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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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Paul Prendergast; or, The comic schoolmaster, comprising a new and facetious ...

Percival Leigh - 1858
...SECTION IV. OP THE TENSES. TENSE is the distinction of time, and consists of six divisions, namely, the Present, the Imperfect, the Perfect, the Pluperfect, and the First and Second Future Tenses. Time is also distinguished by a forelock, scythe, and hour-glass ; but the youthful reader...
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An Attempt to Simplify English Grammar ...

Robert Sullivan - English language - 1861 - 216 pages
...past, KoAjuture. But, to mark it more accurately, it is made to consist of six variations; namely, the Present, the Imperfect, the Perfect, the Pluperfect, and the First and Second Future tenses. Johnson, confined to the present tense, I must say that I have not heen ahle to find a single...
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A new British spelling book; or, An introduction to spelling and reading

Joseph Guy (of Bristol.) - 1864
...imperative, the potential, the subjunctive, and the infinitive. There are six tenses, or times, in verbs, viz., the present, the imperfect, the perfect, the pluperfect, and the first and second future tenses. 6. A PARTICIPLE is formed from a verb, and partakes of the nature both of the verb and the...
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The Pictorial Grammar

Charles Robert Forrester - English language - 1876 - 75 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...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 Grammar of English Grammars: With an Introduction, Historical and Critical

Goold Brown - English language - 1851 - 1102 pages
...Philanthropists, Pestalozzian and the Productive Schools." — Smith's Sew Gram., p. iii. "Verbs have six tenses, the Present, the Imperfect, the Perfect, the Pluperfect, and the First and Second Future tenses." — A'lriftrtw'* Gram., p. 138; L. Murray's, 68; Ji. C. Smith's, 27; Alger's, 28. "Is is an...
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The Comic English Grammar: A New and Facetious Introduction to the English ...

Percival Leigh - English language - 1903 - 228 pages
...SECTION IV. OF THE TENSES. TENSE is the distinction of time, and consists of six divisions, namely, the Present, the Imperfect, the Perfect, the Pluperfect, and the First and Second Future Tenses. Time is also distinguished by a fore lock, scythe, and hour-glass ; but the youthful reader...
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