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SELECTIONS OF PROSE AND POEff
Entered according to Act of congress, in the year is 17, by ALLEN H. W.ELD, in the Clerk's ostice of the District Court of Maine.
See Gram. §§ 35, 36, 37,28, 34, or Parsing Book, pages 5,6.
SUBJECT. MODIFIERS OF THE SUBJECT. PREDICATE. MODIFIERS OF THE PREDICATE.
The SUBJECT of a sentence The Modifiers of the subject may The PREpicate of a (the Mopifiers of the predicate may
may be a noun or o a be a noun in apposition; an adjec- || sentence may be a verb; be a noun in the objective case, (if the
verb in the infinitive; a clause: |tive, a preposition with its object || or the verb be with any | verb is transitive;), a verb in the infini-
or any word or letter of which (adjunct); a participle; a verb in the word or expression con- tive; an adverb; a preposition with
something can be affirmed.) infinitive; a relative clause; and rare- || nected with it, to com- its object (adjunct); a clause; and
- ly an adverb. plete an assertion, rarely an adjective,
The Subject, whose meaning is modified by one or more words, The Predicate, whose meaning is modified by one or more words,
is called the Modified (or logical) subject. is called the Modified (or logical) PREDICATE.
MODIFIED SUBJECTS. MODIFIED PREDICATES.
supgroct. MoD 1 FIERS of Th F. SUBJECT. PreDICATE. MoD IFI FRS OF THE PRED.
Ferdinand, - the king, held a council at Cordova.
He, the marquis of Cadiz, beheld Jrom a distance, the peril of
- the king.
"l'o die in peace, is the privilege of the goods
That you have wronged me by your denial, is evident from your own admission.
Evergreens only, go. trees, look vcrtlant, in the winter.
An, called an article, is derived from a Saxon word.
The rose, so fair and beautiful to-day, may wither and fade to-morrow.
Those, who are obliging, may expect to be accommodated.
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