A Grammar Containing the Etymology and Syntax of the English Language: For Advanced Grammar Grades, and for High Schools, Academies, Etc
Harper & Bros., 1878 - English language - 256 pages
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action adjective adjunct adverb agree ANALYSIS Anglo-Saxon antecedent appears apply attributive auxiliary belong better called clause comparative complement complete compound conjugation conjunction connected construction DEFINED definition denote dependent derived element English EXERCISE expressed feminine future gender gerund give given grammatical form Hence imperative independent indicative indicative mood infinitive inflection interrogative intransitive irregular joined kind language Latin learning limiting loved manner masculine meaning Model modifying modifying the noun mood nature neuter nominative NOTES noun or pronoun object origin parsed participle passive past participle past tense perfect personal pronoun phrase plural possessive potential predicate preposition present principal pronominal proper qualifying reference regular relation relative represented root second person seen simple singular number speaking SPECIAL RULE speech suffix term thing third person Thou thought transitive verb verbal voice walk words write written