Elements Of English Composition; A Preparation For Rhetoric by Lucy A. ChittendenElements Of English Composition; A Preparation For Rhetoric by Lucy A. Chittenden

Elements Of English Composition; A Preparation For Rhetoric

byLucy A. Chittenden

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ... river, bounded on one side by a slip of rich, level meadow, and on the other by a kind of common for the village geese, whose white feathers during the summer season lay scattered over its green surface.--Irving. Exercise 49.--This renowned kingdom was traversed by sierras. It was traversed in every direction. Sierras are chains of lofty mountains. They are naked mountains. They are rugged mountains. They render the kingdom almost impregnable. They lock up within their embrace, valleys. These valleys are of prodigal fertility. They are verdant. They are rich. The kingdom is washed on one.side by the Mediterranean Sea. It is situated in the southern part of Spain. Exercise 50.--lie chose fifty horsemen. They were his bravest. He made a circuit. Did it secretly. Took post in a narrow glen. Glen opened into a defile. Defile lay between rocky heights. The Moors had to pass through the defile. (Principle II.) Exercise 51.--The pavilion of the king stood on a rising ground. Pavilion was magnificent, ample. Banner of Castile and Arragon erected before it. Holy Standard of the cross erected before it. Ground commanded a view of the whole encampment. Exercise 52.--Erasmus was born on the 28th of October, 1467, at Rotterdam. The same year Charles the Bold became Duke of Burgundy. Erasmus was born four years before the battle of Barnet was fought. Battle of Barnet established Edward the Fourth upon his throne. It was a great battle. At the same time William Caxton was at Westminster. He was setting up his printing press there. Exercise 53.--The tea was poured into cups. Brilliant porcelain. The napkins fringed with gold. Tea presented to the ladies by slaves. Slaves were Turks. Presented on their knees. Ladies sat on cushions. On the ground....
Title:Elements Of English Composition; A Preparation For RhetoricFormat:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217947093

ISBN - 13:9780217947091