English Grammar: The English Language in Its Elements and Forms. With a History of Its Origin and Development. Designed for Use in Colleges and Schools (Google eBook)

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Harper & Brothers, 1855 - English language - 754 pages
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Contents

CHAPTER VI
130
COMBINED
134
Historical Analysis
138
Surds and Sonants
144
THE PHONETIC ELEMENTS IN COMBINATION
156
CHAPTER IV
165
PART VIII
172
EUPHONIC CHANGES
173
Every Articulate Sound has naturally a Specific Import
182
Page
189
PART III
199
DEFECTS OF THE ENGLISH ALPHABET Section Page 210 It is Deficient
214
ing other Tongues
215
CHAPTER IV
217
Hebrew Alphabet
218
Roman Alphabet
219
AngloSaxon Alphabet
220
Old English Alphabet and the Character used
221
CHAPTER V
222
CHAPTER VI
224
Orthography
225
Opposite Views
226
Doubtful Orthography
227
Normal Use of the Letters
228
Etymological Facts and Reasons
229
Change of Pronunciation
230
Tendency of the Language
231
English Grammar
232
Orthographic Analysis
233
PART IV
237
Classification of the Parts ofSpeech
238
Beckers Classification 840
240
Tookes Views of the Par ticles 241
241
CHAPTER II
242
Genders of Nouns 843
243
Additional Facts
246
Section Page 247 English Gender Philosophic
247
English Gender Poetic 247 249 Grounds for a choice of Gender in Personification
248
Numbers of Nouns
249
Double Forms of the Plural
251
Additional Statements
252
Comparative Etymology
254
Cases of Nouns
255
The Declension of English Nouns
256
Number of Cases
257
Import of the Genitive
258
Comparative Etymology
259
Difference between Ancient and Modern Languages
260
CHAPTER III
263
Other Classifications
264
Derivation of Adjectives
265
Comparisrfn of Adjectives
266
Irregular Comparison
267
Defective Comparison
268
Comparison by Intensive Words
269
Adjectives not admitting Comparison
270
Comparative Etymology
271
Classification
272
Compound Numerals
273
THE ARTICLE 283 The Article 275 284 Relation of the Articles to the Proposition 275 285 The Article an or a
275
The Article the
276
THE PRONOUN 288 The Pronoun
278
Extent of Pronouns
279
Personal Pronouns
280
Declension of Personal Pro nouns
281
Pronouns of the first Person
282
Substitution of Plurality for Unity
283
Pronouns of the second Per son
284
Pronouns of the third Per son
285
The German Usage
286
Section Page 302 The longer and the shorter Forms of the Possessive Case
287
Self used with the Personal Pronouns as a Reflective Pronoun
290
Self a Substantive
291
Self used as an Adjective
292
Section Page 308 Comparative Etymology
293
Relative Pronouns
294
Compound Relatives
296
Comparative Etymology
297
Adjective Pronouns
298
Reciprocal Pronouns
301
THE VERB 317 The Verb
304
Classification of Verbs
305
Intransitive Verbs
306
Numbers of Verbs
307
Tenses of the Verb
308
Forms for the Past Tense
309
Forms for the Present Per fect Tense
310
Forms for the Future Per fect Tense
311
AngloSaxon Modes
313
Inflection of the Infinitive Mode
314
Number of Modes
315
Present Participle
316
Past Participle
317
Conjugation
318
Derivation of Auxiliary Verbs
319
Classification of Auxiliary Verbs in respect to their mode of Construction 321 Conjugation of the Auxil iary Verbs
321
The Verb Substantive
324
Conjugation of the Verb to be
325
Derived Verbs
351
Reflective Verbs
352
Impersonal Verbs
354
Defective Verbs
356
Adverbs
359
CHAPTER VIII
369
Common Classification
376
Teutonic reduplicate Forms
390
Section Page
408
PRELIMINARY
426
Greek Stemadjectives
429
Greek Compound Words
436
LOGICAL FORMS
467
Section Page
470
CHAPTER III
481
Conversion
487
Relation of certain Logical
493
Dilemma
502
DEFINITIONS
511
SYNTAX OF THE SUBSTANTIVE
517
Collocation
525
CHAPTER III
535
Exercises in the Syntax
541
53
548
CHAPTER IV
557
CHAPTER V
581
The Verb 584 j 516
588
CHAPTER VI
609
Section Page i Section Page
617
CHAPTER IX
629
Development of Proposi
636
CHAPTER XI
644
PART VII
657
Love of Truth
659
Emotion united with strong Sense of Right
660
The End aimed at
661
Good Sense 662
662
Distinct and Vivid Concep tion
663
A strong Desire to express Emotion
664
Rhetorical Forms
665
Value of Rhetorical Forms
666
The jEsthetical Value
667
Figures of Speech
668
Rules for the Use of Figures
669
Enigma
681
Epanalepsis 588 Epanorthosis
682
Epizeuxis CM 682 6H2 683 590 Erotesis or Interrogation
683
Euphemism
684
Irony
686
Metalepsis
687
Metonymy
688
Paraleipsis
689
Proverb
690
Sarcasm
691
Simile
692
Syllepsis
693
CHAPTER III
694
Perspicuity with Causes of I 610 The Double Meaning
695
CHAPTER IV
697
Rhetorical Sentences
698
Constituent Parts of a Dis course
699
Section Page 516 Definitions
709
il9 Quantity
710
Metre
711
Measures
713
Rhyme
715
Imperfect Rhymes
716
Middle Rhyme
717
Sectional Rhyme 71ft 628 Inverse Rhyme 71ft 629 Wordmatching
718
Task Poetry
719
Poetical License
720
Elision
721
Iambic Monometer with the Iambic Formula
722
Iambic Tetrameter
724
Iambic Pentameter
725
Iambic Hexameter
726
Iambic Heptamcter
727
Trochaic Dimeter
728
Trochaic Trimeter
729
Trochaic Pentameter
730
ANAPESTIC MEASURES
731
Anapestic Monometer 731 j 651 Anapestic Trimeter
732
Amphibrach Monometer 7321655 Amphibrach Trimeter 654 Amphibrach Dimeter 733 j 656 Amphibrach Tetrameter 733
733
Dactylic Monometer with the Dactylic Formula
734
Dactylic Trimeter
735
Section Page 662 The Spenserian Stanza
736
Octosyllabic Couplets
737
OttavaRima
738
Rhombic Measures
739
Hallelujah Metre
740
Definition 682 The Comma
743
The Semicolon 684 The Colon
749
The Period
750
Note of Interrogation 687 688 690 691 Exclamation Point Other Points and Marks the Parenthesis
751
Brackets The Dash The Caret 713 713 749 749 750 751 751 751 TO 1
752
The Long and Short Vowel
753
The Asterisk
754

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