Simmonite Juvenile Grammar of the English Language; An Abridgment of the Practical Self-Teaching Grammar

Simmonite Juvenile Grammar of the English Language; An Abridgment of the Practical Self-Teaching Grammar

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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. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ... Why? Conjugate the verb' If a participle? Why? Active or passive. 6. An adverb Why is it an adverb? What kind? 7. A preposition.. Why a preposition? 8. A conjunction.. Why a exjunction? What kind? 9. An interjection... Why an interjection? (For a specimen of etymological parsing see Larger Grammar, page 84. Lesson LI.--Chiefly on the article, noun, adjective, and pronoun, --The apples are ripe. The birds sing sweetly. That man who is neither elated by success, nor dejected by disappointment, whose conduct is not influenced by any change of circumstances to deviate from the line of integrity, possesses true fortitude of mind. Lesson LII.--A few sentences of the same words constituting different parts 0/ speech.--Damp air is unwholesome. Guilt often casts a damp over our sprightliest hours. Few days pass without some clouds. The few and the many have their prepossessions. A little attention will rectify some errors. The gay and dissolute think little of the miseries which are stealing softly after them. Lesson LIII.--Tell the mood, tense, person, and conjugate--They were reading. You were singing. Mary was drawing. I am confessing it. Thou art performing. He is planning. They are pursuing studies. You are wasting your time. It is shining. He learns his task. Lesson LIT.--We have returned the favour. You have refused every offer. I was examining his exercise. Thou wast selling it. He was studying his lesson. The man was building. We were contriving. I had encouraged them. Thou hast deceived her. The sun had risen. Lesson LV.--We should procure arms. Ye might get opportunities. They should improve their tempers. Let me love. Let her thank them. Dress yourselves. Lesson LVI.--Tell the mood, tense, person, and conjugate--He lives respected. Having...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236554307