Tower's Elements

Tower's Elements

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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. 1853 edition. Excerpt: asked upon each of the following examples: --Birds fly. Men work. James studies. Water runs. We speak They talk. Industrious men work. Is this a sentence? Why? What is the subject? VVhy? The predicate? Why-? What word describes the men, or limits them to a certain class? What part of speech is the subject? Why? What person? Why? Number? Why? Case? Why? VVhat part of speech is the predicate? Why? Regular, or irregular? Why? Transitive, or intransitive? Vhy? Mode and tense? Why? Person and number? VVhy? What part of speech is " industrious "? Why? Compare it. Of what degree of comparison is it? Why? What does it describe or limit? What part of speech may adjectives limit? State the fact in general terms. Adjertives describe or limit norms. I NOTE. L Ask similar questions upon the following exercises: -Idle boys play. Little children grow. A wise man will reflect The good king reigned. Bad men have lived. The man talked foolishly. What is the subject of this sentence? Why? The predicate? Why? What part of speech is the subject? Why? Gender? Person? Number? Case? Why? What part of speech is the predicate? Why? Is it regular, or irregular? Transitive, or intransitive? Mode? Tense? Person and number? Why? What part of speech is "the"? What kind? Why? ' What nouns may "the" be placed beiore, o1 prefixed to? To nouns of either number. What is the word "foolishly " used for? What part of speech is it? What does it describe or limit? What may adverbs limit? Adverbs may limit or qualify verbs, adjectives, and adverbs. NOTE.--In the following exercises let the pupil observe the order Indicated by the questioning above. James has acted very wisely. A prudent man nets cautiously. Sometimes more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236784936
  • 9781236784933