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" In general, the perfect tense may be applied wherever the action is connected with the present time, by the actual existence, either of the author, or of the work, though it may have been performed many centuries ago ; but if neither the author nor the... "
English Grammar, with an Improved Syntax - Page 54
by J. M. Putnam - 1831 - 162 pages
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English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1818 - 312 pages
...week, and to-day ; and still there remains a part of this year, week, and day, .whereof I speak. \ In general, the perfect tense may be applied wherever...or of the work, though it may have been performed many.qphturies ago ; but if neither the author nor dtJWiKJ§$k,.,now' nemains, it cannot be used. We...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1821 - 310 pages
...this week, and to-day ; and still there remains a part of this year, week, and day, whereof I speak. In general, the perfect -tense may be applied wherever...is connected with the present time, by the actual existeuee, either of the author, or of the .work, though it may have been performed many centuries...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1821 - 339 pages
...this week, andta-day ; and still there remains apart of this year, week, and day, whereof I speak. * In general, the perfect tense may be applied wherever the action is connected with the present time, hy the actnal existence, either of the author, or of the work, though it may have been performed many...
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Murray's English Grammar Simplified: Designed to Facilitate the Study of the ...

Allen Fisk - English language - 1822 - 176 pages
...this week, and to day ; and still there remains a part of this year, week, and day, whereof I speak. In general, the perfect tense may be applied wherever...the action is connected with the present time, by Ihe actual existence, either of the author, or of the work, though it may have been performed many...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1823
...this year, week, and day, whereof I speak. In general, the perfect tense may be applied wherever thtf action is connected with the present time, by the...the work now remains, it cannot be used. We may say, " Cifcero has written orations ;" but we cannot say, " Cicero has written poems;" because the orations...
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Conversations on English Grammar: Explaining the Principles and Rules of the ...

Charles M. Ingersoll - English language - 1825 - 288 pages
...this week, and lo-day ; and still there remains a part of this year, week, and day. whereof I speak. In general, the perfect tense may be applied wherever...centuries ago ; but if neither the author nor the work remains, it cannot be used. We may say, " Cicero has written orations ;" but we cannot say, " Cicero...
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English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1825 - 264 pages
...this week, and to-day ; and still there remains a part of this year, week, and day, whereof I speak. In general, the perfect tense may be applied wherever...of the author, or of the work, though it may have 1ieen performed many centuries ago ; but if neither the author nor the work now remains, it cannot...
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English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1825 - 264 pages
...perfect tense may he applied wherever the iion is connected with the present time, oy the actual existcc, either of the author, or of the work, though it may have tn performed many centuries ago ; but if neither the author r the work now remains, it cannot be used....
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English Grammar

Lindley Murray - 1827
...and to.day ; and still there remains a part of this year, week, and day, whereof I speak. In genera], the perfect tense may be applied wherever the action...say, " Cicero has written orations;" but we cannot say, " Cicero has written poems;" because the orations are in being, but the poems are lost. Speaking...
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English Grammar: With an Improved Syntax. Part I. Comprehending at One View ...

John March Putnam - Textbooks - 1828 - 180 pages
...this afternoon. In general, the perfect teuse may be appi ed wherever the action is connected with tke present time, by the actual existence either of the...centuries ago; but if neither the author nor the work now remain' it cannot be used. We may say, Cicero^5 written orations ; but we cannot say ncero has written...
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