Introduction to analytical and practical grammar

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byPeter Bullions

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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. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ... on, may be considered as a part of the verb, rather than as prepositions or adverbs. 3-. Of the words related, that before the preposition is called the antecedent term of the relation; and that which follows it is called the subsequent term, or the regimen of the preposition, because governed by it in the objective case. Parsing.--The preposition is parsed by stating what part of speech, and the words between which it shows the relation; thus, "Before honor is humility." "Before" is a preposition, anil shows the relation between " honor," and "humility." QUESTIONS. What is a preposition? In what case Is the noun or pronoun after a preposition? When an objective does not follow a preposition, what part of speech is it to be considered? What is the related word before the preposition called?--the one after it? EXERCISES. 1. Point out the prepositions in the following exercises. 2. Point out the noun or pronoun after the preposition, and the word to which it is related; thus, "I went from Albany to New York." The preposition from, stands before Albany, and shows its relation to the verb, "went." So also, to stands before New York, and shows its relation to "went." I went from London to Bath. The king walked about the garden with his son. They dined without me. I fell off a ship into the river near (to) the bridge. This box of wafers is for you. Charles put it upon the table against the inkstand. Turn down the lane through the gate. I shall go up the road after him. Run to that tree near the house. It stands between the trees. Put it on the table at the side of the house. I found the knife among the ashes under the grate. Sit by me. John is at school. They all went except...

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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. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ... on, may be considered as a part of the verb, rather than as prepositions or adverbs. 3-. Of the words related,...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217853536

ISBN - 13:9780217853538

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