How to Parse; An Attempt to Apply the Principles of Scholarship to English Grammar with Appendixes on Analysis, Spelling, and Punctuation

How to Parse; An Attempt to Apply the Principles of Scholarship to English Grammar with Appendixes on Analysis, Spelling, and Punctuation

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...of the third Degree, and must therefore be underlined a third time. 4. The Principal Verb in the third Sub-ordinatis sentence is " would come." Read on to the next Sub-ordinate Conjunction "before." The following words, " he left town," make up a Sub-ordinate Sentence of the fourth Degree, and must therefore be underlined a. fourth time.1 255 Relative Clauses. A Relative Clause sometimes introduces (1) an implied Co-ordinate, sometimes (2) an implied Subordinate Sentence. The Sub-ordinate Sentence may form part, sometimes of (2) an Adverbial, sometimes (3) of an Adjectival Clause. (1) "I heard it from the landlord, who heard'it from the policeman," i.e. "(and) he," &e.; a Coordinate Sentence, "who" being put for "and he." (2) "I ought not to have been beaten by John, who has never beaten me before," i.e." (since) he has," &e.; Sub-ordinate Sentence. (Adverb.) (3) "I heard it from the boy that cleans the boots," Sub-ordinate Sentence. (Adjective.)2 1 Note that. If the meaning had been " Though I had promised... town, yet he complained," then the-words " though... town" would have made up an Adverb of Circumstance, modifying" complained." In that case, "(though) I had promised " would have been in theirs Degree (not the second) of Sub-ordination. "That (boy) cleans the boots " may perhaps be called a Subordinate Sentence introduced by the Conjunctive force of the Relative " that." See Par. 249 Note. In sentences (2), (3), (4), and (5) of the next Exercise the Relative introduces an Adjective Clause; in Sentence (6) "which" is the same as "and these," and therefore...show more

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