A Higher English Grammar

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1891 - 358 pages
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The Noun frequently acts as an Adjective ib Substitutes for the Novm
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Special meanings of the Plural 132
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The Pronoun regularly takes the place of the Noun
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The Infinitive of the Verb is substantially a Noun
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Even Adverbs occasionally appear as Nouns
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Abstract Nouns mostly derived from Adjectives
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The Pronoun is a relational word
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Meaning of It
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1 Backward or Retrospective Reference of it ib 2 Forward or Antieipative Reference ib 3 The Vague or Indefinite Reference
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Further general examples of the uses of it
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They
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They 0ne
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Reflexive Pronouns by means of self 82
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A Relative Pronoun involves the power of a conjunc tion
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Who is best applied as coordinating ib Who is frequently used as restrictive
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What and its compounds
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whoever whoso c
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The Pronoun savos the repetition of a Noun 0ther modes of serving the same end
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The Adjective Inflexion as a distinguishing mark
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Classes of AdjectivesI PRONOMINAL ib 45 Pronominal Demonstrative Adjectives
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Pronominal Interrogative Adjectives
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Pronominal Relative Adjectives
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Quantity in Mass or Bulk
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Quantity in NumberDefinite Numeral Adjectives ib 12 Indefinite Numeral Adjectives
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Distributive Numeral Adjectives
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Adjectives of QUALITY
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The Articles 16 17 An or A
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The Its various meanings
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The Participial Phrase if shorter is equally useful ib 21 The Prepositional Phrase is still more condensed ib 22 The Noun employed as an Adjective ib ...
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Coordinating or Predicate Adjectives 25 The Adjective as complement of Incomplete Verb
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THE VERB
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The Verb necessary to Predication ib 64 ib 2 Classes of VerbsI TRANSITIVE Reciprocal Verbs 3 II INTRANSITIVE Verbs Intransitive with preposit...
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Incomplete Apposition or Copula Verbs
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Limits or modifies the meaning of Verbs Adjectives
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0ther Parts of Speech used as Adverbs Nouns Pro
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CASE
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0f Its meanings
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