Elementary Lessons: Being a Course of Instruction for the Deaf and Dumb, Part 1

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D.Van Nostrand, 1865
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Page 51 - Compound numbers between 21 and 99 are written with a hyphen. • twenty-one • ninety-nine 0 zero 10 ten 20 twenty 1 one 11 eleven 21 twenty-one 2 two 12 twelve 22 twenty-two 3 three 13 thirteen 23 twenty-three 4 four 14 fourteen 24 twenty-four 5 five 15 fifteen 25 twenty-five 6 six 16 sixteen 26 twenty-six 7 seven 17 seventeen 27 twenty-seven 8 eight 18 eighteen 28 twenty-eight 9 nine 19 nineteen 29 twenty-nine These are selected cardinal numbers between 30 and 1000.
Page 3 - Preface to the Second Edition. " The first edition of this work having...
Page 170 - I me my mine we us our ours you you your yours he him his his she her her hers it it its...
Page 288 - ... then appealing to some person who can read, who on seeing the word, immediately points to the object. idea of assertion, which is the essence of the verb, is brought out more prominently by contrasting the affirmative and the negative ;— that boy is playing; that girl is not playing. There is not, in the colloquial language of signs, any thing corresponding to tense, — the time of an action or...
Page 265 - I, me, my, mine; we, us, our, ours; you, you, your, yours; they, them, their, theirs.
Page 294 - A cat eats meat," expresses the habit or nature of a cat ; and if he has happened to see a juggler swallow a knife, will write as readily " A man eats a knife." Moreover, the phrase, as commonly used, is wholly indefinite with regard to time ; and the pupil, from his first examples, will not perceive the assertion contained in the verb, any more than he would suspect " A black cat" to assert that "A cat is black.
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Page 195 - She cannot. (NOTE. — These auxiliaries have, except in the scriptural style, no variation of number or person ; as : — I can , you can, he can, we can, you can, they can. I may, you may, he may, we may, &c.) May signifying Possibility. It may rain to-morrow. We may all die to-night. Will you go to the city lo-morrow. Perhaps 1 may go.

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