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When in the singular ? When in the plural? What further may this rule be extended to
What case do traositive verbs govern ? assert?
Give an example of the violation of thi: What advantage might be expected from

the observance of this rule ? In the phrases, “ to run a race, to walk a What verbs are properly varied in the im.

horse,” are the verbs, run and walk, to perfect tense of the subjunctive mood? be considered as transitive or intransi. What is the rule for using the varied form tive?

of this tepse ? In the phrase, « he lay an hour in great What remarks are made with respect to vatortare," how do you parse the noun,

rying the compound tenses of the sub. hour?

junctive mood ? What are the present tense and perfect par. What remarks respecting the auxiliaries of

ticiple of the verb, lay, in that phrase? the potential mood, when applied to the When a sentence or phrase stands as the one ubjunctive ?

ject of a träositive verb, what is it lerm- What is the general rule for asing tenses = ed?

and phrases which, in point of time, reDo transitive verbs ever govern two objec- late to eacb other. tive cases ? Give an example.

Explain this rule by examples. How may the infinitive mood be gov

Which tense of the infinitive mood must be eroed ?

used after verbs expressive of hope, desire

&c. ? When the preposition, to, properly omite

Give an example of the violation of this ted before verbs in the infinitive mood ?

rule. What governs the infinitive mood in the

What is the general rale respecting the tenphrase an object so high as to be invis.

ses or the infinitive ? ible ?

What is the difference of signification be. What, in the phrase "be desired nothing

tween the phrases, “ J rejoiced to see my more than to knon his own imperfec

friend," and " I rejoiced to have seen my tions ?"

friend ?" „Give an example of the infinitive mood ab- In relating things that were formerly express solute.

sed by another pera, when must the What case have peuter and intransi

present tense be used ? tive verbs after them ?

When, the past tense ? Give an example of the violation of this Witb what do participles agree? role.

Is the present participle ever used without What case have passive verbs of nam. ào obvious reference to any doup or iog, after them?

pronoun ? *Correct the phrase, “ They were offered a Give an example of such use. pardon."

What case have the participles of neuter After what conjunctions must the indica. and passive verbs sometimes after i bem? tive mood be used ?

What government have participles ? After what, the subjunctive !

Give an example of a participle used as a By wbicb form of the subjanctive mood are noun in the nominative case.

the conjonctions, if, though, unless, &c. Give an example in the objective case. generally followed?

Give an example of a participle used both When do these conjunctions admit of the as a noun and a verb in the same phrase. indicative termination ?

What is the rule respecting the present par. Which form do lest and that, annexed to a ticiple with an article before it ? command preceding, require ?

Give an example of the violation of this When does if with but following it, require role, in the use both of the definite and the varied form?

the indefinite article. When, the indicative form? Is it correct to use both forms aster the

Lecture VII.--Of Conjunctions. sabe conjunction in the same sentence ? Gire an example of this inaccuracy.

What is the rule with respect to con. From what have almost all of the irregu- junctions connecting cases and larities in the construction of any lan- moods ?

Give an example of erroneous construction Has the varied form of the subjunctive under tbis rule.

mood probably arisen from the ellipsis When ropjanctions are made to connect of some words ?

different moods and epses, what must be Explain this origin by examples.

observed respecting the nomioative? What is the general rule for using the vari- What is the rule respecting a noun or pro

ed jorm of the subjunctive mood in the noun following than or as, after a com. present tense


guage arisen?

among ?


What exception to this rule?

What, with respect to separatiog the prep What is as, when connected with such, to be osition from its noun, in order to connect considered ?

different prepositions with the same bonu!

When is it proper to say, 'disappointed of Lecture VIII.- Of Adverbs.

a thing ? What do adverbs modify ?

When, " disappointed in a thiog ?What is the rule respecting the situation of Ought we to say, “in compliance with” or adverbs in a sentence ?

“ in compliance to ?" "averse to or "4

verse from ?Give an example of erroneous position.

What is observed respectiog the preposition Does the adverb, never, generally precede

or follow the verb ?
When an auxiliary is used, where is never

Lecture X.-Interjections.
placed ?
Give an example,
How is the adverb where often used ?

What case do interjections require af.
Is this moile of expression to be imitated ? ter them ?
How are here, there, &c. often improperly What is an ellipsis ?
applied ?

Explain this definition by examples. What is the effect of two negatives?

What is the general rule respecting the el Which ie the best method of expressing an lipsis ? affirmation, hy a regular affirmative, or Give an example of the ellipsis of the arti

. by two negatives? Give an example of the improper use of When should this ellipsis be avoided. two negatives instead of one.

