An English Grammar, On Synthetical Principles; Illustrated By Exercises For Grammatical Analysis…

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byGeorge Spencer

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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. 1851 Excerpt: ...me the slate and book; I want them. Note 2. "It" is used as an introductory word for all Genders, Numbers, and Persons. E. g. It is he. It is she. It is I. It is John. It is Helen. "It" is also used as a substitute for a part of a sentence, or a Sentence. E. g. Charles has been very unfortunate; but t,t will make him a better man. Note 3. When Personal Pronouns are connected with other words by the Conjunction and, they must be in the Form adapted to the construction of those words. E. g. You and he may go; but she and / will remain. Where is the boy? Father has sent for him and me. Rum. 1. In the last Sentence, the Preposition " for" takes, as its Object, the Objective Form in both Pronouns, according to Notk 5, above. Note 4. When Pronouns of different Persons are used, " usage" requires that the Second Person should be placed first; the Third Person next; the First Person last. E. g. You and he and J will proceed. You and Ezra must be studious. Ezra and J have written. Note 5. Him, her, and it, are often compounded with self; and them, with selves; to render the expression emphatic: they are then often used independently to give emphasis. E. g. He did it, himself. They, themselves, are to blame. She, herself, said so. Rem. 2. "Hisn," "hern," "ourn," "yourn,"and "theirn,"for his,hers, ours, yours, and theirs, are gross vulgarisms which should be carefully guarded against. Rum. 3. "Them" is often incorrectly used as an Adjective; as, " them books," for those books. Rem. 4. Hisself and theirselves are often incorrectly used for " himself," and u themselves." EXERCISE ON PERSONAL PRONOUNS. They fight for plunder; we, for liberty. They ...

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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. 1851 Excerpt: ...me the slate and book; I want them. Note 2. "It" is used as an introductory word for all Genders, Numbers, and Persons. E. g. It...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:May 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217166229

ISBN - 13:9780217166225

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