A Grammar Of The English Language; With An Analysis Of The Sentence

Paperback | July 8, 2012

byJohn Seely Hart

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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. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...The farewell address of Washington's was read on the anniversary of his death. It was the Sergeant-at-arms's duty to execute the Speaker of the House of Representatives' order. The Archbishop of Canterbury's opinion was preferred to the Archbishop of York's. Men and women's shoes are made very differently. Paul's, the Apostle's, letter to the Hebrews. He took it out of Elishama the scribe's chamber. For Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife. The captain and the lieutenant's swords were much alike in appearance. Scott's and Butler's store was destroyed by the fire, and all the goods belonging to the firm were burned. No one ever doubted Mad Anthony's, as he was called, bravery and skill. Review. Parse all the Subjects in the foregoing sentences. Parse all the Objects. Parse all the Prepositions. Parse all the Verbs. RULE VI. A Noun Or A Pronoun, Put In Apposition With ANOTHER, AGREES WITH IT IN CASE. Note.--A word is said to be in apposition with another when it is used to explain the other, or when it is repeated for emphasis; as, " Smith, the bookseller, lives in that house." " Cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water." NOTES. 1. The words in apposition may be in any case, nominative, possessive, or objective. 2. When a word is in apposition with another in the possessive case, the sign of the possessive is sometimes omitted. " This is the wandering wood, this Error's den, A monster vile, whom God and man do hate." " Monster," here, is in the possessive case, the sign of the possessive being omitted, and is in apposition with " Error's." 3. A noun may be put in apposition with a whole sentence; as, " He promptly acceded to my request, an act which redounds greatly to his honor." "Act" is here nominative, in apposition with the whole...

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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. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...The farewell address of Washington's was read on the anniversary of his death. It was the Sergeant-at-arms's duty to ex...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217161790

ISBN - 13:9780217161794

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