How is the ellipsis of the adjective used!? Lecture IX.-Of Prepositions.

When ought this ellipsis to be omitted?

How is the noun frequently omitted ? What do prepositions govern ?

What is the ellipsis of the pronoun ? Give an example of the violation of this Give an example of the ellipsis of the 'verb role.

-of the conjunction of the adverb-of What is uoderstood in the phrase, “ Give

the preposition-of the interjection. me the hook ?"

What is the general rule respecting the corWbat is observed with respect to separating

struction of the parts of a sentence ? the preposition from the relative wbich

Give an example of the violation of this

rule. it governs ?

PART IV.-PROSODY. What is Prosody ?

Were the ancients acquainted with our Of how many parts does it consist ? points ? What does the former teacb ?

How then did they write ?

Till what period did this custom continue! What, the latter ?

On what is punctuation priocipally fourWhat is accept?

ded? What is quantity ?

In what respect does it regulate the pauses When is a syllable long ? why?

to be made in reading ? Whep is it short ? why?

What is an adjunct ?
What time does a long syllable require What is a compound sentence ?

What is a simple sentence? in pronouncing it?

Jo what respects may the subject and verb What is emphasis ?

he attended with adjuncts ? What are pauses ?

When do these adjuncts render the sentence What are topes ?

compouod ?

Repeat the rules and exceptions respecting What is versification ?

the use of the comma. What is rbyme ?

The same respecting the use of the semicoPunctuation.

lon--the colon-the period.

What is observed of the dash ? of the inter. What is panctuation ?

rogatory point ? of the exclamatory What are the point: principally used in point ? of the pareothesis of the apos written composition ?

trophe, caret, &c. Which point represents the shortest pause ? Repeat the directions respecting the use of Which ¿he longest ?

capital letters.

or the Tenses

Of the Present tense
Of the Imperfect tense
Of the Perfect tense
of the pluperfect tense
Of the First Future tense
of the Second Future tense

Of the Defivite and Indefinite tenses
Of Number and Person
of Conjugation
of Auxiliary verbs
Of Regular and Irregular verbs
Of Defective verbs

of Participles
or Coojunctions
Or Adverbs
of Prepositions
or luterjectious
Of Derivation.

Derivation of words from one another in English

Derivation of Engli-b words from other languages Promiscuous Exercises io Parsing

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Definition and use of Syntax

Of Concord and Agreeinent
Of Sentences

Directions for Parsing
Of the Syntax of the Articles
Of the Syntax of the Adjectives
of the Syotax of Nouns.

Ofiwo or more Nouns agreeing in case

Of one Noun governing another in the possessive case
Of the Syntax of Pronouns.

Of a noun or pronoun in the dominative case to a verb.
Of the coustructioo of relative

Of the nominalive case following the verb
Of the nominative case independeot, when an address, &c.
of pronouns agreeing with their antecedents, &c.
Of a pronoun standing for two or more pouns, singular, con-

pected by a conjunction
Of a relative preceded by antecedents of Jifferent persons
Of the vomipative case absolute, joined with a participle

of adjective pronouns Of the Syotax of Verbs.

Of the agreement of a verb with its nominative case
Ofihe use of the verb without any nowinative
of a verb agreeing with pouns singular connected by a copu-

lative conjunction
Of the same convected by a disjunctive
Of the verb agreelog with a noun of multitude
of a verb agreeing with the infinitive mood, &c.
of verbs transitive governing the objective case

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Of objective sentences or phrases
Of be infioitive mood, governed by a verb, noud, &c.
Of omitting the sign of the infioitive
Of the iofioitive following as, than, &c.
Of the iufinitive mood absolute
Of the case after neuter and intransitive verbs
Of the case after passive verbs of naming, &c.
Of the Syntax of the Moods
of the rules respecting the different forms of the Subjunctive

of the Syotax of tbe teoses-general rule
Of the tenses of the infinitive mood

of the Syntax of participles of the syntax of Conjunctions

Of the case of coups or pronouns after than or as Of the Synthx of Adverbs

Of the position of adverbs in a senteuce

Of the effect of two negatives Of the Syntax of Prepositious of the Syotax of Interjections

Supplementary Rules.

of the ellipsis
General Rule--construction of the parts of sentences
Promiscuous Exercises in False Syntax

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General, View of Prosody



Of the definition, &c. of Punctuation
Of the Comma
of the Semicolon
Of the Colop
Of the Period
Of the Dash
Of the Interrogatory Point
of the Exclamatory Point
of the Parenthesis
of the Apostrophe, Caret, &c.
Directions respecting the use of Capital Letters

Questions for Examination

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