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s6 They who are learning to compose and arrange their sentences with
accuracy and order, are learning, at the same time, to think with accuracy
andorder."

Blair,

BY LINDLEY MURRAY.

From the latest improved London Edition.

NEW-YORK:

PRINTED AND SOLD BY MSAKLANE AND LONG,

NO. 308 KROADway.

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THE NEV! YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY 2690791 ASTOR, LENIX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS

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PART I.ORTHOGRAPHY:

CHAP. I. Of letters.

Page

Sect. 1, of the nature of the letters, and of a perfect alphabet.

9

2. General observations on the sounds of the letters.

16

3. The nature of articulation explained.

26

CHAP. II. Of syllables, and the rules for arranging them. 29

CHAP. IH. Of words in general, and the rules for spel
ling them.

90
PARTIKETYMOLOGY.

CHAP. I. A general view of the parts of speech 99

CHAP. II. Of the articles.

96

CHAP. III. Of substantives.“

Sect. 1. Of substantives in general.

39

2.

of gender.

39

3. Of number.

42

4.

Of case.

CHAP. IV. Of pronouns.

48

Sect. 1. Of the personal pronouns.

48

2. of relative pronouns

50

3. Of the adjective pronouns.

CHAP. V. Of adjectives.

Sect. 1. of the nature of adjectives, and the degrees of comparison. 96.

2. Remarks on the subject of comparisoners

58

CAP. VI. Of verbs.

Sect. 1.

Of the nature of verbs in general.

2. Of number and person.

3. Of moods and participles.

Remarks on the potential mood.

5. Of the tenses.

The conjugation of the auxiliary verb-to have and to be.

7. The auxiliary verbs conjugated in their simple førm; with ob-

servations on their peculiar nature and force,

The conjugation of regular verbsé.

9. Observations on passive verbs.
LO. of irregular verbs.

95

11. Of defective verbs; and of the different ways in which verbs

are conjugated.

101

CHAP. VIID Ofradverbs.s.

103

-CHAP. VIII. Of prepositionda

107

CHAP. IX. Of conjunctions.

108

CHAP. X. Of interjections,

112

CHAP. XI: Of derivation,

Sect. 1. Of the various ways in which words are derived from one ano.

ther.

2. A sketch of the steps, by which the English language has..

risen to it present state of refinementet

116

PART III._SYNTAX

118

Of the syntax of the article.

14

Of theesyntant of the noun. ?

Of several nouns joined by copulatives

Of nouns connected by disjunctives.

126

Of nouns of multitude

187

Of one noun governing another in the possessive case.

146

of the syntax of the pronoun.

of pronouns agree og with their antecedentue

198

of the relative being noininative to the verb.

132
of the relative preceded by nominatives of different persons.
of the sydtax of the adjective.

Sept. 1926

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