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Superlative. Thinnest Leanest Longest Sweetest Saddest.
This plan is nice when words are short,
More beautiful, most beautiful.
Positive. Elegant Excellent Abundant Amiable Loveable Lady-like Gentlemanly
Some adjectives will not compare
The story's all quite true.
Dissyllables that end with y,
By these you'll know the rest.
Insert, in the following spaces, adjectives in the super. lative degree :
mother. Fanny is the poetess, but Leila is the
L. E. L. pleases Jessie most.
-brother. Mr. E. is the -preacher ever I listened to. I like Mr. Caird
James received a -severe rebuke. The city in Europe. The
man in Britain.
I love my
John is my
Leila Ada is a
story. Harriet is the child ever I saw. I must run to meet my- -papa. Annie is a
-beautiful girl, but Helen is theever I knew.
NUMBERS AS ADJECTIVES. Numbers are placed before nouns in the position of an adjective, and in order to distinguish them from other adjectives they are frequently called numeral adjectives. There are two kinds, Cardinal and Ordinal.
Fill up spaces with Cardinal Numbers. I promise to give you plums, if you will give me in return - apples. There are the week. How many days are in a year ? How many days are in January? - In February? March?
Learn this, and then you can find out each.
We've thirty days in cold November,
Fill up spaces with Ordinal Numbers.
chapter of Luke, and read the verse. This is my mamma's birth-day. Baby was born on the
of September. Jessie will be married on the
of this month. You are in the class.
A Pronoun is a word used instead of a Noun.
How troublesome, indeed, 't would be
66 Will Mary, Fanny, Alison, And Jessie, Julia, Pinkerton, And Henrietta too Will all the seven" (say each one's name) - Come here to see me once again?"Instead of this—« Will you."
Now if I'd used the pronoun first,
come, I trust,
away, I'd “Go you,” and none would stay. Thus I would pronouns use.
None, some, and many, this, or that,