A Common-school Grammar Of The English Language by Simon KerlA Common-school Grammar Of The English Language by Simon Kerl

A Common-school Grammar Of The English Language

bySimon Kerl

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...the others. I saw Webster, the preat statesman and orator. A man and horse passed by the house and lot. The man, the woman, and the child, were drowned. Obs. 3.--When two or more adjectives come between an article and a plural noun, they sometimes qualify each only a part of what the noun denotes. " The New and Old Testaments " = The New Testament and the Old Testament; not, The New Testaments and the Old Testaments. BULE XI.--Finite Verbs. A FiniJgJVerb must agree with its subject, in person and number. John studies. I study. I am. He is. They are. Explanation--Since John does the studying, there is obviously a relation between John and studies. Observe also that we can not say, when speaking proier!y, "John study," 'I a's," "lie am "i but we must use with each subject that form of the verb which will agree with it iu person and number according to the Conjugation, pp. 162-169. For an explanation of the different kinds of subjects, see p. 143. W. I always learns my lessons before I goes to school. My outlays is greater than my income. Five is too many to ride in the canoe at once. There is six cords of ivood in the pile. That which you yourself has asked. What signifies fair words without good deeds? He dare not say it to my face. I called, but you teas not at home. A finite verb is sometimes used without a subject. " Meseems." " Meihinks." " God said, Let us make man in our image." There are but few instances in which verbs are used 305 and probably the simplest way to parse these few is, to supply it, tftoit, or yr, even when tho sense must be strained a little-The two or three anomalous expressions of this kind, as metfiinks, metliought can be easily disposed of by the figure enallagc. ' EULE XII.--Infinitives. An Infinitive depends on the...
Title:A Common-school Grammar Of The English LanguageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:130 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.28 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217158269

ISBN - 13:9780217158268