A Treatise on English Punctuation ...: With an Appendix, Containing Rules on the Use of Capitals, a List of Abbreviations, Hints on the Preparation of Copy and on Proof-reading, Specimens of Proof-sheets, Etc

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Crosby, Nichols & Company, 1855 - English language - 334 pages
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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
PLAN or THE Wonx AND Dsrmrrroxs Or
19
THE GRAMMATICAL POINTS
26
Two Words of the same Part of Speech not connected by
33
Words or Phrases in Apposition
41
The Subject and the Predicate
52
Vocative Words Phrases and Clauses
68
Phrases at the End of Sentences or Clauses
78
Introductory Observations
154
Parenthetical Phrases and Clauses 64
167
THE DASH
174
The Echo or Words repeated Rhetorically
182
Ellipsis of the Adverb Namely c
191
QUOTATION POINTS
197
The Genitive or Possessive Case
204
Prefixes in Derivative Words
219

One Clause depending on Another
89
Correlative Words Phrases and Clauses
98
Clauses having a Verb understood
104
Numeral Figures and Words
112
A Series of Expressions having a Common Dependence
120
Lists of Words Phrases and Numbers
128
Conjoined Members of Sentences
134
The Chanting Service in the Liturgy
141
Headings Subheads Phrwes in Titlepages c
147
Names Titles and other Words abbreviated
148
The Division of Words into Syllables according to their Form
225
Extracts composed of Successive Paragraphs
232
Marks of Ellipsis Leaders
238
Introductory Observations
241
The Pen and the Press by John Critchley Prince
247
The True Source of Reform by E H Chapin
254
Irsuc Cusmcrnxs
269
MEDICAL AND MATHEMATICAL SIGNS
301
Exrnsxnron or Pnoormamcs
316

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