An English Grammar; Comprehending The Principles And Rules Of The Language, Illustrated By…

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byJosiah Swett

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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. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...consumed.--One, added to nineteen, make twenty. 3. If the singular nouns and pronouns, which are joined together by a copulative conjunction, be of seveal persons, in making the plural pronouns agree with them in person, the second person is used for the third, and the first for both; as, " James, and thou, and 1, are attached to our country;" " Thou and he shared it between you." Thou, and the gardener, and the huutsman, must share the blame of this business amongst them.--My sister and I, as well as my brother, are daily employed in their respective occupatlons. NOUNS IN THE SINGULAR, CONNECTED BY OR, OR NOR. Two or more nouns or pronouns, in the singular number, connected together by the conjunction or, or nof, require verbs and pronouns to agree with them in the singular number. The following sentences are variations from this rule: " A man may see a metaphor or an allegory in a picture, as well as read them in a description;" " read it." '-Neither character nor dialogue were yet understood;" " was yet." " It must indeed be confessed, that a lampoon or a satire do not carry in them robbery or murder;" " docs not carry in it." " Death, or some worse misfortune, soon divide them;" it ought to be. " divides.1' Man's happiness or misery are in a great measure, put iuto his own hands.--Man is not such a machine as a clock, or a watch, which move merely as they are moved.--Despise no infirmity of mind or hody, nor any conditlon of life; for they are, perhaps, to be your own lot.--Speaking impatiently to servants, or anything that betrays inatteutlon or ill-humor, are certaiuly criminal.--There are many faults in spelling, which neither analogy nor pronunciatlon justify. 1. When singular pronouns, or a noun and pronoun of different persons,...

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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. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...consumed.--One, added to nineteen, make twenty. 3. If the singular nouns and pronouns, which are joined togethe...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217810322

ISBN - 13:9780217810326

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