Progressive Exercises In English Composition by Richard Green Parker

Progressive Exercises In English Composition

byRichard Green Parker

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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. 1877. Excerpt: ... would probably be excluded from society for relating a story of so improbable a nature. 3. Hearken not to the voice which petulantly tells you that the form of government recommended for your adoption is a novelty in the political world that it has never yet had a place in the theories of the wildest projectors that it rashly attempts what it is impossible to accomplish 4. The horse is one of the most useful animals that is, it does a vast amount of useful work. 5. There are four points of the compass north, south, east, and west 6. Read the Bible because it is the best of books. 7. Walking is exercise proper walking we mean. 8. Go home then learn your lesson carefully. LESSON XX. COMMA. Rule 43.--A comma is placed between the particulars mentioned in a succession of words all in the same construction. Examples. 1. Time, money, youth, and beauty are all valuable. 2. He ought to love his country, to value his opportunities, and to assist those dependent upon him. 3. One may live as a conqueror, a king, or a magistrate, but he must die as a man. Remark 1.--The comma before the particular mentioned last is omitted by some writers, when and, or a similar connective, is used. Rule 44.--A comma is placed between each pair of words tihen each pair is in the same construction. Examples. Plain and simple, generous and honest, obliging and faithful, he was loved by everybody. Young or old, rich or poor, ignorant or educated, high or low, all must come to one common end! Rule 45.--A comma is placed before and one after every parenthetical expression. Examples. To a young man away from home, friendless and forlorn in a great city, the hours of peril are those between sunset and bedtime. He who desires to become learned, a noble desire, surely, must be content to labo...

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Title:Progressive Exercises In English CompositionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217536638

ISBN - 13:9780217536639

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