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active verb active-transitive verb expresses addition to parsing adjective pronouns Adverbs of degree apples apply Rule beautiful birds boys read correctly called Relative pronouns compound sentences Conjunctions connect words connexion consonant degrees of comparison denote 2–What derived diphthong Disjunctive distinction ending in f English Grammar Examples Female formed by adding gender denotes animals Grammar for Children horse Imperfect Tense Indicative Mode Interjection Interrogative Pronouns JNom John and JANE JYom kinds of Adjective lative letter loved Modes and Tenses moun nominative noun or pronoun number and person objective case denotes parsing the article Perfect Participle person denotes personal pronouns personal termination Phraseology Poss possessive case denote preceding exercises preceding lesson prefixed to nouns preposition present participle Present Tense primitive word pupil in addition Questions red plum Repeat Rule simple word speech superlative syllable Syntax Tense represents third person tions tive Transitive Verb triphthong wise Words ending
Page 43 - Lupin was, comforted by the mere voice and presence of such a man; and, though he had merely said 'a verb must agree with its nominative case in number and person...
Page 10 - A CONJUNCTION is a part of speech that is chiefly used to connect sentences ; so as, out of two or more sentences, to make but one. It sometimes connects only words.
Page 55 - Mood or Mode is a particular form of the verb, showing the manner in which the being, action, or passion, is represented.
Page 28 - A Pronoun is a word used instead of a noun, to avoid the too frequent repetition of the same word ; as, the man is happy, he is benevolent, he is useful.
Page 28 - Some adverbs are compared, thus ; soon, sooner, soonest; often, oftener, oftenest. Those ending in ly, are compared by more and most ; as, wisely, more wisely, most wisely.
Page 8 - Monosyllables, and words accented on the last syllable, when they end with a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, double their final consonant before an additional syllable that begins with a vowel : as, rob, robber ; permit, permitt,ng.
Page 35 - SYNTAX. THE third part of grammar is SYNTAX, which treats of the agreement and construction of words in a sentence. A sentence is an assemblage of words, forming a complete sense. Sentences are of two kinds, simple and compound. A simple sentence has in it but one subject, and one finite* verb: as, "Life is short.
Page 36 - The first person denotes the speaker; the second, the person spoken to ; and the third, the person spoken of. The singular number denotes one ; and the plural, more than one.