Practical English

Practical English

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...that I am his enemy. EXERCISE 24 Fill the blanks with words illustrated in Exercise 23. De rivatives may be used. On last Tuesday, I an invitation from my friend, the rector of St. Paul's, to visit the Art Institute, to which is attached the Webster School of Oratory. I presented myself at the Institute, ... to my friend's suggestion, somewhat before the regular hour of opening. He was awaiting me, and we readily secured... to the building, this exceptional favor being... to us because of Mr. Graham's being one of the most generous patrons of the Institute. I thoroughly enjoyed every moment spent among the wonderful treasures of this great collection, in company with so competent a guide and critic. This experience was, indeed, the very... of my week's enjoyment. In the afternoon we visited the School of Oratory, to above. I had attended one of its sessions some years previously and was delighted to observe the... made since that time. The new president had... acomplete reform, both in methods and management. We were entertained there very... for about two hours leaving the building at 4 o'clock. While the day was an exceedingly pleasant one to me, I must admit that in one respect it... me disagreeably. On rising the next morning, I perceived that a slight rheumatic difiiculty, with which I was suffering, had been I by the walk to my hotel in the cold, damp air of the previous afternoon. Naturally, though, I made no... to this when my friend called upon me later in the day. almost, most: M 0st is properly used as the superlative of "much," as "most beautiful," "most lovely"; but it should not be used, under any circumstances, as a contraction of almost, as in the common...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123674943X
  • 9781236749437