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English grammar simplified - Page 10
by Harriet Smith - 1848
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Rudiments of English Grammar: Containing, I. The Different Kinds, Relations ...

Mr. Harrison (Ralph) - English language - 1812 - 108 pages
...and inflect the substantives, by which he will learn to distinguish their grammatical properties. 55. There are three degrees of comparison ; the POSITIVE, the COMPARATIVE, and the suFERLATIVE. 56. The positive expresses the simple quality j as hard. 57. The comparative somewhat...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 5

Technology & Engineering - 1823
...that, toward his own justification, he should go somewhat into detail. It is known to grammarians that there are three degrees of comparison, the positive, the comparative, and the superlative : it is known to householders that there are three floors to let, the ground, the first, and the...
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the New Monthly magazine and literary Journal

ORIGINAL PAPERS - 1823
...that, toward his own justification, he should go somewhat into detail. It is known to grammarians that there are three degrees of comparison, the positive, the comparative, and the superlative : it is known to householders that there are three floors to let, the ground, the first, and the...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 7

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1823
...toward his own justification, he should go somewhat into detail. .1 ,. It is known to grammarians that there are three degrees of comparison, the positive, the comparative, and the superlative : it is Known 'to householders that there are three floors to let, the ground, ' the first, and...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 5

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1823
...that, toward his own justification, he should go somewhat into detail. It is known to grammarians that there are three degrees of comparison, the positive, the comparative, and the superlative : it is known to householders that there are three floors to let, the ground, the first, and the...
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The First Lines of English Grammar: Being a Brief Abstract of the Author's ...

Goold Brown - English language - 1826 - 108 pages
...a variation of the adjective, to express quality in different degrees ; as, hard, harder, hardest. There are three degrees of comparison; the positive, the comparative, and the superlative. The positive degree is that which is expressed by the adjective in its simple form ; as, hard, soft,...
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Lessons in Latin parsing: containing the outlines of the Latin grammar ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Foreign Language Study - 1832
...two <Ae grove. Both are wiy daughters. There are three bands of horsemen. Comparison of Adjectives. There are three degrees of comparison, the positive, the comparative, and the superlative ; as, Positive, high; Comparative, higher; Superlative, highest. RULE. Decline the positive down to...
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Smith's New Grammar: English Grammar, on the Productive System: a Method of ...

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - English language - 1834 - 192 pages
...An obedient son." 364. In English, an adjective is varied only to express the degrees of comparison. There are three degrees of comparison the positive, the comparative, and the superlative. 365. The positive degree simply describes an object ; as, " John is good." 366. The comparative degree...
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Murray's System of English Grammar: Improved, and Adapted to the Present ...

Lindley Murray, Enoch Pond - English language - 1835 - 70 pages
...industrious man." The only variation which adjectives admit, is that of the degress of comparison. There are three degrees of comparison ; the positive, the comparative, and the superlative. The positive state expresses the quality of an object, without any increase or diminution ; as, wise,...
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Cheever's Latin Accidence: An Elementary Grammar, for Beginners in the Study ...

Latin language - 1838 - 15 pages
...OF ADJECTIVES. Adjectives, whose signification may be increased, or diminished, admit of comparison. There are three degrees of comparison ; the Positive, the Comparative, and the Superlative. The Positive signifies the thing absolutely, without excess ; as, durus, hard ; brevis, short. Magnlficus,...
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