The Practical School Grammar

The Practical School Grammar

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...as ice, as pure as snow, thou shall not escape calumny. Some mightier cause was at stake than ever yet the sword had pleaded or the trumpet had proclaimed. A foolish man alone complains, because he cannot have everything he wishes. But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and grew. Were all men like you, life would indeed be pleasant. While the earth remaineth, seed-time and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night, shall not cease. 2. Substitute adverbial clauses for adverbs or adverbial phrases in the following: --With diligence he must succeed. The weather cleared up soon after your departure. The service being concluded, the congregation dispersed. With all his skill, he found himself baffled. My servant has often complained of late of not being allowed to have his own way. That will be ere set of sun. I should wish to see you on your return. The Son of Man had not a place to lay his head. Strive to enter in at the strait gate. The opposition of tho people continued till the concession of their just demands. The achievements of Napoleon are above those of any modern commander. He was disappointed at losing the situation. 3. Substitute adverbial phrases for adverbial clauses in the sentences in Exercise 1, marked with asterisk. 4. Make three complex sentences with adverbial clauses--(1.) Of time; (2.) Of place; (3.) Of manner; (4.) Of degree; (5.) Of construction; (6.) Of cause; (7.) Of consequence. 5. Parse in logical order the sentences in (1). 17. There are several words, as, who, which, that, as, etc., which connect all the three kinds of subordinate clauses with principal ones, so that the nature of any subordinate clause can be certainly known only by its function in the sentence...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236856848
  • 9781236856845