Speaking Writing Articles
The first requisite of style is choice of words, and this com...
Past Perfect Tense
Choice Of Words
In another place in this book advice has been given to ...
In the subjunctive mood the plural form were should be used w...
Strength is that property of style which gives animation, ene...
Don't confound the two. Eat is present, ate is past. "I eat t...
Good Conversation Conclusion
Good conversation, then, is like a well-played game of whis...
Lindley Murray and Goold Brown laid down cast-iron rule...
Vocabulary Parts of Speech - Requisites
A Pronoun is a word used for or instead of a noun to keep us from
repeating the same noun too often. Pronouns, like nouns, have case,
number, gender and person. There are three kinds of pronouns, personal,
relative and adjective.
A verb is a word which signifies action or the doing of something. A
verb is inflected by tense and mood and by number and person, though the
latter two belong strictly to the subject of the verb.
An adverb is a word which modifies a verb, an adjective and sometimes
A preposition serves to connect words and to show the relation between
the objects which the words express.
A conjunction is a word which joins words, phrases, clauses and
An interjection is a word which expresses surprise or some sudden
emotion of the mind.
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