Grammar and Composition

Grammar and Composition

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ... saw a dog lying under the tree. Having been awakened by the fire alarm, we went to see the fire. 8. The babes lost in the woods cried bitterly. b. From lesson 61, select five participles and tell how they are used. ' 148. MODIFIERS OF A PARTICIPLE The participle may have the same modifiers as a verb; as, The heavy log, drawn easily by the oxen, broke the gate. The participle "drawn" is modified by the adverb "easily" and the prepositional phrase "by the oxen." a. In these sentences find the predicate verbs, subject substantives, and objects of verbs (3). 1. Having carelessly broken the pencil point, the pupil borrowed a knife. 2. Having found a suitable place near a river, the pioneer built a log house. 3. Having been fatally injured in battle, the soldier was carried to the rear. 4. Having seen the President, John went home. 5. Bent with age, the old man crossed the street. 6. Having climbed the stairs quickly, we were out of breath. 7. The work, having been carefully done, was highly recommended. 8. The books taken from this room yesterday have been found. 9. She has been told about it before. 1o. The money recently stolen from the bank was recovered. b. Make a list of participles without helpers which modify nouns (3); of participles with the helper hai1ing-(4); of participles with the helper having been (2); of adverbs (6) that modify participles, and the participles they modify; as, drawn easily 149. PARTICIPIAL PHRASES A participle, like a verb, is completed by an object, or a predicate noun, pronoun, or adjective. Whether the participle requires an object, or a predicate noun, pronoun, or adjective depends upon the verb from which it comes. 1. The boy, having finished his lesson, may go more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 9781236988003