The "Analysis" Analyzed: Or, Ten Points of Difference Between McElligott's Analytical Manual, and Town's Analysis

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Mark H. Newman, 1847 - English language - 24 pages

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Page 13 - A prefix is a letter, a syllable, or a word added to the beginning of some other word, to vary or modify its meaning; thus, possible, means can be done, but prefix im, and it becomes impossible, and means cannot be done.
Page 8 - ... a person skilled in judging of the merit of literary works; an examiner; a judge.
Page 19 - Primitive words are such as can be reduced to no fewer letters than what are then expressed.
Page 13 - A prefix is a letter, syllable or word added to the beginning (added to the beginning !) of some other word to vary or modify its primitive signification.
Page 17 - Although such inquiry (inquiry into the origin of the suffixes,) is not necessarily connected with this work, yet we will give some general view, &c.
Page 20 - It is (that is, the mode of defining is,) simply to speak out the primitive signification in «onnection with the separate import of such prefixes and suffixes as constitute the whole word.
Page 14 - AMBI. Implies two, twofold or doubtful ; as, amiidexter, using both hands equally well.
Page 10 - Combination of mliat ? — why, " such a combination of a word, syllable or letter, with the root, that"' But why proceed t 11 " tain" for example, is just taken and treated as an independent word.
Page 15 - be made more explicit" says the author, by adding, was or did, to the past tense of the verb !" But there are several " past tenses

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