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Words and Their Uses, Past and Present: A Study of the English Language - Page 303
by Richard Grant White - 1870 - 437 pages
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The natural method of teaching the elements of grammar, for the nursery and ...

Robert Pemberton (F.R.S.L.) - 1851
...which number and person appertain. Verbs in the infinitive mood have no respect to number or person. A Verb must agree with its Nominative Case IN number and person. 9 RULE II. Two or more nouns in the singular number, joined together by a copulative conjunction, expressed...
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Pinneo's Primary Grammar of the English Language: For Beginners

Timothy Stone Pinneo - English language - 1854 - 160 pages
...supreme delight. IV. VERBS. Will you repeal the Rule for verb and its nominative .* RULE Tin . A verb must agree with its nominative case in number and person ; as, I love. He loves. What besides a noun or pronoun may be nominative to a verb ? КЕМ. 1. ...
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Paul Prendergast; or, The comic schoolmaster, comprising a new and facetious ...

Percival Leigh - 1858
...words in a sentence, the following rules (and observations ?) should be carefully studied. RULE I. A verb must agree with its nominative case in number and person : as, " I perceive." " Thou hast been to Brixton." " Apes chatter." " Frenchmen gabble." Certain liberties...
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English grammar

Charles Peter Mason - 1858
...nominative case. 381 Thus the predicative relation is indicated partly by the * It is common to say that a verb must agree with its nominative case in number and person. This mode of speaking is incorrect. It confounds a substantive with a case. A case of a substantive...
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The Massachusetts Teacher, Volume 23

Education - 1858
...sort of mental mastication, and then t trying to bring it within the scope of his rule of syntax, " A verb must agree with its nominative case in number and person." Think you he sees very clearly the exact nature of the concord ! If he does, I must confess, I am forced...
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Grammar of the English language

Isaiah J. Morris - English language - 1858 - 192 pages
...cannot be avoided ? " Rule vi. The nominative case governs the verb in number and person. Rule vii. A verb must agree with its nominative case in number and person." RC SMITH, p. 21. One of these rules is sufficient, particularly the last, the other being entirely...
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A new Latin grammar

Maurice D. Kavanagh - 1859
...III. SYNTAX. CHAPTER I. AGKEEMENT OF THE SUBJECT, OE NOMINATIVE CASE, AND PREDICATE, OR VERB. 1. A verb must agree with its nominative case in number and person ; as, Puer audit, ' The boy hears.' Pueri audiunt, ' The boys hear.' If a part of the verb...
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Practical English grammar

James Hutchinson (M.A.) - 1859
...7". i, the sign of the infinitive, U not owd after the verbs, bit dare, let, neid, &c. &C. Rule I. A verb must agree with its nominative case in number and person, as, Thou fearest ; He fears ; We feat PARSING LESSONS.* The sun affords us light after he sets or sinks...
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A new English grammar

Maurice D. Kavanagh - History - 1859
...and case. nacnt is that power which one word has over determining its mood, tense, and case. RULE I. A verb must agree with its nominative case in number and person ; as, 'I am/ ' Thou art/ ' The boys play/ Note 1. The infinitive mood, or part of a sentence, is...
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The mother's thorough resource-book

Mother - 1860
...render clear the meaning of the several rules which apply to verbs. For instance, the Grammar says " A verb must agree with its nominative case in number and person." This is a mere jumble of words, which, if allowed to pass without comment, might just as well be expressed...
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