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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 - 1829 - 312 pages
...remains a part of this year, week, and day, whereof I speak. I 1 In general, the perfect tense may he applied wherever the action is connected with the...remains, it cannot be used. We may say, " Cicero has ttnVten orations;" but we cannot say, " Cicero has written poems;" because the orations are in being,...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the Language ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1829
...this week, and to-day ; and still there remains a part of this year,aweek, and day, whereof I speak. In general, the perfect tense may be applied wherever...performed many centuries ago ; but if neither the author aor the work now remains, it cannot be used. We may say, M Cicero has written orations ;" but we cannot...
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The Grammatical Instructer; Containing an Exposition of All the Essential ...

Samuel B. EMMONS - English language - 1832 - 160 pages
...was done; as, ' I saw him yesterday ;' ' Philosophers made great discoveries in the last century.' In general, the perfect tense may be applied wherever...author nor the work now remains, it cannot be used. The perfect tense preceded by the words, when, after, as soon as, &c. is often used to denote the relative...
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English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1832 - 232 pages
...general, the perfect tense may he applied wherever the action is connected with the present time, hy the actual existence, either of the author, or of the work, though it may have heeu performed many centuries ago ; hut if neither the author nor the work now remains, it cannot he...
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English Grammar in Familiar Lectures, Accompanied by A Compendium: Embracing ...

Samuel Kirkham - English language - 1833 - 228 pages
...and to-day, and still there remains a part of this century, year, week, and day, of which I speak. In general, the perfect tense may be applied wherever...but if neither the author nor the work now remains, the perfect tense ought not to be employed. Speaking of priests in general, we may say, " They have,...
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English Grammar in Familiar Lectures: Accompanied by a Compendium ...

Samuel Kirkham - 1833
...and to-day, and still there remains a part of this century, year, week, and day, of which I speak. In general, the perfect tense may be applied wherever...either of the author or of the work, though it may nave been performed many centuries ago; but if neither the author nor me work now remains, the perfect...
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English Grammar in Lectures: Designed to Render Its Principles Easily ...

Lorenzo F. Hamlin - English language - 1833 - 108 pages
...general, the perfect tense maybe applied wherever the action u connected with the present time, by tho actual existence, either of the author, or of the...if neither the author nor the work now remains, it ".annot be used. We may say, ' Cicero has written orations :' but we cannot say, * Cicero has written...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners. With an ...

Lindley Murray - 1834 - 340 pages
...this week, and today ; and still there remains a part of this year, week, and day, whereof I speak. In general, the perfect tense may be applied wherever...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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Smith's New Grammar: English Grammar, on the Productive System: a Method of ...

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - English language - 1834 - 192 pages
...and to-day ; and still there remains a part of this year, week and day, whereof I speak. 4y&— 1. In general, the perfect tense may be applied wherever...actual existence, either of the author or of the work, thougn it may have been performed many centuries ago ; but if neither the author nor the work now remains,...
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English Grammar in Familiar Lectures: Accompanied by a Compendium; Embracing ...

Samuel Kirkham - English language - 1834 - 228 pages
...wherever the action is con nected with the present time, by the actual existence either of the authni or of the work, though it may have been performed...but if neither the author nor the work now remains, the perfect tense ought not to be employed. Speaking of priests in general, we may say, " They have...
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