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" ENGLISH GRAMMAR. ENGLISH GRAMMAR is the art of speaking and writing the English Language with propriety. "
The American Journal of Education - Page 468
edited by - 1876
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The Ohio Educational Monthly and the National Teacher: A Journal ..., Volume 47

Education - 1898
...as thereby to express our thoughts in a correct and proper manner, according to established usage. "English Grammar is the art of speaking and writing the English Language with propriety." WELD, AH, Progressive English Grammar. 1859. Portland, Me. "In studying Grammar, we...
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Ohio Educational Monthly, Volume 49

Education - 1900
...in the text. XVI. 1. What is Grammar? English Grammar? The Trivium? The Quadrivium ? 2. Criticise in "English Grammar is the art of speaking and writing the English language with propriety." 3. Give Whitney's definition of English Grammar. 4. Is Orthography properly included...
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Systematic Methodology: Designed to Rationalize and Harmonize Teaching Processes

Andrew Thomas Smith - Teaching - 1900 - 366 pages
...till the days of Goold Brown's "Grammar of English Grammars," we find the following definition : " English grammar is the art of speaking and writing the English language with propriety." The influence of Lindley Murray has been so marked that his definition has stood as...
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The Teaching of English Grammar: History and Method

Florus Alonzo Barbour - English language - 1901 - 67 pages
...middle of the present century, one finds a practically uniform agreement upon the following points : English grammar is the art of speaking and writing the English language with correctness and propriety. This art cannot be acquired by reading good literature, or by studying...
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Management and Methods for Rural and Village Teachers

Thomas E. Sanders - Electronic book - 1905 - 304 pages
...Murray in, perhaps, the first exclusively English grammar written, gives the following definition : " English grammar is the art of speaking and writing the English language with propriety." Samuel Kirkham, whose grammar was only less widely used than Murray's, defines grammar...
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A Desk-book of Errors in English: Including Notes on Colloquialisms and ...

Frank H. Vizetelly - English language - 1906 - 232 pages
...combinations, and Syntax, of the structure of sentences." In defining grammar, Lindley Murray wrote " English grammar is the art of speaking and writing the English language with propriety." Following the example of the STANDARD DICTIONARY, Murray gives one of the meanings...
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English Journal

Electronic journals - 1917
...was the first real English grammar of wide use and influence. His definition follows Quintilian's : "English grammar is the art of speaking and writing the English language with propriety." The grammar presented etymology to be learned, rules to be memorized, sentences to...
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The New Teaching

John Adams - Education - 1918 - 428 pages
...approach is not through grammar. Doubt began to be thrown upon the assertion in the textbooks that " English Grammar is the art of speaking and writing the English language correctly." It dawned upon people that those who spoke and wrote the most effective English were not those most...
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A Desk-book of Errors in English, Including Notes on Colloquialisms and ...

Frank H. Vizetelly - English language - 1920 - 232 pages
...combinations, and Syntax, of the structure of sentences." In defining grammar, Lindley Murray wrote " English grammar is the art of speaking and writing the English language with propriety." Following the style of the STANDARD DICTIONARY, Dr. Murray gives one of the meanings...
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Bulletin, Issues 1-24

United States. Office of Education - 1921
...of 1711, calls writing an accident; but in his third edition (1747) he changes his definition to " English Grammar is the art of speaking and writing the English language with propriety." This definition Murray copies exactly. Dil worth uses the word " science," but he...
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