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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 in Familiar Lectures: Accompanied by a Compendium ...

Samuel Kirkham - English language - 1835 - 228 pages
...and to-day, and still there remains a part of this century, year, week, and day, of which I speah. In general, the perfect tense may be applied wherever...been performed many centuries ago; but if neither the authoj nor the work now remains, the perfect tense ought not to be employed. Speaking of priests in...
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Murray's System of English Grammar: Improved, and Adapted to the Present ...

Lindley Murray, Enoch Pond - English language - 1835 - 70 pages
...In general, the perfect tense may be used, wherever the action is connected with the present tense, by the actual existence either of the author or of...centuries ago; but if neither the author nor the work remains, it cannot properly be used. Thus we may say, " Cicero has written beautiful orations," because...
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English Grammar in Familiar Lectures: Accompanied by a Compendium ...

Samuel Kirkham - English language - 1835 - 228 pages
...week, 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 the action is con nected with the present time, by trie actual existence either of the author or of the work, though...
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English Grammar in Familiar Lectures: Embracing a New Systematic Order of ...

Samuel Kirkham - English language - 1836 - 228 pages
...general, the perfect tense mav be applpd wherever the action is con nected with the present time, by tlie actual* existence either of the author or of the work,...many centuries ago ; but if neither the author nor tlie work now remains, the perfect tense ought not to be employed. Speaking of priests in general,...
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English Grammar in Familiar Lectures: Embracing a New Systematic Order of ...

Samuel Kirkham - English language - 1837 - 228 pages
...general, the perfect tense may be applied wherever the .trtion is con necteS with the present time, hy the actual existence either of the author or of the...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 hme...
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English Grammar in Familiar Lectures: Accompanied by a Compendium, Embracing ...

Samuel Kirkham - English language - 1839 - 228 pages
...remains a part of this century, year, week, and day, of which I speak. In general, the perfect ter.3e may be applied wherever the action is connected with...either of the author or of the work, though it may nave been performed many centuries ago; but if neither the author nor the work now remains, the perfect...
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English Grammar in Familiar Lectures: Embracing a New Order of Parsing, a ...

Samuel Kirkham - English language - 1839 - 228 pages
...be applied wherever the action is cn nected with the present time, by the actual existence cither of the author or of the work, though it may have been performed many centuries ago -T but if neither the author no>- the work now remains, the perfect tense ought not to be employed....
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English Grammar in Familiar Lectures: Embracing a New Systematic Order of ...

Samuel Kirkham - English language - 1840 - 228 pages
...and to-day, and still there remains a part of this century, year, week, and day, of which I apeak. 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 the work now remains, the perfect...
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English Grammar on the Productive System: A Method of Instruction Recently ...

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - English language - 1840 - 192 pages
...genera), the perfect tense may he applied wherever the action is connected with the present tin^tfta the actual existence, either of the author or of the work, though it may haW^cen performed niany centuries aijo ; but if neither the author nor the work now remains, it cannot...
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English Grammar, on the Productive System: A Method of Instruction Recently ...

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - English language - 1841 - 192 pages
...and to-day ; and still there remains a part of this year, week and day, whereof I speak. 490 — 1. In general, the perfect tense may be applied wherever...now remains, it cannot be used. We may say, " Cicero lias written orations ;" but we cannot say, " Cicero has written speak of the Druids, as any particular...
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