a retreat, but I can beat a charge that would make the dead fall in line " A moment later the French corps heard above the din of battle the familiar, triumphant charge. They rallied, swept down on the Austrian host, and won the day. Read the story above. What term of address does Napoleon use in speaking to the drummer boy? By what title does the drummer boy address Napoleon? How are these terms of address separated from the rest of the sentence in which they occur? Compare the following sentences: 1. Can you tell John who Napoleon was? 2. Can you tell, John, who Napoleon was? Read the first question aloud without pausing until you reach the end. In this question, who is asked to tell something? Read the second ques' tion aloud, making a slight pause at each...show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123678913X
  • 9781236789136