An Abridgment of L. Murray's English Grammar: With Alterations and Improvements : Designed for the Use of the Younger Class of Learners

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Manning & Loring, 1808 - English language - 72 pages

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Page 2 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
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Page 43 - When a nominative comes between the relative and the verb, the relative is governed by some word in its own member of the sentence : as, " He who preserves me, to whom I owe my being, whose I am, and whom I serve, is eternal.
Page 31 - They might have been loved. SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD. Present Tense. Singular. Plural. 1. If I be loved, 1. If we be loved, 2. If thou be loved, 2. If you be loved, 3. If he be loved; 3. If they be loved.
Page 12 - What, is a kind of compound relative, including both the antecedent and the relative, and is equivalent to that which; as "This is what I wanted ;" that is to say,
Page 46 - By the thirteenth rule of syntax, when verbs are used that, in point of time, relate to each other, the order of time should be observed. The imperfect tense visited should, therefore, have been had visited, in the pluperfect tense, representing the.

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