An English grammar by George CurreyAn English grammar by George Currey

An English grammar

byGeorge Currey

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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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...but not so commonly. He never counted him a man Would strike below the knee. Or, who would strike. § 98. The Demonstrative Pronoun that is used as a Relative of all genders, numbers, and persons, but must always stand first in its own sentence. / that speak, i. e. for / who speak. The goods that are in the house, i. e. the (joods which are in the house. The person that I alluded to. In poetry there is sometimes a change in the regular order. 'Tis like a spider's airy web From every breath that flies; for that flies from every breath. Observe; we can place no governing word before that, used as a Relative. We cannot say the person to that / alluded, for the person to whom / alluded. In old writers that is used for that which. To do always that is righteous in Thy sight, i. e. that which is righteous. § 99. The compound Relative what contains in it both Antecedent and Relative. / hear what you say, i.e. that which you say: that is object of hear, and which is object of say. When a preposition precedes what, it governs the Antecedent contained in it. / speak of what I heard, i. e. / speak of that which / heard. If the preposition belongs to the sentence following what, that sentence is to be regarded as an indirect question. See ' 106. § 100. Whoever, whosoever, whichever, ivhatever, and the like often have the Antecedent omitted. Whoever pleases may learn to write, i. e. any one who pleases may learn to write. If the Relative sentence stands first, and the Antecedent is in a different case from the Relative, the personal pronoun must be inserted in the sentence to which the Antecedent belongs. Whomever you send, I will admit, Whoever comes, shall be admitted, because the Relative and Antecedent are in the same case. But Whomever you...
Title:An English grammarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:28 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217810373

ISBN - 13:9780217810371