Pinneo's Exercises in False Syntax; For the Correction of Errors in the Grammatical Construction of Sentences Designed to Aid in the Study of the Author's Grammars of the English Language

Pinneo's Exercises in False Syntax; For the Correction of Errors in the Grammatical Construction of Sentences Designed to Aid in the Study of the Author's Grammars of the English Language

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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. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...library which can be obtained. 7. Who are those who were introduced to us? 8. The men and things which he described are truly wonderful. 9. Humility is the most appropriate virtue which we can possess. 10. He is the ablest minister which the government has abroad. 11. He is the most remarkable man whom the present age has produced. 12. A nation which is thoroughly educated can not easily be enslaved. 13. Ajax was one of the most valiant Greeks who went to the siege of Troy. 14. The measures and ministers who distinguished the reign of Queen Elizabeth are still remembered with admiration. CAUTION XXX.-POSITION OF RELATIVE. Caution 30.--Avoid a position of the relative which does not clearly indicate its antecedent; as, He needs no spectacles that can not see, for, He that can not see needs no spectacles. See Pinneo's Guide to Composition, pp. 63, 64, Caution 8. EXERCISE XLIV. Correct the Errors. See Caution 30. 1. He needs no boots that can not walk. 2. He should not keep a horse that can not ride. 3. They need not fear enemies who lead peaceful lives. Where there is doubt whether who or which is more proper, thai should be used. (See Rem. 4.) 4. He involved a friend in a troublesome lawsuit that had fong supported him. 5. The king dismissed his minister without inquiry, who had never before committed so unjust an action. 6. There are millions of people in China whose support is derived almost entirely from rice. 7. He is like a beast of prey that is without compassion. 8. He should not blame another that often errs. 9. He should not venture into deep water that can sot float or swim. 10. There is a cavern in Hoonga that is entered by diving. 11. The animals were conveyed in boats that were awns tomed to the water. GENERAL REVIEW. How should...show more

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  • 9781236519856