An Inductive Grammar of the English Language; For the Use of Common and Graded Schools

An Inductive Grammar of the English Language; For the Use of Common and Graded Schools

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...complete sentence. Example.--Have you mastered your lesson? Yes. Here "yes" = I have mastered my lesson. List Of Respoxsives.--Ay, aye, nay, no, yea, yes. A categorical question is one that may be answered yes or no. IV. An Interrogative Adverb is one used to ask a question. Examples.--1. Where does truth live? 2. When will the passenger train arrive? 3. Why did you not recite to-day? Here the adverbs "where," "when," and "why," are used to introduce the questions. Remark.--Interrogative adverbs are closely analogous to Interrogative pronouns, as may be seen from the interrogative letters wh, with which all such words begin. List Of Interrogatives.--When, whence, where, whereat, whereby, wherefore, wherein, why. V. A Conjunctive Adverb is one that is used to connect the parts of a sentence. Examples.--1. Come to the table when the feast is spread. 2. The flocks were grazing where the grass grew rankest. 3. Thou canst not tell whence it comes or whither it goes. Here the adverbs "when," "where," "whence," "whither," are used to connect the parts of the sentences in which they respectively occur. Remark.--Conjunctive adverbs, in addition to their connective office in sentences, also modify some particular word with which they are associated. List Of Conjunctive Adverbs.--As, before, since, than, when, whence, whenever, where, whereafter, whereat, whereby, wherefore, wherein, whereon, whereout, whereto, wherever, whether, whither, why. VI. Correlative Adverbs are those which express reciprocal relations in sentences. Examples.--1. Then men lived in huts; now, in palaces. 2. So live as to deserve praise. Here the correlative adverbs "then... now" and...
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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236824113
  • 9781236824110