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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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Murray's English Grammar: Revised, Simplified, and Adapted to the Inductive ...

Lindley Murray, H. T. N. Benedict - English language - 1832 - 192 pages
...enterprise, occasioned his disgrace. SECTION 5. Of the Tcnsfs. TENSE means time. Verhs have six tenses, the present, the imperfect, the perfect, the pluperfect, and the first and second future tenses. The present tense denotes present time; or the present tense represents an action or event...
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English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1832 - 232 pages
...time, might seem to admit only of the prescrit, past, and future; but to mark it more accurately, it is made to consist of six variations, viz. the. PRESENT, the IMPERFECT, the PERFECT, thei'burr.RFKCT, and the FIRST and SECOND FUTURE TENSES. The Present Tense represents an action or...
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English Grammar in Familiar Lectures: Accompanied by a Compendium ...

Samuel Kirkham - 1833
...defective} may be employed in the same manner. II. OF THE TENSES. TENSE means time. Verbs have six tenses, the Present, the Imperfect, the Perfect, the Pluperfect, and the First and Second Future tenses. The PRESENT TENSE represents an action or event as taking place at the time in which it is...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners. With an ...

Lindley Murray - 1834 - 340 pages
...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,...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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Smith's New Grammar: English Grammar, on the Productive System: a Method of ...

Roswell Chamberlain Smith - English language - 1834 - 192 pages
...steam-boat starts." 494. Tense is the distinction of time, and admits of six variations, namely — the present, the imperfect, the perfect, the pluperfect, and the first and second future tenses. XL. OF PARTICIPLES. 495. In the phrase, " I found a man laboring in the field," the word lahoring...
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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
...unlimited manner, and without any distinction of number and person ; as, " To love; to write." TENSE 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...
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The Principles of Language: Containing a Full Grammatical Analysis of ...

Solomon Barrett - English language - 1837 - 120 pages
...past, and future, but to mark it more accurately, it is made to consist of six variations, \ ' iz.: the present, the imperfect, the perfect, the pluperfect, and the first and second future tenses.* 1. The present tense represents an action or event, as passing at the time in which it is...
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An abridgment of Murray's English grammar, accompanied by an appendix of ...

Lindley Murray - 1837
...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, the imperfect, ihe perfect, the pluperfect, and the first and second future tenses. Q. What does the present tense...
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An epitome of English grammar; by J.W.R.

J. W. R. - 1839 - 130 pages
...and 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. 2. The PRESENT TENSE signifies the present moment ; as, I walk. The IMPERFECT TENSE or TIME...
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An enlarged edition of Murray's abridged English grammar, by dr. [J.A.] Giles

Lindley Murray - 1839 - 212 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. The Present Tense represents an action or event, as passing at the time in which it is mentioned...
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