English Grammar for Grammar Schools

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byLarkin Dunton

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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.1901 Excerpt: ... In consulting the dictionary, form the habit of studying the derivation of words. In this way you will soon come to recognize the stems, the prefixes, and suffixes, derived from the different languages. Make lists of words using the stems and the prefixes already given. When you have made all the words you can from any one stem, write ten sentences using one or more of the words in each sentence. CXVIL--SELECTIONS FOR ANALYSIS AND PARSING. 1. Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together. 2. If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. 3. A cheerful temper, joined with innocence, will make beauty attractive, knowledge delightful, and wit goodnatured. It will lighten sickness, poverty, and affliction; convert ignorance into an amiable simplicity; and render deformity itself agreeable. 4. Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army. If we retrench the wages of the schoolmaster, we must raise those of the recruiting sergeant. 5. Men of the noblest dispositions think themselves happiest when others share their happiness with them. 6. Righteousness exalteth a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people. 7. That man is worthless who knows how to receive a favor, but not how to return one. 8. The world will little note nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. 9. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds. 10. We measure great men by their character, not by their success. 11. Trust men, and they will be true to you; treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great. 12. Oh, it is excellent To have a giant's strength, but it is tyrannous To use it lik...

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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.1901 Excerpt: ... In consulting the dictionary, form the habit of studying the derivation of words. In this way you will soon come to recognize th...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217206786

ISBN - 13:9780217206785

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