The First Lines Of English Grammar; Being A Brief Abstract Of The Author's Larger Work Designed…

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byGoold Brown

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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. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ...as, Now, yet, to-day, instantly. 2. Of time past: as, Already, lately, heretofore, since, ago. 3. Of time to come: as, To-morrow, hereafter, henceforth,-, 4. Of time relative: as, When, then, before, after, while. 5. Of time absolute: as, Always, ever, never. 6. Of time repeated: as, Often, seldom, daily, thrice. 1. Of the order of time: as, First, secondly, thirdly, &c. II. Adverbs of place, are those which answer to the question where? whither? or whence? Adverbs of place may be subdivided as follows: 1. Of place in which: as, Where, here, there, somewhere. 2. Of place to which: as, Whither, hither, thither. 3. Of place from which: as, Whence, hence, thence. 4. Of the order of place: as, First, secondly, thirdly. III. Adverbs of degree, are those which answer to, the question how much? Adverbs of degree may be subdivided as follows: 1. Of excess or abundance: as, Much, chiejly, fully. 2. Of equality: as, Enough, siifficiently, equally, so, as. f 3. Of deficiency or abatement: as, L/ittle, scarcely, hardly. 4. Of quantity: as, How, everso, somewhat. IV. Adverbs of manner, are those which answer to the question how? or show how a subject is regarded. Adverbs of manner may be subdivided as follows: 1. Of quality: as, Well, ill, wisely, foolishly, justly, and many others formed by adding ly to adjectives of quality. 2. Of affirmation: as, Yes, yea, verily, truly, indeed, surely. 3. Of negation: as, No, nay, not, nowise. 4. Of doubt: as, Perhaps, haply, possibly, perchance. 5. Of mode: as, Thus, so, somehow, like, else, otherwise. 6. Of cause: as, UTiy, wherefore, therefore. Obs. The adverbs here, there, and where, when prefixed to prepositions, have the force of pronouns; as, whereby, for by which. Compounds of this kind are, however, commonly...

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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. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ...as, Now, yet, to-day, instantly. 2. Of time past: as, Already, lately, heretofore, since, ago. 3. Of time to come: as, ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217625029

ISBN - 13:9780217625029

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