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" Of the Tenses. TENSE, being the distinction of time, might seem to admit only of the present, past, and future; b.ut to mark it more accurately, it is made to consist of six variations, viz. the PRESENT, the IMPERFECT, the PERFECT, the PLUPERFECT, and... "
English Grammar, with an Improved Syntax - Page 52
by J. M. Putnam - 1831 - 162 pages
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The Etymologic Interpreter, Or, An Explanatory and Pronouncing Dictionary of ...

James Gilchrist - English language - 1824 - 274 pages
...time, might seem to admit only of the present, past, and future ; but to mark it more accurately, it is made to consist of six variations, viz. the PRESENT,...PERFECT, the PLUPERFECT, and the FIRST and SECOND FUTURE TENSES" ! ! ! Others, still more moderate, are content with half this number ; and insist only on three...
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English Grammar ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1824 - 310 pages
...present, past, and future ; but to mark it more accurately, it is made to consist of six Tarintions, viz. the PRESENT, the IMPERFECT, the PERFECT, the PLUPERFECT, and the FIRST and SECOND FUTURE TENSES. The Present Tense represents an action or event, . as passing at the time in which it is mentioned...
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Abridgment of Murray's English Grammar: With an Appendix, Containing ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1826 - 122 pages
...ETYMOLOGY. ft/ 29 y A to admit only of the present, past, and future; hut to mark it more accurately, it is made to consist of six variations, viz. the Present,...Perfect, the Pluperfect, and the First and Second Future Tenses. The present tense, preceded hy the words when, hefore, after, as soon as, &c. is sometimes...
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Rudimental Lessons in Etymology and Syntax: In which These Two Parts of ...

Manasseh Robbins - English language - 1826 - 69 pages
...Tense is the distinction of Time made by verbs. They have six variations to distinguish Time, called The Present, the Imperfect, the Perfect, the Pluperfect, and the First and Second Future Tenses. Ex. Present, He loves study : Imperfect, He loved it: ) . Perfect, He has loved it: } P. Pluperfect,...
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English Grammar: With an Improved Syntax. Part I. Comprehending at One View ...

John March Putnam - Textbooks - 1828 - 180 pages
...or volitions of the mind. And considered in this light, it is as evidently a present tense, as (he expression I expect, or I intend, to do a thing. There...time, is made to consist of six variations ; viz ; the j>'.cs«nf, the imperfect the perfect, the pluperfect, and the first and second future. The Present...
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Abridgment of Murray's English Grammar: With an Appendix, Containing ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1828 - 122 pages
...of mood." Editor. to admit only of the present, past, and future; but to mark it more accurately, it is made to consist of six variations, viz. the Present,...Perfect, the Pluperfect, and the First and Second Future Tenses. The Present Tense represents an action or event, as passing at the time in which it is mentioned;...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 10

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...time, might seem to admit only of the present, past, and future ; but to mark it more accurately, it is made to consist of six variations, viz. the present,...perfect, the pluperfect, and the first and second future tenses !' Others, still more moderate, are content with half this number; and insist only on three...
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Abridgment of Murray's English Grammar: With an Appendix, Containing ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1829 - 122 pages
..." Having finished his work, he submitted it ;» &c. nr«*» tVirPO "Partirinloc tliA "Prflconf- OF made to consist of six variations, viz. the Present,...Perfect, the Pluperfect, and the First and Second Future Tenses. The Present Tense represents an action or event, as passing at the time in which it ia mentioned...
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Abridgment of Murray's English Grammar: With an Appendix, Containing ...

Lindley Murray - 1830
...of mood." Editor. to admit only of the present, past, and future; but to mark it more accurately, it is made to consist of six variations, viz. the Present,...Perfect, the Pluperfect, and the First and Second Future Tenses. The Present Tense represents an action or event, as passing at the time in which it is mentioned;...
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A Practical Grammar of the English Language: In which the Principles ...

Roscoe Goddard Greene - English language - 1830 - 111 pages
...the present, past, and future ; but to mark it more accu(JUESTIONS. rately, it is made to consist (1) of six variations, viz. the Present, the Imperfect,...Perfect, the Pluperfect, and the First and Second Future Tenses. The Present Tense (2) represents an action or event as passing at the time in which it is mentioned...
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