Weld's Progressive English Grammar; Illustrated With Copious Exercises In Analysis, Parsing, And…

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byAllen Hayden Weld

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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. 1860 Excerpt: ...as Substantive, Relative, Adjective, Adverbial, and Conditional. 296. A Substantive Clause is one that performs the office of a noun in the nominative or objective case. A substantive clause may be used, 1. In apposition with a noun; as, "The question whether we shall go is yet undecided." 2. As the subject-nominative of a verb; as, " Whether we shall go is yet undecided." 3. As the predicate-nominative; as, "The question is whetherwe shall go." 4. As the object of a transitive verb or preposition; as, "We have not yet said whether we shall go." 297. A Relative Clause has already been defined as one introduced by a relative pronoun; as, " Cabot, who discovered Newfoundland, was a merchant of Bristol." 298. An Adjective Clause is one that has the force of an adjective, generally implying some quality or attribute; as, "Like all tlie other works of the Almighty, the eye is wonderfully adapted to the purposes for which it is designed." An adjective clause often contains an adjective, as in the example last given: or a participle; as, "Tempted by pleasure, he forgot the lessons of his youth." 299. An Adverbial Clause is one that performs the office of an adverb, denoting manner, time, place, &c.; as, Manner.--He walked better than Iever saw him walk before. Time.--When centuries shall luive rolled away, our institutions will still sur-vive. The war having ended, we returned. Place.--Where the rapids commence, a small point of land juts out. Adverbial clauses are very numerous. They are sometimes merely adverbs or adjuncts expanded, but generally modify the verb or adjective in the leading proposition by a more extended explanation than a single adverb or adjunct can give. 300. A Condition...

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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. 1860 Excerpt: ...as Substantive, Relative, Adjective, Adverbial, and Conditional. 296. A Substantive Clause is one that performs the office of a ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:May 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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