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When in the singular? When in the plural? What further may this rule be extended to
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 teose ? e In the pbrase, « he lay an hour in great What remarks are made with respect to vátorture," 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 oil. Objunctive ? ject of a träositive verb, what is it lerm- What is the gederal rule for asing tenses
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 gove Which tense of the infinitive mood must he
used after verbs eroed ?
pressive 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 know his own imperfec
friend," and " I rejoiced to have seen my tions 2"
friend pas Give an example of the infinitive mood ab
In relating things that were formerly expres. solute.
sed by another persoa, when must the What case have peuter and intrapsi.
present tense be used ? tive verbs after them?
When, the past tense ? Give an example of the violation of this with what do participles agree ? rule.
Is the present participle ever used without What case have passive verbs of nam. an obvious reference to any noup or ing, after them ?
pronoun ? Correct the phrase, “ They were offered a Give an example of such use. pardon."
What case bave the participles of neuter After what conjunctions must the indica and passive verbs sometimes after them? tive mood be used ?
What government have participles ? After what, the subjanctive !
Give an example of a participle used as a By which form of the sa hjanetive mood are noun in the nominative case.
the conjunctions, if, though, unless, &c. Give an example in the objective case. generally followed?
Give an example of a participle used both When do these conjunctioos admit of the as a poun and a verb in the same phrase. indicative termination ?
Wbat 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 indefipite article. When, the indicative form ? Is it correct to use both forms after the Lecture VII.-Oj Conjunctions.
same 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 ? guage arisen ?
Give an example of erroneous construction Has the varied form of the snbjunctive under tbis rule. mood probably arisen from the ellipsis When conjunctions are made to connect of some words?
different moods and sepses, what must be Explain this origin by examples.
observed respecting the nominative? What is the general rule for using the vari- What is the rule respecting a noun or pro
ed form of the subjunctive mood in the noup following than or as, after a compresent tense?
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 douu!
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
verse from ?” Give an example of erroneous position. Does the adverb, never, generally precede
What is observed respectiog the preposition 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 mode 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 e! Which is 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?
cle. 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 tbe 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 book ?”
What is the general rule respecting the conWhat is observed with respect to separating Give an example of the violation of this
struction of the parts of a sentence ? the preposition from the relative which
rule. it governs ?
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 foun. What is accent ?
ded? What is quantity ?
In what respect does it regulate the pauses
What is an adjonct?
What is a simple sentence? in pronouncing it?
In 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 ?
Repeat the rules and exceptions respecting What is versification?
the use of the comma. Wbat is rbyme ?
The same respecting the use of the semicoPunctuation.
lop-the colon-the period.
What is observed of the dash ? of the inter. What is panctuation ?
rogatory point ? of the exclamatory What are tbe points principally used in point ? of the parenthesis of the aposwritten composition ?
trophe, caret, &c. Which point represents the shortest pause ? Repeat the directions respecting the use of Which ¿he longest ?
of the definition and use of Etymology
Condensed views of all the parts of speech
Number and variety of words, &c.
of the Nature of Adjectives
Remarks on the Subject of Comparison
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or Nouns in general
of Propouus in general
of Adjective Pronouns Of Verbs.
or the Nature and Classification of Verbs
of the Imperative Mood
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or the Tenses
Of the Present tense
Of the Definite and lodefinite tenses
Derivation of words from one another in English
Derivalion of Engli-b words from other languages Promiscuous Exercises in Parsing
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Definition and use of Syntax
Of Concord and Agreeinent
Directions for Parsing
Ofiwo or more Nouns agreeing in case
Of one Noun governing another in the possessive case
Of a noun or pronoun in the nominative case to a verb.
a pronoun standing for two or more nouns, singular, con-
Of adjective pronouns
Of the agreement of a verb with its nominative case
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of objective sentences or phrases
Of the Syntax of participles
or the case of Doubs or pronouns after than or as Of the Syntax 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 Taterjections
of the ellipsis
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Gegeral, View of Prosody
Of the definition, &c. of Punctuation
Questions for Examination
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