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 usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...Explanation--Since John does the studying, there is obviously a relation between John and studies. Observe also that we can not say, when speaking properly, "John study," ' I 1.9," " He am "; but we must use with each subject that form of the verb which will agree with it in person and number according to the Conjugation, pp. 162-168. 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 wood 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 was not at home. A finite verb is sometimes used without a subject. " Meseems." " Met/link." " God said, Let us make man in our image." There are but few instances in which verbs are used so; and probably the simplest way to parse these few is, to supply it, than, olr ye, even when the sense must be strained a little. The two or three anomalous expressions of this kind, as methinks, mettiouyht, can be easily disposed of by the figure enallaiji. RULE XII.--Infinitives. An Infinitive depends on the word which it limits, or which leads to its use. We were anxious to return that night. The Passions oft, to hear her shell, Thronged around her magic cell. The definitions are so arranged as to be easily learned. Trt return limits anxious, by showing as to what we were anxious-, and it therefore depends on anxious, according to Rule XII. To hear limits thronged, by showing for what purpose, and it therefore depends on thronged, according to Rule Xtl. To be learned depends on as, according to the last clau.se of Rule XII. (See pp. 153 and 216.) An...
Title:A Common-school Grammar Of The English LanguageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:130 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.28 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217668763

ISBN - 13:9780217668767